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Summer Quarterly News Update

Greetings ETED members!

I hope you've had a wonderful summer and are feeling energized as we embark on the new school year! I hope to see you at ACTE's CareerTech VISION this Nov. 29-Dec. 2 in Phoenix, Arizona, and don't forget to register by Oct. 13 to secure advance discounted rates. To view the complete slate of ETED program offerings and sessions at VISION, visit the Program Schedule page.

Please read on for more information on upcoming events, opportunities and resources in career and technical education (CTE). Thank you for your involvement in ACTE!


Upcoming Conferences & Events

Don't Miss the Premier CTE Professional Development Event of the Year!

ACTE’s CareerTech VISION, happening Nov. 29–Dec. 2 at the Phoenix Convention Center in sunny Phoenix, Arizona, is the most comprehensive national conference for career and technical educators! Attendees can experience featured keynote speakers and leaders on our main stage, hundreds of concurrent program sessions covering high-quality secondary and postsecondary CTE, the CareerTech Expo, a reimagined Career Pavilion, and more.


Calling All Law & Public Safety Educators

Join us for the LAPSEN National Conference at ACTE’s CareerTech VISION! The Law and Public Safety Education Network (LAPSEN) is pleased to offer its national conference in conjunction with ACTE’s CareerTech VISION to provide the opportunity for attendees to take advantage of both events. The LAPSEN National Conference, happening Nov. 28–29 in Phoenix, Arizona, will cover:


·      Law and public safety pathways

·      Youth preparation

·      Industry partner strategies to develop a pathway between education programs and careers


There are also CareerTech VISION pre-conference offerings on a variety of certifications and training with a featured Phoenix Police Academy Tour on Nov. 27, 4:30–6:30 p.m.


Transform Postsecondary CTE

Join us at ACTE’s Postsecondary CTE Summit, happening Sept. 20–22 in Denver, Colorado, to address:

  • Best practices related to faculty recruitment and retention
  • How to collect data on special populations to help mediate equity gaps
  • Building partnerships to support your work and ensure that your postsecondary CTE students are successful in their educational journeys and beyond


Calling All CTE Administrators

Hosted by NCLA and the Administration Division of ACTE, Best Practices and Innovations in CTE Conference provides tailored professional development for CTE administrators of both secondary and postsecondary CTE programs and institutions. Featured topics include mentoring CTE teachers, marketing your CTE programs to your district, business and industry partnerships and more! The event happens Sept. 27–29 in Salt Lake City, Utah.



New Teach CTE Teacher Recruitment Toolkit

Help raise awareness of the CTE teacher shortage with students, potential career changers and other CTE stakeholders by using these tools to help build interest in CTE education as a profession. This toolkit, designed to help you spread the word about the benefits of choosing to be a CTE educator, contains several print- and web-ready pieces, including promotional materials, social media messages, and graphics and videos.


Update Your Techniques "Print" or "No Print" Preferences

If you would like to opt out of receiving Techniques in the mail, please update your subscription preferences in your member profile. Members who opt out will continue to receive the digital Techniques newsletter sent out each publication month and will have access to the full PDF edition of each Techniques issue.


  • Current members can log in to their ACTE accounts via the ACTE homepage and click on Hi [First Last Name] to access their profiles
  • Then click on My Demographics and select the pencil icon to update preferences (scroll down for Preference for Techniques magazine subscription)
  • Select either "Print" or "No Print"

Upcoming Free Webinars from ACTE

  • Help from Above: How to Maximize Support from Your Supervisor (or Committee), Sep. 14 at 1:00 p.m. EST
  • - WBL for All: Tools for Improving WBL Access, Sep. 28 at 3:00 p.m. EST
  • - I Need Help! Seeking Support from a Mentor and a Sponsor, Oct. 12 at 1:00 p.m. EST


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