2018 VACTE Certified Nursing Assistant and Culinary Students Receive Yavapai College Certificates

Board of Governors

Jones Ford Verde Valley Students of the Month - Nevada Karuzas, Justin Wassell, and Bennett Holm

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Non-Discrimination Policy:

The Board is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in relation to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, and disability.  This policy will prevail in all matters concerning staff members, students, the public, educational programs and services, and individuals with whom the Board does business.

Arizona Constitution, Ordinance Art. XX, Par. Seventh
20 U.S.C. 1400 et seq., Individuals with Disabilities Education Act; 20 U.S.C. 1681, Education Amendments of 1972, Title IX
20 U.S.C. 1703, Equal Employment Opportunity Act of 1972; 29 U.S.C. 794, Rehabilitation Act of 1973, (Section 504)
42 U.S.C. 2000, Civil Rights Act of 1964, Titles VI and VII; 42 U.S.C. 12101 et seq., Americans with Disabilities Act

Valley Academy for Career and Technology Education

Member High Schools

Thank you to our VACTE Sponsors


AVERAGE VACTE TEACHER SALARIES (A.R.S. 15-903.E, amended by Laws 2018, Ch. 285, 10)

Average salary of all teachers employed in FY 2019                   $47,238.00

Average salary of all teachers employed in FY 2018                   $41,908.00

Increase in average teacher salary from the prior year                $  5,330.00

Percentage Increase                                                                            13%

Bob Weir, Superintendent

Shawnna Patton, Financial Assistant/Board


Donna Green, Program Manager

Laurie Lozano, Curriculum and Instruction Coordinator

Karen Amoscato, Certified Nursing Instructor

Travis Black, Construction Instructor

Steve Darby, Fire Service Instructor


Frank Vander Horst, Chairman

Leland Wieweck, Clerk

Steve Dockray, Member

Steve Pike, Member
​Jeff Wassell, Member

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