The Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) named Susan Leon, an Instructional Specialist at Western Maricopa Education Center (West-MEC) – a public career technical education district – as its New and Related Services Division Vice President-elect.
Leon was named to the position as part of ACTE’s 2021 election for its Board of Directors. ACTE provides leadership in developing a competitive workforce. The associate also strives to empower educators from around the United States to deliver quality CTE programs to ensure all students are positioned for career success.
Leon will serve a three-year term, beginning July 2022.
“I’ve really enjoyed all the experiences I’ve had with ACTE, and I think this allows me to gain more knowledge to bring back to the community here with a great organization. And being able to represent West-MEC and CTE in Arizona is really exciting,” she said.
A full list of newly-elected board members can be found on the ACTE website.
“ACTE congratulates the winners, and thanks all of the candidates for their willingness to serve and their hard work, dedication, and commitment to the Association. ACTE also thanks all of its members who had their voices heard by voting in the election,” said ACTE in a press release.
West-MEC is a career technical education public school district that focuses solely on innovative career and technical education (CTE) programs that prepare students to enter the workforce and pursue continuing education. West-MEC CTE programs provide students opportunities to earn college credit and industry credentials. West-MEC serves more than 37,000 students from 48 high schools, across 3,600 square miles in the northern and western cities of the Phoenix Metropolitan area. West-MEC now also offers adult education programs.
Visit www.west-mec.edu for more information about West-MEC’s career-driven education opportunities.