Incoming Ohio ACTE Officers
The following career-tech educators will join the Ohio ACTE officer team in September of 2019. They will join current officers.
Office of President- Elect, for a one year term beginning Sept. 1, 2019 followed by a one year term as Ohio ACTE President and one year as Past President:
Ryan McCoart, Assistant Dean of Satellites - Great Oaks Career Campuses
Ryan McCoart is an Assistant Dean of Satellites for Great Oaks Career Campuses. Prior to joining Great Oaks, he spent three years as the Supervisor of Satellite Operations and two years as the Supervisor of Student Affairs for the Greene County Career Center. Ryan started his career at Greenon Local Schools as an Intervention Specialist for one year before stepping into career tech as an Agricultural Education instructor for six years. Ryan currently serves on the Ohio Career Technical Administrators Executive Board as the OCTA Region Six president, a position that he has held for two years.
His education includes a B.A. in Special Education from Wittenberg University, a M.A. in Career Technical Education from Wright State University, and a M.A. in Educational Leadership from the University of Dayton.
"Supporting and representing the efforts of our organization state-wide is a professional priority of mine and that is why I want to serve as a leader of the Ohio ACTE. I will continue to speak the great word of career technical education as we move into the next generation of jobs and workforce."
Office of Secretary, for a two year term, beginning Sept. 1, 2019
Christine Boucher, Business Partnership Coordinator - Eastland-Fairfield Career and Technical Schools
For the last ten years, Christine has been involved with workforce and career development. She served as Workforce Development Coordinator with the Central Ohio ESC and the Groveport Madison schools Cruiser Academy, a credit recovery high school for students 16-21 year olds. Five years ago, Christine joined Eastland-Fairfield Career & Technical Schools as their Career Development Coordinator, focusing on grades K-8 with events and activities for career awareness and exploration. Recently, Christine became the districts Business Partnership Coordinator, furthering her role and responsibility with central Ohio business partners and their engagement with the career tech ed programs at Eastland-Fairfield.
Christine is currently working on her masters in Educational Leadership at Ashland University.
“I want to serve on the leadership team of Ohio ACTE because I want to be part of a team that advocates for career tech education in Ohio. My goal as a leader on this team is to help Ohio ACTE strengthen and support its mission, vision and purpose.””