ACTEAZ News  ACTEAZ Newsletter

ACTEAZ Newsletter – Issue 11, Oct. 2023

The ACTEAZ Newsletter is sent on or around the 15th of each month to ACTEAZ members. Becoming a member is free! Click here to register.


Midwinter Call for Presentations

Call for Presentations is now open for the 2024 ACTEAZ and ACOVA Midwinter Leadership Conference! The deadline is Dec. 8, 2023.
To submit a session proposal, click here.
The conference takes place Jan. 31 – Feb. 2, 2024 at the Prescott Resort and Conference Center in Prescott, AZ.
Attendee and exhibitor registration will open in the coming weeks. Keep an eye on our website and social media for updates.
Hotel reservations are now open. For more information, visit our website.

2024 CTE Month® Video Contest

ACTEAZ is hosting a video contest for CTE students to promote Career and Technical Education by creating a video public service announcement (PSA) to support CTE Month® by increasing awareness and understanding of the benefits of CTE.

The online submission system for the video contest is now open. All videos and included forms must be submitted by January 8, 2024.

Grand Prize:
$500 awarded to the Team or Student
Video will be publicized on ACTEAZ media outlets
Video will be shown at the 2024 Arizona CTE Summer Conference

Second Place:
$250 awarded to the Team or Student
Video will be publicized on ACTEAZ media outlets

Third Place:
$150 awarded to the Team or Student
Video will be publicized on ACTEAZ media outlets

Winners will be announced February 1, 2024. 

For more information and to submit a video, click here.



The 2023 ACTE CareerTech VISION conference will take place Nov. 29 – Dec. 3, 2023 at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, AZ.

All Arizona residents qualify for a discount, and it will automatically be applied when registering online.

For more information, visit the VISION website.

NOTE: Please make out all payments for the VISION conference to ACTE National. ACTEAZ can not accept payment for ACTE National. For any questions about the VISION conference, please email [email protected]


2024 ACTEAZ Awards

2024 ACTEAZ Award nominations will open in the coming weeks.

It’s important to recognize the hardworking teachers, administrators, counselors, business partners, and staff that we work with every day.

Award categories will be posted soon.

Visit our website and social media pages for the latest updates.


ACTEAZ Membership Information

ACTEAZ membership is FREE and renews automatically every year! If you received this newsletter from us, you are already a member.

If you have been inactive in your ACTEAZ account for 3 years, your email will be put on our “inactive” list, and you will stop receiving communications from us.

To ensure that your membership remains active, log into our membership system.

For more information about ACTEAZ membership, visit our website.


ACTEAZ Scholarships

2024 ACTEAZ Scholarship applications will open in the coming weeks.

Arizona high school and post-secondary CTE students are encouraged to apply. Students must be nominated by an ACTEAZ member.

Scholarship amounts range from $500 to $2,500 per student.

Visit our website for application requirements and the latest updates.



Premier Series

Keep your teaching certification current with Premier Series!

Remember – you only have three years to remove deficiencies from your CTE teaching certificate. 

Visit our course calendar for upcoming Premier Series classes.

For more information about Premier Series, visit our website.

If you are interested in hosting Premier Series classes at your school or district, email Shelby Freytag at [email protected]



Job Blasts

ACTEAZ hosts a free job board and job blast for its members.

Job blasts are sent on Fridays, depending on how many job openings are received. 

For information on how to submit a job listing, and to view all current job listings, click here.



ACTEAZ Event Calendar