GEORGIA ASSOCIATION FOR CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION
GACTE is a state affilliate of ACTE--Association for Career and Technical Education
The mission of GACTE is to provide educational leadership in developing a competitive workforce by providing opportunities for:
Professional Development - encouraging career development, professional involvement and leadership among the membership;
Program Improvement - fostering excellence in career and technical education;
Policy Development - advocating state public policy to benefit career and technical education;
Public Relations - promoting career and technical education to the general public and business/industry;
Student Leadership - providing opportunities for student success in developing leadership and workforce skills;
Unification - uniting career and technical education interests of GACTE with GaDOE, TCSG, BOR, other state agencies and business/industry.
REASONS TO JOIN GACTE
Advocacy - become part of a collective voice to influence the issues and policies that affect career and technical education.
Networking - exchange teaching tips and techniques to improve instructional strategies and share resources with your colleagues.
Professional Development - participate in training at the local, state, and national levels by attending conferences, policy seminars and trade shows.
Awards - Receive local, state, and national recognition for outstanding programs and performance.
Publications - receive member-only discounts on professional products and publications which provide up-to-date information on current issues affecting career and technical education.
National Representation - make a difference by electing representatives to national and state boards promoting the interests of career and technical education.