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Washington Association for Career and Technical Education

November 22, 2017 - 11:31 pm

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Washington ACTE Community 2017 Summer Conference Session Materials

Jimmy Casas Keynote



WA-ACTE Spring Ed Camp and A S T E A M Conference

Apprenticeships, Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics

April 25-26, 2018 | Yakima Convention Center

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Washington ACTE Announces 2017 Award Winners!

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2017 Teacher of the Year

Genevieve Menino

Lake Washington School District


Washington Wins at ACTE Region V Conference


Lifetime Achievement Award

Dodie Bemis, ACTE Region V Vice President; Roxanne Trees, Seattle School District (retired)


Roxanne Trees, Lifetime Achievement Award Winner, Seattle SD (retired); Lew Keliher, WA-ACTE Past President; Myrna Muto, Seattle SD;

Jackie Brewster, Innovative Program Award, New Horizons HS (Pasco); Dodie Bemis, ACTE Region V Vice President;

Kevin Plambeck, WA-ACTE President Elect; Gene Wachtel, WA-ACTE President; Tim Knue, WA-ACTE Executive Director


WOVE Legislative Update for Career and Technical Education



What is CTE?




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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.”




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


Advocacy: 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.

Lifelong Learning: 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.

Collaboration: 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.

Accountability: WA-ACTE supports the concept of accountability and encourages members to demonstrate their active contributions to all learners.

Service: 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.

Diversity: WA-ACTE values diversity among its members and students and actively works to increase the diversity among its members.