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Virginia ACTE is an affiliate of the national Association for Career and Technical Education.

Virginia Lottery
Thanks to Virginia Lottery for supporting Career and Technical Education in Virginia.

i am CTE

Become a member of Virginia ACTE today!

Find how to order “I am CTE” t-shirts and see logos designed for each CTE association.

Double the Investment in CTE

Find resources for supporting this new campaign to promote CTE on the Public Policy page.

Annual Leadership Seminar

Virginia ACTE’s 2019 Professional Development and Leadership Seminar was held in Richmond on January 10 and 11. See the Professional Development page for a summary and photographs.

Fact Sheet

Virginia ACTE’s 2018–2019 fact sheet, “Connecting Career Preparation to the Workforce,” is available for download.

The brochure includes enrollment, graduation, and credentialling trends. It features Career Success Stars, graduates from Virginia CTE programs beginning their careers in the 16 Career Clusters.


Issues and Solutions for CTE in Virginia

Virginia ACTE’s 2018–2019 Issues and Solutions for Career and Technical Education in Virginia is now available for download, both in brochure format (left, below) and the full report.

Issues and Solutions   Issues and Solutions

Jessica JonesPresident’s Message

Click, Share, Like—What’s Your CTE Story?
Dr. Jessica M. Jones, 2018–2019 Virginia ACTE President

In a world filled with technology, it’s become a natural occurrence to post a message on Facebook, Tweet a thought, Snapchat a story or Google a question. Often when we are curious about something we inquire or investigate further.

Read Dr. Jones’s message...

2019 ACTE National Policy Seminar

Plan to attend ACTE’s National Policy Seminar March 25–27, 2019.

Virginia ACTE’s recruitment video:

Become a Virginia ACTE member!

Virginia ACTE Board Meeting Dates

CTE: Learning that works for America from NASDCTEc on Vimeo.

For CTE Professional Development videos, webinars, and presentations, please visit the Virginia Department of Education web site.