Administrators: 
  • Congratulations to Sara Hatfield, the 2017 CTE Director of the Year for WACTA, next year she goes on to the WA-ACTE level!
  • Congratulations to Wes Allen, our 2017-2018 incoming WACTA President-Elect! 

  • CTE Administrative Job Openings: 

Mission
To provide leadership to enhance and support Career and Technical Education in communities and schools

WACTA Belief Statements 
  • WACTA's primary interest is to serve Career and Technical Education directors and administrators and we believe that WACTA enables each member to achieve the professional expertise and knowledge to
    • Shape visionary, proactive leadership through a supportive networking and mentoring process 
    •  Experience professional growth that continuously improves CTE administrative skills 
    • Understand why and how to advance CTE in the context of broad educational issues 
    • Support and advocate for Career and Technical Education 
'Career and Technical Education is for EVERY student' 
  • Fosters a passion for their future 
  • Opens high-quality opportunities to career, community, and leadership experiences 
  • Develops an employable, technically skilled workforce 
  • Offers rigorous, applied learning in a relevant context 
Based on our beliefs, we and our CTE Partners commit to: 
  • Increase equitable access to quality career and technical education for every student 
  • Career and technical education is an essential part of basic education and increases graduation rates 
  •  Career and technical education improves the state’s economy by closing the skills gap
  • Fund and support quality career and technical education programs 
                                             







Contact the Website Administrator with questions: 
In the News: 

Congratulations to the 2017 Phyllis Lawson Scholarship Winners (Click on the student name to see their video!)
  • Cameron Blegan - University High School 
  • Alexandra Bradford - Union High School 
  • Samantha Bird - Todd Beamer High School 
  • Alondra Perez-Arrezda - Grandview High School 
  • Thomas Pablo - Yelm High School 
Recent Articles and Videos About CTE in Schools: