Member Districts
Leadership Team & Staff


The Arizona CTE Curriculum Consortium (AZCTECC) began in 2009 through a writing project of Pima County JTED. Today AZCTECC members include Career and Technical Education Districts (CTED) as well as Public, Private and Charter High Schools. Our outreach expands statewide to serve thousands of Career and Technical Education teachers by providing best practices professional development and curriculum resources aligned to Arizona Technical Standards.

Steering Committee

Stephen Weltsch, President
Assistant Superintendent of Teaching, Learning, and Campus Operations, Western Maricopa Education Center (West-MEC)
Lindsay Duran,
Assistant Director of Career and Technical Education, Chandler Unified School District
Doug Daley, Treasurer
Director, Career and Technical Education, Gilbert Public Schools
Carrie Jordan
Program Director, Northern Arizona Vocational Institute of Technology (NAVIT)
Curt Bertelsen
Director of Professional Development, Pima County JTED (Pima JTED)
Debby Kidwell
Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment Specialist, Career and Technical Education, Deer Valley Unified School District
Thomas Bogart
Business Operations and Data Manager, Pima County JTED (Pima JTED)


Tammy Bonner
Jennifer Brooks
Assistant Director
Shanika Peplinski
Administrative Assistant
Judy Puiia
Curriculum Writer
Debbie MacKinney
Curriculum Writer
Lacey Peebles
Julie Girten

Member Districts

Each AZCTECC Member selects a designee as the point of contact and to vote to elect the at-large steering committee. Below are the current AZCTECC Members and their selected designee.

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Mesa Public Schools
Designee: Marlo Loria
Pima County JTED
Designee: Curt Bertelsen