Outstanding Affiliate Award


This year the ACTEAZ Affiliate Award is ACOVA. All nine of the ACOVA Board Members are ACTEAZ Members. They are: Craig Lunt, Anne Wisener, Debbie McIntosh, Jim Grieshaber, Jayme Fitzpatrick, Ralph Fobair, Marsha Becker, Joel Wakefield and John Scrogham.

An ACOVA Representative serves on the ACTEAZ Board of Directors and contributes regularly from communication with the State CTE Local Directors. ACOVA has been honored multiple times as the Affiliate of the Year for their extraordinary leadership in Arizona, and their partnership with ACTEAZ.

ACTEAZ and ACOVA Partner on the Mid-Winter Leadership Conference for over 20 years held in February. In addition, ACOVA provides a Fall Leadership Conference up at Prescott.  ACOVA presents at the Mid-Winter Conference as well as the ACTE Summer Conference. ACOVA presents at the ADE Local Directors Meetings keeping statewide directors informed of important information. Most importantly, they provide service to help CTE Directors statewide.

During the year ACOVA hosts “Mini M & M” that provides support and education for new and veteran local directors. In addition, the ACOVA Board meets with the ADE CTE Deputy Superintendent/State Director during their monthly board meetings to share information from the directors, and also any critical issues that may arise.

ACOVA provides multiple services for the members such as: the ACOVA Newsletter, Website, and assistance on questions local directors may have. 

ACTEAZ is thankful for the strong partnership with ACOVA, and we thank them for their statewide leadership and assistance to all of us in Arizona.