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

All CTE Administrators are valued members of ACOVA.

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

Both current and prospective CTE Administrators are encouraged to participate in this series.  Through workshops offered at various conferences and local administrator 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’s Mission


ACOVA is the professional association whose mission is to build community, advocacy and leadership for Arizona Career and Technical Education (CTE) Administrators.

ACOVA’s Objectives


  • Ensure leadership development for all CTE administrators.
  • Provide relevant information on critical issues, research and legislation related to CTE.
  • Provide mentoring opportunities for CTE administrators and support the development of their daily and long-term professional and executive skills.  
  • Establish and build a connective support network for CTE administrators.
  • Represent CTE administrators and advocate for CTE critical issues with key stakeholders.  
  • Recognize excellence in leadership among CTE administrators.

ACOVA is dedicated to the continued support and training of all current and aspiring CTE Administrators 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.

ACOVA operates as a 501(C)3  non-profit organization.