Vermont Adult Career & Technical Education Association is an excellent resource for businesses, students, and individuals seeking high quality, affordable adult technical education. These programs are taught in our 17 regional centers across the state of Vermont. Programs offered include everything from health care, such as a Licensed Nurse Assistant (LNA) certification, to machining, to information technology. For complete course listings in your area, please refer to the Locations page, which will display all of the centers and their class schedules.


VACTEA By The Numbers

Students in 2023


National electric code update students


CDL drivers licensed


CPR Certifications


LNAs licensed


Percent of Vermont LNAs licensed 2023 trained by Adult CTE


OSHA 10 Certs


Phlebotomy certifications


Course completion rate



Our Mission

The mission of the Vermont Adult Career & Technical Education Association is:

  • Changing the lives of Vermonters by providing training to gain skills, improving career opportunities, and strengthening communities.

Our Vision

To become the preferred training provider of quality programs that meet Vermont workforce needs.

Non-Discrimination Policy

In accordance with Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Higher Education Act of 1972, and Section 504 of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, it is the policy of all career and technical centers associated with the Vermont Adult Career Technical Education Association (VACTEA) that no person upon the basis of race, color, national origin, creed or faith, gender or age, sexual orientation or handicapping condition and/or disability shall be excluded from participation in any educational program or activity offered by or through affiliated centers.

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