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ACTE LEAD (Leadership Exploration and Development)

New Professionals with 2-5 years CTE experience are invited to apply for this intensive and focused leadership development program.  Similar to the successful State Leadership Training Program, ACTE LEAD will meet once at National Policy Seminar and once at ACTE CareerTech VISION.


Over the course of two full day pre-convention workshops, participants will receive rigorous leadership training and find ways to use their skills within ACTE. Participants will receive a $250 stipend per session! Members must apply via the application on the ACTE Awards Portal; five participants will be selected from each Region. Applications are due October 1.

Audience:  New CTE Professionals with 2-5 years CTE experience

Financial Support Available:  A $250 stipend per successful event completion; two events in total


  • Session 1: ACTE’s CareerTech VISION 2019-Wednesday, December 4, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.- Anaheim, CA
  • Session 2: ACTE’s 2019 National Policy Seminar-Sunday, March 29, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.-Washington, D.C.

How to Apply:  Applications due October 1. Apply online here. 

ACTE would like to thank the following participants:

The First Cohort of ACTE Lead (2017-2018):

  • Diann Bennett-Magwood
  • Lori Brown
  • Chelsea Campbell
  • Brian Cashman
  • Myra Clarke
  • Kristy Clarke
  • Crystal Davis
  • Caryn Hairell
  • SusanMarie Harden
  • Paul Harwart
  • Justin Neel
  • Salman Pirzada
  • Sonja Robinson
  • Darla Romberger
  • Sara Shaw
  • Katie Stall
  • Phillip VanDenBerg
  • Corinna Vonderwall
  • Brain Welch