- Time for Administrator of the Year Nominations! Check out the Awards Page for more information
- Legislative Advocacy Documents: Please share the leg advocacy with your legislators! A second page is available too for additional information.
- The 2016-2017 Phyllis Lawson Scholarship is now online. Please provide to your outstanding CTE students.
- Help plan spring conference! Survey for spring conference
- CTE Administrative Job Openings:
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: