President & Executive Director’s Welcome

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Mark E. Ybarra


Thank you for visiting the ACET website. My name is Mark Ybarra, and I am the 2022-2023 ACET President. Whether you are new or an ACET veteran, we thank you for visiting our website. The organization is undergoing many changes, and we are glad to have you with us on this journey. ACET continues to provide the best resources to schools working with students from various situations. If we can offer any assistance or if you have any concerns, feel free to contact me or any of the ACET officers. We look forward to seeing you in San Marcos, TX, in the Spring, and thank you for your time.

Laura Witte

Laura Witte

Executive Director

A Warm Hello to ACET Members!

My name is Laura Witte, and I am the new Executive Director.  I am grateful and excited for the opportunity to serve you! My background is in both education and law and includes a Bachelor of Arts from Sam Houston State University and a Juris Doctor from St. Mary’s Law School 

I am here to serve all of you and am committed to doing the very best job I can for you and ACET. I know how valuable ACET is for each of you.  The value of networking, learning best practices and staying on the cutting edge of new information is priceless, and I am committed to keeping ACET on the vanguard in this ever-changing world of education! 

I look forward to meeting all of you!.