ACTE CareerTech Vision 2017 Association for Career and Technical Education

Opryland Hotel, Nashville Tennessee
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 8:00am - Saturday, December 9, 2017 - 5:30pm

ACTE's CareerTech VISION and CareerTech Expo

For more than eight decades the ACTE Annual Convention and Career Tech Expo, today ACTE's CareerTech VISION and CareerTech Expo, has been the premier forum in which to learn, exchange ideas and survey the field of career and technical education. The event attracts upwards of 4,000 attendees and industry representatives — including teachers, administrators, counselors, teacher educators and policy makers. Attendees enjoy world-class keynotes, hundreds of sessions in a variety of formats, and a massive expo hall.


 Top Five Reasons to Attend the Largest Annual Gathering of CTE Professionals
 1. Connect with Thousands of CTE professionals, industry providers and business leaders in one vibrant

2. Four days of meaningful
Professional Development, Inspiring keynote speakers and 300+ concurrent CTE sessions covering the spectrum of secondary and postsecondary CTE programming. 

CareerTech Expo & Career Pavilion are the places to network with business representatives showcasing CTE products and services and companies representing multiple employment sectors and CTE career pathways.

4. The
STEM is CTE Symposium is our first-ever event that addresses STEM-related career paths through CTE programming for all students and especially young women.

Companion EventsWorkshopsTours, and the ACTE 
Awards Banquet make your experience even more memorable.

About ACTE
The Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) is the nation’s largest not-for-profit association committed to the advancement of education that prepares youth and adults for success. ACTE has more than 25,000 members, including educators, administrators, researchers, guidance counselors and others involved in planning and conducting all levels of career and technical education (CTE) programs. ACTE is committed to excellence in providing advocacy, public awareness and access to CTE resources, professional development and leadership training opportunities.