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ACTEAZ Newsletter – Issue 12, Nov. 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.




Happy Thanksgiving!

ACTEAZ wishes you all a very happy Thanksgiving. We will be closed Wednesday, Nov. 22 through Friday, Nov. 24. We will return to the office Monday, Nov. 27. 

Enjoy your holiday! 



ACTEAZ Wins 2023 ACTE Quality Association Standards Award

We are proud to announce that ACTEAZ has been selected to receive the ACTE Quality Association Standards (QAS) award once again! Thank you to all who made this possible!

Midwinter Leadership Conference Updates

The 2024 Midwinter Leadership Conference will take place Jan. 31 – Feb. 2, 2024 at the Prescott Resort and Conference Center in Prescott, AZ.
Attendee and Exhibitor Registration Now Open! 
Attendee registration is $325 and covers meals on Feb. 1st (lunch and dinner) and Feb. 2nd (breakfast and lunch). To register as an attendee, click here.
Exhibitor booths start at $375 for in-person booths and $200 for virtual booths. For exhibitor registration, click here.
Hotel reservations are open. For hotel information, click here and scroll down to the “Hotel Information” section.
Call for Presentations Closes Dec. 8
The deadline to submit session proposals for the Midwinter Leadership Conference is Dec. 8, 2023.
To submit a session proposal, click here.
Fellows Scholarship Auction & Raffles
The ACTEAZ Fellows will be hosting an in-person auction and online raffles at the conference to raise funds for CTE student scholarships. For more information, click here.


2024 CTE Month® Updates

Assets for Your Classroom

ACTEAZ has CTE Month posters and a calendar of ideas available for use in your schools!

Click here to view and download the CTE Month posters.

For the calendar of events, click here

Video Contest ends Jan. 8

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 are now open!

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

Click here to submit a nomination. The deadline for submissions is March 18, 2024.


ACTEAZ Scholarships

2024 ACTEAZ Scholarship applications are now open!

Arizona high school and post-secondary CTE students are encouraged to apply.  Scholarship amounts range from $500 to $2,500 per student. Students must be nominated by an ACTEAZ member.

Click here to submit an application. The deadline for submissions is March 18, 2024.



ACTEAZ Now Offering Virtual Premier Series Courses!

ACTEAZ is excited to announce Virtual Premier Series courses!
Please reference the ACTEAZ Course Calendar for all future Premier Series course offerings.

If you are interested in hosting Premier Series classes for 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