The state representative, elected by secondary and postsecondary educators across the state, serves as a liaison to ACT, providing guidance on critical state educational issues and on the development of programs and services.
The purpose of state organizations, now active in 39 states, is to support and promote informed decision-making by individuals engaged in career planning, preparation for further education or work, and lifelong learning. The state organization serves as a communication link between educational institutions and agencies and ACT, as well as coordinating and facilitating statewide professional development activities.
ACT is an independent, not-for-profit organization seeking to help people achieve education and workplace success. ACT provides more than a hundred assessment, research, information, and program management services in the areas of education and workforce development.