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
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
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
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
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
Yesterday evening, ACTE and NASDCTEc hosted a reception on Capitol Hill highlighting CTE. The theme of the reception was “Beyond the Farm: Integrating Agriculture, STEM and CTE in the 21st Century,” and featured students from Career and Technical Student Organizations (CTSOs) demonstrating projects showcasing the intersection of agriculture and STEM.
Posted by Application Administrator at 4/15/2013 10:06:24 AM