State CTE Directors

Alabama 
Tommy Glasscock
Deputy State Superintendent of Career and Technical Education
Alabama State Department of Education
P.O. Box 302101
Montgomery, AL 36130-2101
 
Alaska 
Deborah Riddle
State CTE Director
Alaska Department of Education and Early Development
801 W. 10th Street, Suite 200
Juneau, AK 99811-0500
 
 
American Samoa 
Heidi N. Uele
CTE State Director

American Samoa Department of Education
P.O.BOX 1044
Pago Pago, AS 96799
heidiu@doe.as

 
 
Arizona 
Cathie Raymond
Deputy Associate State Superintendent/ State Director for Career and Technical Education 
Arizona Department of Education
1535 West Jefferson, Bin 42
Phoenix, AZ 85007
 
 
Arkansas 
Dr. Charisse Childers
State CTE Director
Arkansas Department of Career Education
Three Capitol Mall
Little Rock, AR 72201
 
 
California
Donna Wyatt
Director
Career and College Transition Division
California Department of Education
1430 N. Street, Suite 4202
Sacramento, CA 95814
 
 
Colorado 
Sarah Heath
Assistant Provost for CTE
Colorado Community College System
9101 East Lowry Boulevard
Denver, CO 80230
 
 
Connecticut
Harold Mackin
State CTE Director
Connecticut State Department of Education
165 Capitol Avenue
Hartford, CT 06106
 
 
Delaware 
Luke Rhine
State CTE Director
Delaware CTE and STEM Office
Delaware Department of Education
401 Federal Street
Dover, DE 19901
 
 
District of Columbia 
TBD
Office of State Superintendent of Education (OSSE)
810 First Street NE
2nd Floor-#2028-C
Washington, DC 20002-4227
 
Florida 
Rod Duckworth
Chancellor
Division of Career and Adult Education
Florida Department of Education
325 West Gaines Street, Suite 744
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400
 
 
Georgia 
Barbara Wall
State CTAE Director
Career, Technical and Agricultural Education
Georgia Department of Education
1752 Twin Towers East
205 Jesse Hill Jr. Drive, S.E.
Atlanta, GA. 30334
 
 
Guam 
Mary A.Y. Okada, Ed.D.
President/CEO
Secondary, Career and Adult Learning
Guam Community College
P.O. Box 23069
Guam Main Facility, GU 96921
 
 
Hawaii 
Bernadette Howard
State Director for Career and Technical Education
University of Hawaii
Lower Campus Road
Lunalilo FWY Portable 1
Honolulu, HI 96822
 
 
Idaho 
Dwight Johnson
CTE  State Administrator
Idaho Division of Career & Technical Education
650 W. State Street, Rm 324
P.O. Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0095
 
 
Illinois 
Marci Johnson
Director of Teaching and Learning
Illinois State Board of Education
100 North First Street
Springfield, IL 62777
 
 
Indiana 
Stefany Deckard
State Director of Career and Technical Education
Indiana Department of Education
115 West Washington Street
South Tower, Suite 600
Indianapolis, IN 46204
 
 
Iowa
Pradeep Kotamraju
Career and Technical Education Bureau Chief
Division of Community Colleges
Iowa Department of Education
400 East 14th Avenue
Grimes State Office Bldg.
Des Moines, IA 50319
 
 
Kansas 
Connie Beene
Senior Director, Adult & Career Technical Education
Kansas Board of Regents
1000 SW Jackson Street, Suite 520
Topeka, KS 66612
 
 
Kentucky 
David Horseman
Associate Commissioner 
Office of Career and Technical Education
Kentucky Department of Education
500 Mero Street
20th Floor Capital Plaza Tower
Frankfort, KY 40601
 
 
Louisiana 
Patricia Felder
State Director of Career, Technical and Adult Education
Louisiana Community & Technical College System
265 South Foster Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70806-4104
 
 
Maine 
Dwight Littlefield
State CTE Director
Career Technical Education
Maine Department of Education
State House Station #23
Augusta, ME 04333
 
 
Maryland 
Lynne Gilli
Assistant State Superintendent and Program Manager for Instruction
Maryland State Department of Education
200 W. Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
 
 
Massachusetts
Keith Westrich
Associate Commissioner
Center for College, Career & Technical Education
Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
75 Pleasant Street
Malden, MA 02148
 
 
Michigan
Brian Pyles
Director
Office of Career and Technical Education
Michigan Department of Education
608 West Allegan Street, P.O. Box 30712
Lansing, MI 48909
 
 
Minnesota 
Jeralyn Jargo
State Director, CTE
Minnesota State Colleges & Universities
Wells Fargo Place, 30 East 7th Street
Suite 350
St. Paul, MN 55101-7804
 
 
Mississippi 
Wendy Clemons
Bureau Director
Professional Development
Mississippi Department of Education 
P.O. Box 771
Jackson, MS 39205
 
 
Missouri 
Blaine Henningsen
Assistant Commissioner
Office of College and Career Readiness
Department of Elementary & Secondary Education
P.O. Box 480
Jefferson City, MO 65102 blaine.henningsen@dese.mo.gov
 
 
Montana 
Brock Tessman
Deputy Commissioner
Academic, Research and Student Affairs for the
Montana University System
P.O. Box 203201 
Helena, MT 59620-3201
 
 
Nebraska 
Katie Graham
State CTE Director
Nebraska Department of Education
301 Centennial Mall South
Lincoln, NE 68509
 
 
Nevada 
Kristine Nelson
Director, Office of Career Readiness, Adult Learning & Education Options
Nevada Department of Education
755 N. Roop Street, Suite 201
Carson City, NV 89701
 
 
New Hampshire 
Eric Feldborg
Director of Career and Technical Education & Administrator
New Hampshire Department of Education
101 Pleasant Street
Concord, NH 03301
 
 
New Jersey 
Jane Griesinger
Education Program Development Specialist
New Jersey Department of Education
100 Riverview Plaza, P.O. Box 500
Trenton, NJ 08625
 
 
New Mexico 
Elaine Perea
College and Career Readiness Bureau
New Mexico Public Education Department
300 Don Gaspar
Sante Fe, NM 87501
 
 
New York 
TBD
P12 Office of Curriculum and Instruction
New York State Education Department
89 Washington Ave., 860 Education Building Annex
Albany, NY 12234
 
 
North Carolina 
Atkins "Trey" Michael 
Director, Career and Technical Education
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
6361 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-6361
 
 
North Dakota 
Wayde Sick
State CTE Director
Department of Career and Technical Education
600 E. Boulevard Ave.
Bismarck, ND 58505
 
 
Ohio
Emily Passias
Director
Office of Career-Technical Education
Ohio Department of Education
25 South Front Street
Columbus, OH 43215
 
 
Oklahoma
Marcie Mack
State CTE Director
Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education
1500 West Seventh Avenue
Stillwater, OK 74074
 
 
Oregon 
Laura Foley
Director, Secondary Postsecondary Transitions Team
Oregon Department of Education
255 Capitol Street, NE
Salem, OR 97310
 
 
Palau 
Raynold Mechol
Career Technical Education Director
Palau Ministry of Education
Republic of Palau National Government
7080 Main Street
Koror, PW 96940
 
 
Pennsylvania 
Lee Burket
Director
Bureau of Career Technical Education
Pennsylvania Department of Education
333 Market Street, 11th Floor
Harrisburg, PA 17126
 
 
Puerto Rico 
Hector Sanchez Alvarez
State CTE Director 
Puerto Rico Department of Education
P.O. Box 190759
San Juan, PR 00919
 
 
Rhode Island 
Nicole Smith
Education Specialist, Secondary Reform
Rhode Island Department of Education
255 Westminster Street 
Providence, RI 02903
 
South Carolina 
Angel Malone
CATE Director
Office of Career & Technology Education
South Carolina Department of Education
1429 Senate Street
Columbia, SC 29201
 
 
South Dakota 
Laura Scheibe
Director of Career and Technical Education
South Dakota Department of Education
800 Governors Drive
2nd Floor, MacKay Building
Pierre, SD 57501-2291
 
 
Tennessee
Casey Haugner Wrenn
Assistant Commissioner
Division of College and Career Readiness
Tennessee Department of Education
710 James Robertson Pkwy., 4th Floor
Nashville, TN 37243
 
 
Texas 
Heather Justice
Division Director 
College, Career and Military Preparation Division
Texas Education Agency
1701 N. Congress Avenue
Austin, TX 78701
 
 
Utah 
Thalea Longhurst
State CTE Director
Utah State Board of Education
250 East 500 South
P.O. Box 144200
Salt Lake City, UT 84114
 
 
Vermont 
Jay Ramsey
State CTE Director
Vermont Agency of Education
219 North Main Street, Suite 402
Barre, VT 05641
 
 
Virgin Islands 
Nancy Callwood 
State CTE Director
Office of Career, Technical and Adult Education
Virgin Islands Department of Education
1834 Kongens Gade, Charlotte Amalie
Saint Thomas, VI 00802
 
 
Virginia 
George Willcox 
State Director
Office of Career, Technical and Adult Education
Virginia Department of Education
101 North 14th Street
Richmond, VA 23218-2120
 
 
Washington 
Eleni Papadakis
Executive Director
Workforce Training & Education Coordinating Board
P.O. Box 43105
Olympia, WA 98504
 
 
West Virginia 
Kathy Jo D'Antoni
Assistant State Superintendent of Schools
Division of Technical, Adult and Institutional Education
West Virginia Department of Education
1900 Kanawha Boulevard East
Building 6, RM 221
Charleston, WV 25305
 
 
Wisconsin 
Colleen McCabe 
Provost and Vice President of Student Success
Wisconsin Technical College System
4622 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53707-7874
 
 
Wyoming 
Guy Jackson
State CTE Director
Wyoming Department of Education
2300 Capitol Avenue, Hathaway Building
2nd Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82002