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Important message from the ASTS Board of Directors!!!.

Visit the new President's page!

Final Message:

If you have received a 2019 dues refund check, please cash it as soon as possible.  I will check the account balance at the middle of the month, contribute the remaining balance to SkillsUSA and then close the account.


The Association for Skilled and Technical Sciences (ASTS) is a new organization for all instructors, administrators, teacher educators, industry representatives and others interested in the skilled trades.

Our Vision:

The Association for Skilled and Technical Sciences (ASTS) is recognized nationally by education, business, and government as the premier organization representing technical educators in shaping policy and programs to build a skilled global work force.

Our Mission:

ASTS empowers educators to be leaders and advocates for skilled and technical sciences education. We accomplish this through a structured program of training, networking, conferences, political action, and recognition activities.

Our Core Values:

The ASTS mission is built upon and our success depends on the commitment of our members and partners to the following values: integrity, ethics, respect, responsibility, citizenship and service.