Divisions

The Missouri Association for Career and Technical Education is an active group of vocational educators whose strength is derived from their diversity and organizational structure. Missouri ACTE has approximately 2000 members. Members join one of nine divisions listed below. Each division is designed to cater to a specific professional field.

Missouri Association for Career Services (MACS)

The purpose of MACS is to promote the development of career services to students enrolled in Missouri’s high schools, area technical schools, and colleges. To maintain and improve professional standards in the field of career services. To unite professionals engaged in career services activities.

2023-2024 MACS DIVISION OFFICERS
POSITION NAME
President Elsie Morris
Past President Nate Zier

Business Education (MBEA)

The primary purpose of the MBEA is to promote the professional growth and development of members in the field of business education. Membership is open to all business educators, business education students, retired business educators and those individuals who cooperate in the development of business education in the State of Missouri.

National FBLA-PBL
Missouri FBLA-PBL

2023-2024 MBEA DIVISION OFFICERS
POSITION NAME
President Rachael Begemann
President-Elect Deborah Burns
Secretary Jill Salmon
Treasurer Heidi Daniel
Past President Becky Munden

Administration/MCCTA

As a Career Technical Administrator at a Comprehensive High School, a Career Technical Center, a Community College or any related state agency such as DESE, the MCCTA is your professional association. For 25+ years, we continue to advocate and support all our CTE administrators through a variety of state and regional professional development and leadership opportunities. We lead the efforts to build partnerships that support our schools, instructors and staff. In addition, we are the advocates to continue to build support to expand the needed funds to to offer our students the best facilities, programs and instructional equipment and supplies. We always are working to assist you and building CTE in Missouri!

2023-2024 MCCTA DIVISION OFFICERS
POSITION NAME
President Jill Huntsman
President-Elect Jeff Green
Secretary/Treasurer Bob Larivee
Past President Carri Risner

Marketing & Cooperative (MCEA)

This division caters to individuals involved and interested in marketing and cooperative education at the secondary, post-secondary, and adult levels. Teachers, administrators and students preparing for the teaching profession will benefit from publications, professional development activities and opportunities for recognition and leadership.

National DECA
Missouri DECA

2023-2024 MCEA DIVISION OFFICERS
POSITION NAME
President April Fiesler
President-Elect Sarah Estes
Secretary Jill Fannine
Treasurer Krystal Swopes
Past President Kelly Fowler

 


Health Sciences (MHSE)

Membership in MHSE provides a communication network with colleagues across the state; keeps members informed of policies, plans and issues of the ACTE (Association for Career and Technical Education) and legislation impacting Career and Technical Education; provides opportunities for updating professional skills through workshops, conferences and receiving CEUs; and encourages and supports youth activities. Membership is comprised of secondary and post-secondary Health Care Educators.

National HOSA

2023-2024 MHSE DIVISION OFFICERS
POSITION NAME
President Lora Frazier
President-Elect
Secretary Kasandra Leer
Treasurer Janet Ramsey
Past President Jaimie Bergsidker

Family & Consumer Sciences (MoEFCS)

This is a professional organization for persons engaged in teaching, coordinating or supervising Family & Consumer Sciences Education (consumer and/or occupational). This includes instructional programs, services and activities at the secondary, post-secondary and adult levels.

Visit MoFCS

National FCCLA

2023-2024 MoFCS DIVISION OFFICERS
POSITION NAME
President Amy Harkey
President-Elect Emily Daniel
Secretary Christy Johnson
Treasurer  Michelle Brinkley
Past President Beth Beatie

Trade & Technical (MTTA)

MTTA is an organization to support and assist trade and technical instructors in both secondary and post-secondary areas. This support consists of technical upgrades and workshops, as well as academic training.

SkillsUSA

2023-2024 MTTA DIVISION OFFICERS
POSITION NAME
President Janet Westhues
President-Elect Angeleic Huth
Secretary Oren Barnes
Treasurer Chris Joshnston
Past President Monika Masuda

Agriculture (MVATA)

The MVATA is a professional organization for individuals actively involved in Agriculture Education. Membership is open to all certified Agricultural Educators in grades K-12, post-secondary and associates in Agricultural Education.

National FFA
Missouri FFA

2023-2024 MVATA DIVISION OFFICERS
POSITION NAME
President Travis Kramme
President-Elect  Rylyn Small
Secretary Jackie Carlson
Treasurer Pam Profitt-Rowland
Past President Josh Bondy

Technology Education Association of Missouri (TEAM)

TEAM is a professional organization of junior high and high school Industrial Technology teachers that promotes professionalism through spring, fall and summer meetings, a nationally recognized newsletter and a state contest every year. TEAM also encourages professionalism through active teachers sharing ideas and resources.

National TSA

2023-2024 TEAM DIVISION OFFICERS
POSITION NAME
President Gary Duncan
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