• Link to WHOVA agenda website for Fall Conference - Updates will continue now through conference. 
  • Fall conference will include sessions just for your support staff - consider bringing them with you to fall conference. 
  • Registration is now open for the WACTA Fall Conference in Pasco, WA, October 9-10.  
    WA-ACTE will be handling our registrations for the conference.  Please go to the Conferences tab to access the registration links and forms.  We will be accepting online registrations for credit cards and paper forms for checks or purchase orders.  Please note the new billing address.

    Joe Sanfelippo
    Joe Sanfelippo -Keynote Speaker for Fall Conference

WACTA Fall Conference | October 9-10, 2017 | Pasco RL

Paper Registration Form Word | pdf (checks or purchase orders)

Online Registration (credit cards)

  • Congratulations to Sara Hatfield, the 2017 CTE Director of the Year for WACTA, next year she goes on to the WA-ACTE level!
  • Congratulations to Wes Allen, our 2017-2018 incoming WACTA President-Elect! 

  • 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 

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In the News: 

Congratulations to the 2017 Phyllis Lawson Scholarship Winners (Click on the student name to see their video!)
  • Cameron Blegan - University High School 
  • Alexandra Bradford - Union High School 
  • Samantha Bird - Todd Beamer High School 
  • Alondra Perez-Arrezda - Grandview High School 
  • Thomas Pablo - Yelm High School 
Recent Articles and Videos About CTE in Schools: