Archive for Wednesday, January 9, 2002

BHS teacher names president of K-ACTE

January 9, 2002

Anita Faddis, Family and Consumer Sciences instructor at Baldwin High School, has assumed the position of president of the Kansas Association for Career and Technical Education (K-ACTE) for 2001-2002.

The K-ACTE is the voice for career and technical education in the state of Kansas. Through a wide range of programs and events, K-ACTE acts as a resource to vocational-technical teachers, counselors, administrators and teacher educators. Based in Topeka, the K-ACTE is a state chapter of the national Association for Career and Technical Education and is made up of six affiliate groups, each with a specific focus:

Kansas Association of Agricultural Educators

Kansas Association of Teachers of Family and Consumer Sciences

Kansas Business Occupations Association

Kansas Council of Career and Technical Education Administrators

Kansas Industrial Educators Association

Kansas New and Related Services

As president, Faddis will be responsible for guiding the direction of the association over the upcoming year and coordinate the activities of each affiliate group within the association to coincide with the mission of the K-ACTE. Additionally, Faddis will preside at Board of Directors' meetings and general membership meetings, and will act as the representative of the association's members before the Kansas Legislature, the Kansas State Department of Education and other organizations.

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