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ACTEAZ Newsletter – Issue 6, April 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.

2023 AZ CTE Summer Conference

The 2023 Arizona CTE Summer Conference will take place July 14 – 19, 2023 in Tucson, AZ at the Hilton El Conquistador and Westin La Paloma. 

See below for the latest updates!

Attendee Registration

Attendee registration is now open!

Base registration is $575 through June 18. Starting June 19, base registration increases to $625.

To register as an attendee, click here.

For a preview of sessions, click here.

Hotel Information

Rooms are available at the conference hotels and three overflow hotels. Visit the hotel information page for details.

For a list of content areas by hotel, click here.

Exhibitor Information

Exhibitor registration for the conference closes June 2, 2023

There are in-person and virtual booth options available. 

To register as an exhibitor, click here.

Sponsor Information

Sponsorships are now available for the AZ CTE Summer Conference!

Packages range from $500 (Bronze) to $5,000 (Platinum).

Sponsors must submit their information by May 26, 2023 to allow enough time for printing.

For more details and the sponsor commitment form, click here.

ACTEAZ Officer Elections

This year, there will be an election for the ACTEAZ offices of President-Elect, Vice President, Secretary and Member at Large. Officer candidates should be members that have demonstrated leadership in the Association for Career and Technical Education of Arizona or their ACTEAZ Affiliate Association. All election applicants must be current ACTEAZ members.

  • Criteria specific to President-Elect is to have held a prior office/position on the ACTEAZ Board of Directors or an office in one of the affiliates. It is important that this person have prior knowledge of the multiple responsibilities of the ACTEAZ Presidency because of its complex responsibilities. This is truly an important and busy position.
  • Criteria specific to Vice President is they should have extensive knowledge and service with our state association or affiliates.
  • Criteria specific to Secretary is they should have extensive knowledge and service with our state association or affiliates.
  • Criteria specific to Member at Large is they should be recognized as a lead of ACTEAZ. This position is designed to build leadership and provide an insight in the workings and running of an association.

There are six Board of Directors meetings a year and a minimum of six Executive Committee meetings as part of the responsibility of these ACTEAZ offices. You can find the election forms here.

All materials must be received electronically at [email protected] by April 17, 2023. If you are interested in running for one of these offices and have questions, please send an e-mail to [email protected].


Super Early Bird Registration for the 2023 ACTE CareerTech VISION conference is now open! Registration is $395 for ACTE members and $585 for non-members through July 31.

The conference will take place Nov. 29 – Dec. 2 in Phoenix, AZ. 

For more information, click here.

Premier Series

Keep your teaching certification current with Premier Series!

Remember – you only have three years to eliminate any deficiencies on your CTE teaching certificate.

Start eliminating them today by registering for Premier Series courses!



Now Scheduling Premier Series Courses for SY 2023-2024

ACTEAZ is now scheduling Premier Series courses for Q1 of the 2023-2024 school year! 

If you are interested in having Premier Series classes held at your school or district, please contact 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 Officer Election Applications Due: April 17
  • AZ CTE Summer Conference Sponsorships Due: May 26
  • Summer Conference Exhibitor Registrations Due: June 2


ACTEAZ Event Calendar