The professional association building community, advocacy, and leadership for Arizona CTE (Career Technical Education) Administrators


ACOVA provides CTE Directors with the skills needed to successfully lead the CTE enterprise within school districts.

Both current and prospective CTE Directors are encouraged to participate in this series.  Through workshops offered at various conferences and local director meetings, comprehensive training on the skills needed to successfully manage state and federal grants, to strengthen the quality of teaching and learning in CTE programs, and to successfully navigate the host of leadership and management issues are offered.


ACOVA is the professional association whose mission is to build community, advocacy and leadership for Arizona Career and Technical Education (CTE) Administrators.  ACOVA operates as a 501(C)3  non-profit organization.

ACOVA’s Objectives

  • Ensure leadership development for every CTE Director
  • Provide relevant information on critical issues, research and/ or legislation
  • Build daily and long-term professional and executive skills
  • Construct a support network of CTE Directors
  • Provide mentoring
  • Advocate for CTE Directors with key stakeholders

ACOVA is dedicated to the continued support and training of all current and aspiring CTE Directors because CTE leadership is a journey not a destination.  ACOVA’s professional development opportunities are offered annually at Camp M&M, mini M&M, the ACOVA Fall Conference and the ACTEAZ/ACOVA Mid-Winter Conference.