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
Media Relations Manager
1410 King Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Recent Press Releases and Public Statements:
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.
Important Media Quicklinks:
To request archived press releases that are no longer available on the ACTE website, please contact Sean Lynch.
Who We Are
The Association for Career
and Technical Education is the nation’s largest not-for-profit
education association dedicated to the advancement of education that
prepares youth and adults for successful careers. Founded in 1926, ACTE
has more than 25,000 members; career and technical educators,
administrators, researchers, guidance counselors and others involved in
planning and conducting career and technical education programs at the
secondary, postsecondary and adult levels. ACTE provides advocacy,
public awareness and access to information on career and technical
education, professional development and tools that enable members to be
successful and effective leaders.
What We Do
ACTE is committed to enhancing the job performance and satisfaction of
its members; to increasing public awareness and appreciation for career
and technical programs; and to assuring growth in local, state and
federal funding for these programs by communicating and working with
legislators and government leaders.