Below are some links to career and technical education, adult and general education websites:
The longest-standing national non-profit that represents State Directors and state leaders responsible for secondary, postsecondary and adult Career Technical Education (CTE) across all 50 states and U.S. territories. Advance CTE was formerly known as the National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium (NASDCTEc).
Association for Talent Development
Formerly known as the American Society for Training and Development, ATD helps others achieve their full potential by improving their knowledge, skills and abilities in the workplace.
Association for Career and Technical Education
The Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) is the largest national education association dedicated to the advancement of education that prepares youth and adults for careers. It’s mission is to provide educational leadership in developing a competitive workforce.
Association for Skilled and Technical Sciences (ASTS)
The Association for Skilled and Technical Sciences (ASTS) is an organization for all instructors, administrators, teacher educators, industry representatives and others interested in the skilled trades.
National Association of Manufacturers
The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) is the largest manufacturing association in the United States, representing small and large manufacturers in every industrial sector and in all 50 states.
National Coordinating Council for Career and Technical Student Organizations (NCC-CTSO)
The National Coordinating Council for Career and Technical Student Organizations (NCC-CTSO) is a coalition of national career and technical student organizations (CTSOs) serving career and technical education students and teachers in one or more of the 16 Career Clusters® identified in The National Career Clusters® Framework.
National Research Center for Career and Technical Education
The NRCCTE is committed to providing evidence-based solutions to the most vexing problems confronting CTE today, including how to better engage students in the school experience; how to improve academic as well as technical achievement; and how to improve the transition of college and career ready young people from high school to continuing education beyond high school.
Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME)
SME promotes advanced manufacturing technology and develops a skilled workforce. Its purpose is to advance manufacturing and attract future generations.
U.S. Department of Education
ED’s mission is to promote student achievement and preparation for global competitiveness by fostering educational excellence and ensuring equal access.