One of CACTE’s primary purposes is to provide professional development opportunities for its members.  There is a face-to-face opportunity at the annual CACTE CareerTech Summit and also an online opportunity through CTE Learn.

CACTE CareerTech Summit

The annual CACTE CareerTech Summit is the premier opportunity for Colorado Career & Technical Educators at all levels  to unite for professional development, networking and fun!  Held in mid-July, the CACTE CareerTech Summit offers outstanding keynote speakers, a wide variety of breakout sessions, Division Spotlight for more specific content learning/sharing, the Excellence Awards Ceremony and networking as well as a chance to interact with the Colorado CTE State Office Staff.  Join us for a worthwhile professional development experience!

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CTE Learn

Check out this professional development opportunity for CACTE members, which is an online learning portal with more than 180 courses to help you enhance your teaching and grow in your profession!

Colorado CTE Learn is our state association’s contribution to your online professional development. The full courses offered take approximately 4 hours each and come with a certificate of completion, recognized continuing education unit credit and the opportunity for college credit.

Additionally you’ll find a rich collection of free resources, including:

  • Tutorials developed by ACTE on a variety of CTE topics

  • A professional learning community to explore many instructional activities - Career Ed Lounge

  • An Individual Development Planner tool to help you structure and document your own professional growth

  • Workplace readiness modules for you and your students - Career Prepped