ACTE Stands in Solidarity
ACTE condemns institutional racism in all of its forms and believes in social justice and civil rights. As an organization, we continue to reaffirm our existing statement:
ACTE promotes high quality CTE programs for diverse audiences. We continue to build an inclusive culture that encourages, supports and celebrates the diversity of the CTE community. We are committed to inclusion, access, equity, and diversity throughout our organization.
REGIONS & STATES
94% of students concentrating in CTE graduated high school – 9 percentage points higher than the overall U.S. graduation rate.
Individuals with associate degrees in CTE fields can earn up to $2.8 million in lifetime earnings – the same as bachelor’s degree holders.
77% of employers from in-demand industries hired an employee because of knowledge and skills gained from their CTE experience.
The U.S. faces a shortage of 6.5 million skilled workers over the next decade in key industries.