Thinking About Becoming A Member?

Connect. Contribute. Create.
Join the synergy of CTE administrators at NCLA! Here, you can connect with the best professional development, contribute your expertise to make CTE better nationwide, and create a culture of innovative excellence. We're laser-focused on delivering meaningful solutions through a national representation of next-gen ideas, innovations, and best practices. We offer many opportunities for growth and connection, including our Best Practices & Innovations Conference where you'll experience high-quality professional development. With an affordable membership investment of just $20 annually, you can meet your challenges head-on as you collaborate with colleagues nationwide. We believe that to contribute to the nation's economic prosperity, we must promote and develop excellence in CTE. That's why we source the most innovative thought leaders. It's why we bring together the best resources, strategies, and ideas for CTE administrators. And it's why we're seeking members like you who are transforming the CTE paradigm every day. Your vision and knowledge can make the difference for someone else.


Get Ready To Be:
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  • Excited to find a solution for truly impactful professional development

  • Eager to share expertise with and learn from other CTE administrators across the country

  • Confident that NCLA will meet your needs in convenient ways (conferences, blogs, forums, etc.)

  • Included in an exclusive, like-minded, fun cohort of CTE administration professionals

  • Valued as contributors to the success of the organization and CTE as a whole

What to look for in membership:
  • Focus: At NCLA, it's all about you: the individual administrator seeking to make a positive difference in your organization. That's why NCLA's professional development is laser-focused on delivering valuable insights and innovations to administrators.

  • Innovation: NCLA is committed to showcasing the next-gen innovations that are being implemented nationwide.

  • Value: NCLA membership is an affordable and worthwhile investment at just $20 annually.

  • Quality: Members can be confident that NCLA's national representation of ideas, innovations, and sharing of best practices will provide them with high-quality solutions to their local challenges.

  • Convenience: NCLA makes it easy to get the best professional development without having to wade through the mediocre or irrelevant offerings — saving members time and money.

  • Connections: NCLA connects CTE administrators across the country by bringing the best together: the best professional development, the best networking opportunities, and the best professionals in the world of CTE administration.

  • Recognition: Members are encouraged to share powerful local stories and best practices on NCLA's national stage to inspire and enlighten fellow administrators. Through NCLA, local schools and organizations can shine bright nationally.


Interested and ready to join?

Click the link below to download the NCLA application. Please include the application with your membership dues.

NCLA Membership Application

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Mission Statement

To provide information, professional development and networking to CTE administrators that result in excellence and innovation.


To contribute to the nation's economic prosperity through the promotion and development of excellence in career and technical education.