Upcoming Professional Development Events

Join the premier annual gathering of CTE professionals in an exciting, educational, informative and inspirational agenda packed with CTE sessions, expo show and career pavilion, awards and recognition, and a rich array of networking opportunities.
  • Register now and save. Register by October 27 to take advantage of the discounted registration fees. 

  • Book your stayMake your reservation at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center. 

  • Reserve your boothGuarantee the best space with an early reservation.

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Save the Date!
National Policy Seminar 2018
March 5-7, 2018
Crystal Gateway Marriott, Arlington, VA  


MnACTE website resources

Minnesota was highlighted in the ACTE Techniques April magazine. Ginny Karbowski was quoted in an article about Inspiring Leadership.  (Karbowski Quotes.pdf)

Minnesota has been a leader in outstanding nominations for ACTE Excellence Awards for many years!

CTE Levy Discussion on 9/26/2012:  Click Here


The Minnesota Association for Career and Technical Education

The Minnesota Association for Career and Technical Education (MnACTE) is a representative, statewide, professional, umbrella organization of and for individuals who teach, administer, coordinate, and offer support services to students in secondary and post secondary career and technical education. MnACTE has expanded its mission to include business and community organizations that partner with Minnesota secondary and post secondary schools to enhance the career and technical offerings for students.

The following mission serves as MnACTE's base for growth and development:

  • To unite career and technical educators and their related professional organizations into a statewide umbrella organization- MnACTE
  • To promote active leadership in career and technical education for the benefit of Minnesota students- MnACTE
  • To provide statewide representation, information, and professional development opportunities for the members of the assocation- MnACTE

Check out the MnACTE website at: http://www.acteonline.org/minnesota

Callon Siebenahler, MnACTE President,csiebenahler@sspps.org

Deb Belfry, MnACTE Public Policy, dbelfry@isd271.org



February of each year is celebrated as Career and Technical Education Month.  Check out ACTE's (Association for Career and Technical Education) website for planned CTE events and free banner logos to help promote the theme for the year:  http://www.acteonline.org (look under the "What is CTE?" tab).  Bring attention and visibility to your programs by using the logos available at ACTE's website.