The purpose of the Administration Division is to inform members on current developments, plans, policies and issues of the Utah ACTE and their implications for the further development and improvement of career and technical education. Our function is to develop and promote high professional standards among our membership and to expand professional relations with other Utah ACTE Divisions, agencies, organizations and institutions. Our focus is also on providing opportunities for professional growth to meet the needs of all members of the Division.
The ACTE Agricultural Education Division’s membership base includes agriculture teachers (elementary, secondary, postsecondary, adult), state agricultural education leaders and university agricultural educators. Originating with the Smith-Hughes Act of 1917, this Division’s mission is to prepare students for successful careers and a lifetime of choices in the global agriculture and natural resources systems.
The Family and Consumer Sciences (FACS) Education Division helps to promote and enhance FACS education throughout the United States and cooperates with other Divisions to advance the purposes of ACTE.
The purpose of the FACS Division is to prepare students for family life, work life and careers in FACS by providing opportunities to develop the knowledge, skills, attitudes and behaviors needed for:
- Strengthening the well-being of individuals and families across the life span
- Becoming responsible citizens and leaders in family, community and work settings
- Promoting optimal nutrition and wellness across the life span
- Managing resources to meet the material needs of individuals and families
- Balancing personal, home, family and work lives
- Using critical and creative thinking skills to address problems in diverse family, community and work environments
- Successful life management, employment and career development
- Functioning effectively as providers and consumers of goods and services
- Appreciating human worth and accepting responsibility for one’s actions and success in family and work life
The FACS Division does this by empowering individuals and families across the life span to manage the challenges of living and working in a diverse global society. Our unique focus is on families, work, and their interrelationships.
Family and Consumer
Science (FACS) President
Family and Consumer
Science (FACS) President-Elect
The mission of the Guidance and Career Development Division is to provide leadership and advocacy for school counselors, career development personnel and other guidance professionals.
ACTE’s Health Science Education (HSE) Division has a broad-based foundation of instructors, administrators, applied academics instructors, local and state supervisors, teacher educators and others who are dedicated to educating today’s students for tomorrow’s health care community. Many HSE educators have experience as health care professionals, and they prepare youth and adults for such careers as nursing, dental hygiene and dental assisting, home health aide and medical technician.
Members include health care educators from middle schools, high schools and secondary career centers, community colleges and other postsecondary technical schools, four-year baccalaureate degree programs, graduate degree programs and other related institutions and organizations. Most members also are advisors for HOSA–Future Health Professionals. Others join similar student associations.
Health Science President
Health Science President-Elect
Information technology (IT) has been defined as the study, design, development, implementation, support or management of computer-based information systems, particularly software applications and computer hardware. Information technology deals with the use of computers and computer software to convert, store, protect, process, transmit and securely retrieve information. The term “information technology” has ballooned to encompass many aspects of computing and technology. To a large degree, we live, work and play in a digital world. The application of IT permeates all aspects of contemporary society and all aspects of the workplace, and is represented in all areas of career and technical education.
Information Technology President
Information Technology President-Elect
We are a group of dynamic marketing educators who aim to make a difference. Join us and help make marketing education the course that is a must for students to have on their resumes to be successful in today’s workforce and earn professional development meaningful to their careers.
Skilled & Technical
Trade and industrial education prepares people for careers in a variety of trades, including carpentry, masonry, electrical and construction management; automotive technology; heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems; computer-aided drafting and manufacturing; and cosmetology. Division members are instructors of these subjects at the secondary and postsecondary levels, as well as university professors who prepare these teachers.
Skilled and Technical President
Skilled and Technical President-Elect
Technology & Engineering
Welcome to the Engineering and Technology Education Division. Our Division is composed of engineering and technology education teachers from both middle school and high school classrooms across the nation, district and state supervisors of secondary engineering and technology education, plus engineering/technology education teacher educators. The division helps promote and enhance secondary engineering and technology education throughout the United States and cooperates with other ACTE Divisions to advance career and technical education nationally.
Technology and Engineering
Technology and Engineering
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