- Help plan spring conference! Survey for spring conference
- Thank you, everyone for joining the conference this fall! We look forward to seeing you at the Spring WACTA Conference in Olympia March 6-7.
- Meet the Superintendent Candidates at the Washington Business Alliance Breakfast. Learn More
- Program of Work updated and under About Us...
- CTE Administrative Job Openings:
- Check out Current Job Openings
- Have a CTE coordinator/administrator job to post? Contact the WACTA webmaster: email@example.com
- Congratulations to Teri Pablo! She was named the 2016 Outstanding CTE Director!
- Congratulations to Eleanor Sellers, she was awarded the 2016 CTE VIP award!
- Become a member of WACTA today! To join, go to Washington ACTE's website (www.wa-acte.org)
To provide leadership to enhance and support Career and Technical Education in communities and schools
WACTA Belief Statements
- WACTA's primary interest is to serve Career and Technical Education directors and administrators and we believe that WACTA enables each member to achieve the professional expertise and knowledge to
- Shape visionary, proactive leadership through a supportive networking and mentoring process
- Experience professional growth that continuously improves CTE administrative skills
- Understand why and how to advance CTE in the context of broad educational issues
- Support and advocate for Career and Technical Education
'Career and Technical Education is for EVERY student'
- Fosters a passion for their future
- Opens high-quality opportunities to career, community, and leadership experiences
- Develops an employable, technically skilled workforce
- Offers rigorous, applied learning in a relevant context
Based on our beliefs, we and our CTE Partners commit to:
- Increase equitable access to quality career and technical education for every student
- Career and technical education is an essential part of basic education and increases graduation rates
- Career and technical education improves the state’s economy by closing the skills gap
- Fund and support quality career and technical education programs
In the News:
Congratulations 2016 Phyllis Lawson Scholarship Winners!
Each year, WACTA awards four - five $1,000 scholarships to graduating Washington State high school seniors that distinguish themselves in the field of career and technical education during high school.
This year's winners are:
Nick Ayers, Columbia River HS
Ryan Newman, Evergreen HS- Vancouver
Trevor May, YV Tech
Recent Articles and Videos About CTE in Schools: