Explore new resources from the CTE Research Network

The COVID-19 pandemic presented both challenges and opportunities for career and technical education (CTE). As another academic year draws to a close, the time is right to reflect on lessons learned and how evidence can guide us moving forward. Recent publications include: Final report: CTE pro...

Career Academies workshop offers strategies to build meaningful engagement

ACTE works with Ford Next Generation Learning (Ford NGL) to support the Career Academy section under the New and Related Services Division. Career and technical education (CTE) administrators, learn more about how this innovative model is transforming education. Attend Career Academies = Meaningful ...

Brief examines local use of federal relief funds

ACTE recently released a new resource for local career and technical education (CTE) leaders: High-quality CTE During COVID-19: Leveraging Federal Relief Funds at the Local Level This new brief will help local CTE leaders understand the purpose and structure of federal relief funds available to th...

Executive Director LeAnn Wilson honored with NAPE Innovation Through Challenge Award

LeAnn Wilson, ACTE's executive director, won the NAPE Equity Champions' Innovation Through Challenge Award. This award recognizes creative, innovative and/or collaborative leadership in developing systems, structures, programs, and supports to ensure equitable access to high-quality education throug...

Register for ACTE’s CareerTech Hybrid VISION 2021

The premier event for career and technical educators, ACTE's Hybrid CareerTech VISION 2021 happens Dec. 1–4, in New Orleans, Louisiana. Feature keynote speakers: Kevin Brown, author of The Hero Effect: Being Your Best When it Matters the Most Anne Grady, entrepreneur and author of Mind O...

Attend the CTE Innovation Summit, happening June 1

CTE Innovation Summit Set for June 1   Are you ready to prepare your learners for the rapidly changing workplace with cutting-edge tools and techniques? Attend the CTE Innovation Summit taking place virtually on Tuesday, June 1. Presenters from the Consumer Technology Association, Microsof...

SUBMIT NOMINATIONS: ACTE 2022 board of directors election

Nominations for the 2022 ACTE board of directors election opened April 1. All completed applications are due June 15. In order to vote, you must be an ACTE member by Nov. 3. Voting will begin during ACTE's CareerTech VISION 2021, on Friday, Dec. 3. Positions eligible for election include: Pre...

Work-based Learning Conference happens virtually next week

ACTE’s and Iowa’s Work-based Learning (WBL) Conference happens virtually this April 29–30. The event will include more than 40 WBL topics presented live over Zoom to virtual participants. Experience professional development sessions designed to help career and technical educators build better...

Online seminar details the CTE Identity Framework

Replace the pervasive negative stigma of CTE with positive images. CTE provides as a primary path toward good jobs, not an alternative path. The CTE Identity Framework will bring awareness and offer messaging guidance for CTE educators. With thoughtfully crafted messages, we can eradicate the old st...

Upcoming webinar confronts isms in the classroom

Racism, classism and sexism are but a few of the isms that prevent students from accessing high-quality career and technical education (CTE). How can we confront and begin to dismantle elements of conscious and unconscious bias in CTE classrooms? Confront isms in the classroom. Attend this free we...