Alaska Association for
Career & Technical Education


The Alaska Association for Career and Technical Education is a professional organization dedicating to ensuring that all Alaskan students have access to quality career and technical education courses. Alaska ACTE provides leadership, professional development and advocacy to Alaskan educators who provide these opportunities to students.


Mission: Provide leadership to ensure all students have access to quality Career & Technical Education. 

Vision: We are the network that aligns education and industry to develop a strong Alaska workforce.


AVTEC Practicums

Professional Development Opportunity: AVTECH is offering Practicums in Diesel Heavy Equipment, Maritime, Business & Office Technology, Culinary Arts and Carpentry - February through April 2020. Contact Trish Hart for more information, [pdf-embedder url="https://www.acteo...

2019 Professional Development Conference Wrap-Up

The 2019 Alaska ACTE Professional Development Conference is in the books!!!  It was a FANTASTIC 4-day event that provided hands-on learning, workshops, breakout sessions and tours of secondary and post-secondary CTE programs.  We are so energized by the quality of presenters that shared best pract...

Benefits of Professional Memberships

I have been a member of different professional organizations throughout my 15 years in education and often questioned the value of those dollars. What exactly does that $125 get me? Is it worth it? You may ask yourself the same questions. As President of the Alaska Association for Career & Te...