Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE)
The 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. The Association for Career and Technical Education was founded in 1926, when a Coca-Cola cost a nickel, Calvin Coolidge was president and 10 years after the federal government began funding “vocational education” through the Smith-Hughes Act.
To provide educational leadership in developing a competitive workforce. ACTE strives to empower educators to deliver high quality CTE programs that ensure all students are positioned for career success.