Welcome to the FACTE website!

The Florida Association for Career and Technical Education is a non-profit organization committed to the development of education that will prepare both young and adult Floridians for successful careers. Our role is one of leadership and support for CTE teachers, administrators, and students, who also represent our membership. We perform this role by working towards the growth of CTE students, staff, materials, information, communication and funding. Please have a look around our site. In order to view some of the information, you will need to create an account in our discussion boards. FACTE will not share or take advantage of any personal contact information you disclose for your account.

FACTE Office Staff

Marsan Carr, M.Ed. has been the Executive Director of FACTE since 2000. She has 30+ years of experience in education, and is a shark at following CTE legislation. Contact Marsan at factexec@facte.org.

Lesley Boyd Blanton has worked as FACTE's Office Manager since 2006. She is responsible for membership, the website, conference registration, the Enlightener, and several other tasks. Contact Lesley at lboyd@facte.org.

Online Classes

  • FREE Classes!
  • Stay up-to-date on teaching techniques, technologies, and information
  • Earn in-service points

Conference & Events

Throughout the year, FACTE is involved with several workshops, trainings, meetings, and our own Annual Conference & Trade Show.

Legislative News

FACTE serves as a representative for Career and Technical Education during the legislative session. We help members stay informed on issues impacting CTE.

Florida Association for Career and Technical Education

Alex Scharr joined FACTE's staff in 2011. He is our resident techie. Alex can answer all your questions about trainings or substitute reimbursements and online classes. Contact Alex at ascharr@facte.org.