November 2021


This monthly communication will help to serve CTE administrators across the state by providing timely and informative updates that will support the work you do surrounding Career & Technical Education in your district, schools, and classrooms.

If ever you have questions, don't hesitate to reach out to an ACOVA Board Member; we are here to serve YOU!

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Fall Conference is Almost Here!

The ACOVA Board is excited to host our in-person conference this year; CTE in 5G! We look forward to seeing you at check following the ADE STATE Director Meeting.

  • Bring your Auction items & drop them off when you check-in to the conference.
  • Our Scholarship Auction will be held Thursday evening @ the Networking Social.
  • Here is the application for the student scholarships.

Safe Travels-


ACOVA Fall Conference


November 4th & 5th, 2021

Thursday – Friday

Wednesday (Board only)

Prescott Resort & Conference Center

Prescott, AZ

Registration Fee: $225 includes lunch on the 4th and breakfast and lunch on the 5th

Click here for travel agenda for your district approval.

Register Here

Data Portal Updates

The CTE Data Portal enrollment module is now open for reporting Fall term enrollment for FY/SY 2021-2022. The Credentials and 2021 Placement Survey components remain closed.

As a reminder, all enrollment data must be uploaded into the CTE Data Portal via an Excel template. Please see all upload templates plus upload instructions on our website at

The following updates have also been released in the CTE Data Portal as of 11/1/2021:

  1. Change to how EVIT & NAVIT member districts log into the CTE Data Portal – a separate email has been sent to the affected districts.
  2. Updates to the Records Not Added and Improper Teacher Certification Reports.
  3. Update to the Enrollment Upload template to remove Minutes per Week and Number of Weeks and to add Student Type indicator.

The following new items have also been added to the CTE Data Portal:

  1. For CTED Central Campuses: Ability to create and manage a coherent sequence
  2. For CTED Central Campuses: Ability to report student level enrollment using a special CTED-only template (
  3. For CTED Central Campuses: Ability to see member district’s data through Main Menu item and return to CTED data entry screens without logging out of system or using browser back button.

There will also be an in-person CTE Data Portal session at the Fall 2021 ACOVA conference in Prescott. Please see the conference agenda for date and time.

Grants Updates

Additional allocations for your FY22 Perkins and FY22 State Priority Grants have been added in the GME. Please be sure to check your budgets and allocate these additional funds as soon as possible.

Looking for the ACOVA Annual Calendar? Click the button below!!!!!!

ACOVA - CTE Calendar

The ACOVA calendar contains dates for all CTE administrator tasks and Arizona CTE events. Download or make a copy for your own use. There is a separate tab for each month and tasks are color coded by category.


ACOVA Fall Conference, Prescott - November 4-5, 2021

Perkins Improvement Plans due in GME - November 30th

ACTE Vision 2021, New Orleans - December 1-4, 2021

ACOVA Scholarship Auction

ACOVA will once again be raising funds for scholarships awarded to 2022 graduates! The scholarship auction will take place at the Thursday evening reception at Prescott resort on November 4th. Please donate student made items for the auction which can be dropped off at registration.

New for the 2021 Fall Conference!

    • GRAND PRIZE -one 2-night stay at Hacienda del Sol in Tucson AZ

Upcoming ADE CTE Administrator Meetings

November 4, 2021

Prescott Resort & Conference Center

Prescott AZ

8:30 AM, registration and continental breakfast 8:00AM

Supporting documents for CTEA meetings are located by date under CTE Meeting Resources.


The Arizona Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTEAZ) is offering Fall Premier Series classes in November 2021.
Click Here for Premiere Series Monthly Offerings

Professional Development Opportunities NOTE: All Teachers and Directors are welcome to attend any training at any location.

Resources for CTE Administrators


ACOVA provides CTE Directors with the skills needed to successfully lead the CTE enterprise within their school district. The professional organization is dedicated to the continued support and training of all current and aspiring CTE Directors; CTE leadership is a journey, not a destination.

ACOVA operates as a 501(C)3 non-profit organization. For more information about what ACOVA has to offer, please visit our website at