Unparalleled Commitment to CTE Excellence

Dave Keaton is the current Executive Director of Maine Administrators of CTE.  With a past tenure as the President of NCLA and as the Region I Vice President for ACTE, Dave’s leadership in the realm of Career and Technical Education (CTE) is well-established. What sets him apart is his unwavering belief in the potential of CTE Administrators to create optimal opportunities for both staff and students.


A Career Dedicated to CTE Innovation and Networking

Fueling Dave’s professional zeal is the desire to see CTE Administrators collaborate, network, and exchange transformative educational ideas. A memorable quote that has guided his administrative efforts is, “Don’t major in the minors”—words of wisdom imparted by a former college instructor. Dave’s career accolades are numerous; he has served on various boards, including the Aroostook County Action Program in Northern Maine, as a past Region I Vice President for ACTE, and as a current Policy Committee member of ACTE Region I. He is also a member of the National Executive Directors Association and serves as the Current State Chair for the Maine Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve.

Dave’s board experience is rich and varied, including being a past President and a current board member of NCLA. These roles, combined with his current leadership in Maine, make him an invaluable asset to CTE.