Can AZ lead in career and technical education despite millions in cuts? Arizona Education News posted a three part series on the recent budget cuts and how it will affect CTE in Arizona. The article series highlights the importance of CTE for students, illustrates what the budget cuts will do...

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Buckeye Union HS District – Winter CTE Newsletter

Buckeye Union High School District Career and Technical Education has had a great year so far!  Take a look at the 2014-15 Winter CTE Newsletter and see some of the awesome things our CTE programs and CTSOs have accomplished!  Don’t forget February is CTE Month!  

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Marana Teens Ready for Workforce

In a recent article on, writer Mariana Dale, took an inside look at Marana Unified School District’s Dental Assistant Program. Excerpt: Tyler Leo, 17, didn’t cringe when a woman he works with at a local golf course asked him if she had tooth decay. “It was obvious she...


Clyde McBride Wins at Nationals!

The Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) announced Clyde McBride, an Agriculture teacher and CTE director at Kayenta Unified School District in Kayenta, Arizona, as the 2015 ACTE Teacher of the Year. The ACTE Teacher of the Year award recognizes the finest career and technical teachers at the...

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Farmers Insurance Thank a Million Teachers

Farmers Insurance Thank a Million Teachers Farmers Insurance began a foundation with a goal to not only support educational organizations and programs, but to create their own education initiatives.  Their first initiative is to thank the teachers in our schools who we believe all to often go unrecognized for...


Thanks to Governor Brewer

Thanks to Governor Brewer The Association for Career Technical Education of Arizona (ACTEAZ) would like to thank Governor Jan Brewer for all her years of Support for Career Technical Education (CTE) and all the Proclamations for Career Technical Education Month in February each year to recognize the CTE accomplishments...


A New Documentary from American RadioWorks

Ready to Work: Reviving Vocational Ed By Emily Hanford and Laurie Stern, Submitted by Bill Symonds. Vocational education was once a staple of American schooling, preparing some kids for blue-collar futures while others were put on a path to college. Today the new mantra is “college for all.” But...


AzCIS Hits 1.6 Million Logins!

Did you know that ADE provides an online Career and College planning resource, the Arizona Career Information System (AzCIS), to Arizona K-12 public schools for free? Students and educators in Arizona have this free College and Career online planning resource tool that guides them with Arizona specific information in...


Youth Entrepreneurship Camp

Youth Entrepreneurship Camp – Opportunity for Arizona High School Students Dream Camps – School Packet and Application Dream Camps – Flyer Dream Camps – FAQS THE FACTS: Most Arizona high school student’s career path will lead them to starting their own business or working for a small entrepreneurial business (85%...