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The Summer Conference...

is sponsored in partnership with

Washington's Workforce Board,

with funding from the Carl D. Perkins

Career and Technical Education Act.


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Summer Conference Registration Now Open!

August 5-8, 2018 | The Davenport Grand Hotel | Spokane

Summer Conference Webpage




ACTE Region V Conference

Awards Recognition

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ACTE Region V Hall of Fame

Doug Meyer

Past President of WA-ACTE, Region V, and ACTE

Retired, Yelm Community Schools | OSPI CTE



ACTE Region V Innovative CTE Program

Brenda Grabski & Angel Elam

Capital High School Marketing

Olympia School District



Got a cell phone? Your students can make a video. And win a prize!

The state Workforce Board's video contest encourages Washington CTE students to shoot their own videos to help promote Career and Technical Education.

Get more details!

All videos that meet the guidelines, including the first three winners, will be featured on the website.



Roxanne Trees Wins 2018 National ACTE Lifetime Achievement Award


Roxanne Trees

Retired CTE Specialist, Seattle School District

WA-ACTE President 2007-2009


ACTE Announces 2018 National Award Winners


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Washington ACTE Wins National ACTE Quality Association Standards Award

Tim Knue, Executive Director; Gene Wachtel, Past President; Kevin Plambeck, President; Shani Watkins, President Elect




Washington ACTE Announces 2017 Award Winners!

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2017 Teacher of the Year

Genevieve Menino

Lake Washington School District



What is CTE?




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“Washington ACTE’s mission is to support our members in providing high
quality CTE opportunities for all students in Washington State.”




To provide leadership and services to our members as they prepare students for lifelong career success.

We accomplish our Purpose by Providing Members:

  • Quality professional development
  • Advocacy and promotion of Career and Technical Education
  • Advancement of policy and legislation
  • Networking and communication
  • Continuous quality association improvement


Advocacy: WA-ACTE believes that the field of Career and Technical Education needs a strong voice at the local, state, and national level to support its importance to students and to promote public awareness of the value of CTE in education and the economy.

Lifelong Learning: WA-ACTE embraces the concept of lifelong learning and recognizes how CTE creates a foundation for students to understand its importance in a rapidly changing environment.

Collaboration: WA-ACTE understands that it cannot accomplish its purpose without the strong support and partnership of other individuals and organizations who share in its vision.

Accountability: WA-ACTE supports the concept of accountability and encourages members to demonstrate their active contributions to all learners.

Service: WA-ACTE encourages the individual commitment of its members to the organization and the profession of Career and Technical Education, through professional service and support.

Diversity: WA-ACTE values diversity among its members and students and actively works to increase the diversity among its members.