Professional Organizations

Professional Organizations


Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE)
The largest national education association dedicated to the advancement of education that prepares youth and adults for careers.

Utah Association for Career and Technical Education (UACTE)
Has been providing leadership and advocacy for career and technical education programs and professionals since 1929. The organization is an affiliate of the national organization Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE).


As the voice of the world’s information technology (IT) industry, CompTIA is dedicated to advancing industry growth through its educational programs, market research, networking events, professional certifications, and public policy advocacy.

CompTIA, Advocacy for the Information Technology Industry
Is the public sector and public policy department of CompTIA, advocating before decision-makers at the state, federal and international levels of government. Representing technology companies of all sizes, TechAmerica is committed to expanding market opportunities and driving the competitiveness of the United States technology industry around the world.

Utah Technology Council (UTC)
Is the premier industry-led technology organization in Utah. As a privately funded industry trade association, UTC was formed by the merger of the Utah Information Technology Association (UITA) and the Utah Life Science Association (ULSA) in April 2006.


Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)
Provides students with opportunities for leadership, community involvement, business partnerships, and competition with other students in events ranging from Public Speaking to Job Interview to Parliamentary Procedures.

An Association of Skilled and Technical Sciences Education Students, SkillsUSA provides quality education experiences for students in leadership, teamwork, citizenship, and character development. The organization builds and reinforces self-confidence, work attitudes, and communication skills. It emphasizes total quality at work, high ethical standards, superior work skills, lifelong education, and pride in the dignity of work.

Technology Student Association (TSA)
The only student organization dedicated exclusively to students enrolled in technology education classes in grades K-12. Students participate in chapter fund-raising activities and community service projects. Leadership training is offered to student officers at the local, state, or national levels.