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Media Relations
Welcome to ACTE’s Media Relations page. Here you will find relevant information on both the Association and career and technical education. To arrange interviews with ACTE staff or executive board members, inquire about CTE issues, receive official commentary from ACTE or get help on developing new stories, please contact:

Sean Lynch
Legislative and Public Affairs Manager
1410 King Street
Alexandria, VA 22314

      Sean Lynch

About ACTE:

The Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) is the nation’s largest not-for-profit association committed to the advancement of education that prepares youth and adults for successful careers. ACTE represents educators, administrators, researchers, guidance counselors and others involved in all levels of career and technical education. ACTE is committed to excellence in providing advocacy, public awareness and access to resources, professional development and leadership opportunities.

The Association's national headquarters is based in Alexandria, Virginia, a suburb of Washington, D.C. ACTE is led by a 19-member elected Board of Directors, including a president, past-president and president-elect, and 16 vice presidents representing the Association's 11 Divisions and five geographic Regions. An approximately 25-member staff manages day-to-day operations of the Association.

Recent Press Releases and Public Statements:

Important Media Quicklinks:

Press Release Archive: 2016 What is CTE?
CTE Research Fact Sheet CTE Month
CTE State Profiles CTE State Fact Sheets
Press Release Archive: 2015  

To request archived press releases that are no longer available on the ACTE website, please contact Sean Lynch. ACTE is featured regularly on Education Talk Radio, a national online radio program that examines the biggest topics in education today. Listen to our appearances here.

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