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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.