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ACTE is the largest national education association of thriving professionals dedicated to the advancement of education that prepares youth and adults for successful careers. Our members represent all facets of career and technical education (CTE).


Individual Membership Categories

Professional Membership $80

Offers individuals actively engaged and employed in the CTE community a wealth of professional development and networking opportunities. Members in unified state associations are required to hold state and national ACTE membership simultaneously and benefit from involvement at both local and national levels. 

Do you have a group of staff positions for whom you would like to arrange membership? Use the ACTE Organization Membership Form or call (703) 683-9318 for more information.

Retired Membership $31
Available to individuals who are retired from active employment in CTE and have been active in ACTE for at least one year.

Student Membership FREE*
Offers rising CTE professionals access to essential resources as they prepare for their new careers! *Student dues may apply at the state level if joining from a unified state.

International Membership $60
Provides CTE professionals outside of the United States opportunities to exchange best practices.

Organizational Membership Categories

Educational Institution Membership 
Open to any school district, CTE center, and community college or university.


Corporate Membership
Available to corporate entities interested in working with schools and educators on real-world CTE issues and workplace skills.


National Affiliate Membership
Provides non-profit organizations an active voice in the advancement of CTE.


For additional information on joining ACTE, please contact member services or call 800-826-9972.

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