Save the date! Our 6th Annual Workforce Development through CTE Summit is November 28 – 29, 2023 in Phoenix, Arizona. is designed to bring business and workforce leaders together focusing on building powerful partnerships with schools as a way to strengthen industry’s workforce development strategy. Participants will have the opportunity to:

  1. Engage in a highly interactive, high-energy event with like-minded professionals from around the United States
  2. Network and learn about successful practices
  3. Walk away with insights, connections and resources you can use in your role and share with your constituents
  4. Get support to real challenges just in time
  5. Build relationships with like-minded people facing similar challenges and learn from their solutions.

The 2023 Annual Summit connects to the following WFD Coalition Goals

  • Develop activities connecting business and industry needs and educational practices to address CTE student and workforce development needs.
  • Harness the voice of business and industry to support CTE
  • Recommend positions and activities that further the purpose of high-quality career and technical education across the United States.

Register Now!

In order to register for the Summit, you will need to apply a promotion code. For the code, please email or contact Laura Scott at

2023 Summit Agenda

Below is a tentative agenda for the 2023 Summit. Additional details and updates will be shared periodically up until the Summit.

November 28, 2023 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

  • Breakfast 9:00 – 9:30 am
  • Meeting 9:30 am – 5:00 pm 
  • Reception and Networking 5:15 – 6:00 pm 

November 29, 2023 8:00 – 11:30 am

  • Breakfast 8:00 – 8:30 am
  • Meeting 8:30 am – 11:00 am

Price: The cost is $300.00 per attendee and includes the following:

  • All event and program materials 
  • Directory of annual summit participants 
  • Continental breakfast, lunch and refreshments Tuesday
  • Heavy hors d’oeuvres and alcoholic drinks Tuesday evening
  • Continental breakfast, refreshments Wednesday 

Air travel, hotel reservations and transportation from/to* the airport is the responsibility of our guests.  ACTE has arranged a sub-block for Summit participants. 

Visit the CareerTech VISION 2023 page for more information about travel details.

Questions: Email