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July 22, 1948 - May 28, 2013
WVA Past President & Former Executive Director
WVA President 1980-1981
WVA Executive Director 1982-1985
AVA Region V Vice President 1992-1995
AVA President 1995-1996
We are saddened to inform you that Tom Lopp passed away peacefully at home, just like he wanted. Our thoughts and prayers are with Kathleen and their family. The Tom Lopp Memorial Scholarship has been established at WSECU to assist at-risk youth. Contributions can be made at any branch. A celebration of Tom's life will be held Friday, June 21 at 2:00 p.m. at New Market Skills Center in the Life Sciences Building. Please feel free to wear your WSU, Seattle Mariners, or Seattle Seahawks memorabilia if you wish. Click Here for Obituary
Chuck Gallagher, ACTE Region 5 Vice President; Tim Knue, Washington ACTE Executive Director;
Lance Wrzesinski, Washington ACTE President; Dennis Conger, Washington ACTE Past President
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“Washington ACTE’s mission is to support our members in providing high
quality CTE opportunities for all students in Washington State.”
WA-ACTE CORE PURPOSE
To provide leadership and services to our members as they prepare students for lifelong career success.
We accomplish our Purpose by Providing Members:
- Quality professional development
- Advocacy and promotion of Career and Technical Education
- Advancement of policy and legislation
- Networking and communication
- Continuous quality association improvement
WA-ACTE believes that the field of Career and Technical Education needs a strong voice at the local, state, and national level to support its importance to students and to promote public awareness of the value of CTE in education and the economy.
WA-ACTE embraces the concept of lifelong learning and recognizes how CTE creates a foundation for students to understand its importance in a rapidly changing environment.
WA-ACTE understands that it cannot accomplish its purpose without the strong support and partnership of other individuals and organizations who share in its vision.
WA-ACTE supports the concept of accountability and encourages members to demonstrate their active contributions to all learners.
WA-ACTE encourages the individual commitment of its members to the organization and the profession of Career and Technical Education, through professional service and support.
WA-ACTE values diversity among its members and students and actively works to increase the diversity among its members.