Preparing students for college & careers.

The mission of UACTE is to provide educational leadership in developing a competitive workforce


works year-round with education policymakers & organizations to:

Establish Career and Technical Education as an integral component of education for all students

Support advocacy and public policy efforts that benefit career and technical education

Provide professional development activities for Career and Technical Educators

Promote effective, efficient and response organizational structure

Career Exploration

Career and Technical Education is all about assisting today’s students in the exploration of and preparation for tomorrow’s careers. We have been providing leadership and advocacy for career and technical education programs and professionals since 1929. We are an affiliate of the national organization Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE).

Professional Association

Utah ACTE is the largest professional association serving educators in the career and technical education profession in the state of Utah. Our members include secondary and middle school teachers and administrator, post-secondary instructors, faculty, administrators and deans, teacher educator, guidance professionals and state government education professionals. We are well-known for our leadership in legislative advocacy.

Career Preparation

Career and technical education prepares both youth and adults for a wide range of careers. These careers may require varying levels of education—from high school and postsecondary certificates to two- and four-year college degrees.

Member Benefits

Utah ACTE members also enjoy many benefits and services that help members make a personal difference to improve their schools, programs, students and their own careers.

Professional Development

Annual Winter Conference is the premier training opportunity for CTE teachers.

Professional Recognition

Annual Award winners celebrate CTE professionals and their accomplishments.

Leadership Development

Utah ACTE has unlimited opportunities for educators to become involved at the division, state and national level.


A printed newsletter and online news keeps members current.

Legislative Watch

Utah ACTE’s experts constantly monitor the action on the “hill” in Washington and in Utah.

Professional Development

ACTE’s Annual Convention provides state-of- the-art training and professional development.


Low-cost insurance and retirement savings plans.

Techniques Magazine

Current and up-to-date news and articles.


Meet new people and grow professionally.

Communication & Advocacy

Electronic legislative alerts and strong representation in our nation’s capital.

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