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2014 ACTE National Policy Seminar

When: Monday, March 03, 2014 8:00 AM - Wednesday, March 05, 2014 5:00 PM

Where: Marriott Crystal Gateway, Arlington, Virginia


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The 2015 National Policy Seminar will be held March 2-4 at the Crystal Gateway Marriott.

2014 ACTE National Policy Seminar
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ACTE Members Make Their Voices Heard in Washington!

Important discussions have been launched to reauthorize the Perkins Act and shape the future of CTE. 

Click here for our final NPS Agenda 

Click here for ACTE's official press release. 

Click here for a sample press release that you can update and send to your local media.

 This year’s NPS featured:

  • The latest information from Capitol Hill staff and Members of Congress on the reauthorization of Perkins, as well as ongoing reauthorizations of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, Higher Education Act and Workforce Investment Act.
  • Timely updates on federal funding for Perkins and other key programs, with important details on how you can best influence the funding process.
  • Opportunities to weigh in on the critical policy issues affecting you and your programs.
  • Advocacy tips and tools you can use to promote your program at the local, state and federal levels. 
Kiki McLean

Opening General Session

Catherine “Kiki” McLean is co-founder of No Labels, a growing citizens’ movement of Democrats, Republicans and independents dedicated to promoting a new politics of problem solving. With experience as a senior advisor to numerous high-ranking officials and appearances on many policy programs, her insights will provide CTE advocates an insider’s view of the Washington political landscape.







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