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  • Call, Write, Tweet and Post to Fight Cuts to CTE

    Use every means of communication you can to fight cuts to CTE. Call, write, use social media.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 4/15/2013 3:30:22 PM

  • New Publications on Business Partnerships and American Competitiveness

    ACTE yesterday released two new publications: an Issue Sheet on CTE’s role in American competitiveness and a companion piece that profiles successful business-education partnerships in CTE.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 4/15/2013 3:07:17 PM

  • Spreading the Message That ''Career and Technical Education Works!'' During CTE Month 2013

    It’s February and that means Career and Technical Education(CTE) Month™ is finally here! During the entire month of February, CTE professionals across the country will be raising awareness in their communities about their programs and celebrating the positive impacts of CTE for students, schools, communities and the country’s economic success.  

    Posted by Application Administrator at 4/15/2013 3:06:43 PM

  • Advocate for CTE With Issue Brief On Leadership Development

    ACTE today released an Issue Brief on CTE’s Role in Leadership Development that explores the integral role CTE curricula and programs play in addressing the leadership skills gap facing employers. CTE advocates, you can use this short publication to illustrate to legislators, businesses and the public the importance of CTE in building leadership and other employability skills.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 4/15/2013 3:02:22 PM

  • ACTE Releases Credential Background Sheet for Advocacy

    In order to help legislators and their staff members better understand what is a credential, ACTE has developed a background informational sheet and legislative recommendations for use at the state and federal levels.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 4/15/2013 2:52:04 PM

  • New Poll: Small Businesses Very Concerned About Cuts to Perkins

    A recent poll released by the business advocacy group Small Business Majority found that an overwhelming majority of small business owners are concerned about the effect that the looming fiscal cliff—a combination of expiring tax cuts and across-the-board spending cuts under sequestration that could take effect in January—will have on federal funding for CTE and the workforce system.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 4/15/2013 2:02:26 PM

  • Fact Sheets Help You Make the Case for CTE

    The next time you need to illustrate the value of CTE to a policymaker, industry leader, colleague or parent, consider using an ACTE fact sheet to help you make your case!

    Posted by Application Administrator at 4/15/2013 12:39:37 PM

  • ACTE Releases Guiding Principles to Shape Perkins Reauthorization

    The Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) is releasing today six guiding principles that it believes should shape the future of the federal investment in career and technical education (CTE) through the reauthorization Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act (Perkins Act).

    Posted by Application Administrator at 4/15/2013 10:27:26 AM

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