CACTE is the state professional association for Career and Technical Education.
Since 1917, CACTE has been the largest state organization supporting Colorado Career and Technical Educators in their efforts to prepare students for career and life success. CACTE’s members include teachers, administrators, teacher educators, career counselors, teacher candidates, business partners and other career tech professionals.
CACTE is affiliated with the Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE), the national organization for Career and Technical Education. CACTE is made up of divisions. When you join CACTE, you will also join one (or more) of the divisions. Each division has its own leadership team, conference schedule, publications, etc. The divisions are listed and linked to the right.
CACTE’s goals are to:
- Encourage further development of career & technical education by cooperating with and influencing local communities, schools and state agencies.
- Connect with local, state and national legislative groups which affect career and technical education.
- Maintain active state leadership in the promotion of career and technical education.
- Render service to local communities and schools in promoting career and technical education.