Celebrating CTE Advocacy and Opportunities

By: Teri Cothren, President Over the past quarter, your association has been actively carrying out the mission to align education and industry to build a strong Alaska workforce and there have been several great opportunities to celebrate Career and Technical Education (CTE)! On April 7, 2021,...

We are Building an Education Network

by: Missy Fraze, Past-President Let's all celebrate together!! February is CTE Month and we have so much to celebrate in our state! 2020 proved to be quite the year for educators across Alaska. Who would have thought we would spend nearly a year teaching and learning from home? As we usher in ...

Alaska ACTE Hosts Virtual Professional Development Conference

Oct. 9 and 10, 2020 – Zoom Virtual learning: Two words invoking major headaches for educators across the country. Despite the challenges of online learning, especially for Career and Technical Education (CTE), benefits are emerging! One such benefit is the expanded access to professional develo...

HB 155 Testimony

Alaska, it’s time to recognize the increasing importance of CTE in preparing students for post-secondary education, training and the workplace. Our policies must match our priorities. As the President of the Alaska Association for Career and Technical Education, I have the opportunity to work w...

AVTEC Online Professional Development Opportunity

Online Professional Development Opportunity! January through April 2020, AVTEC - Alaska's Institute of Technology is offering a Methods of Instruction course covering Teaching methods/styles, learning styles, responsive teachers, create learning objectives, classroom management and assessments. Cont...

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, trish.hart@avtec.edu. [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...