Association for Career and Technical Education
ACTE is the largest national education association dedicated to the advancement of education that prepares youth and adults for careers. ACTE’s core purpose is to provide leadership in developing an educated, prepared, adaptable and competitive workforce. The strength of ACTE is reflected in its diverse membership composed of more than 25,000 career and technical educators, administrators, researchers, guidance counselors and others involved in planning and conducting career and technical education programs at the secondary, postsecondary and adult levels. ACTE is committed to enhancing the job performance and satisfaction of its members; to increasing public awareness and appreciation for career and technical programs; and to assuring growth in local, state and federal funding for these programs by communicating and working with legislators and government leaders.