Meet Amanda English, ACTE’s national Teacher of the Year

Meet Amanda English, winner of ACTE's national Teacher of the Year award. English's interview appears as part of a spotlight series on our 2021 national award winners and finalists. This award recognizes career and technical education (CTE) teachers at the middle/secondary school level who demonstra...

Meet Kristina Guttadora, Teacher of the Year finalist

Meet Kristina Guttadora, winner of ACTE's Region I Teacher of the Year award. Guttadora's interview appears as part of a spotlight series on our 2021 national award winners and finalists. This award recognizes career and technical education (CTE) teachers at the middle/secondary school level who dem...

Meet Kandy Smitha, Teacher of the Year finalist

Meet Kandy Smitha, winner of ACTE's Region III Teacher of the Year award. Smitha's interview appears as part of a spotlight series on our 2021 national award winners and finalists. This award recognizes career and technical education (CTE) teachers at the middle/secondary school level who demonstrat...

Meet Kitti Wheeler, Teacher of the Year finalist

Meet Kitti Wheeler, winner of ACTE's Region V Teacher of the Year award. Wheeler's interview appears as part of a spotlight series on our 2021 national award winners and finalists. This award recognizes career and technical education (CTE) teachers at the middle/secondary school level who demonstrat...

A conversation with Dr. Charlie E. McAdoo II

Charlie E. McAdoo II, Ed.D., is a distinguished leader in career and technical education (CTE). Dr. McAdoo teaches CTE business education courses at Carl G. Renfroe Middle School in Decatur, Georgia. He also serves as an inclusion, equity, access and diversity (IAED) mentor in ACTE’s IAED Mentorsh...

Meet Tammy Camel, Carl Perkins Community Service Award winner

Meet Tammy Camel, winner of ACTE's Carl Perkins Community Service Award. Camel's interview appears as part of a spotlight series on our 2021 national award winners and finalists. The Carl Perkins Community Service Award recognizes individuals who have used CTE to make a significant impact on their c...

Meet Kristal McCathern, Carl Perkins Community Service Award finalist

Meet Kristal McCathern, winner of the ACTE Region IV Carl Perkins Community Service Award. McCathern's interview appears as part of a spotlight series on our 2021 national award winners and finalists. The Carl Perkins Community Service Award recognizes individuals who have used CTE to make a signifi...
Eryn Ruder sits in a makeshift office in her kitchen, surrounded by papers and a laptop. She is wearing a red shirt and smiling.

EIM Spotlight: Eryn Ruder (Great Oaks Career Campuses)

Meet Eryn Ruder, instructor of environmental science and anatomy and physiology at the Scarlet Oaks Campus of Great Oaks Career Campuses in Cincinnati, Ohio. Ruder’s spotlight interview is the first in a new feature on ACTE’s educational institution members (EIMs). Great Oaks is a public care...

EIM Spotlight: Khaaliq Salim (Francis Tuttle Technology Center)

Meet Khaaliq Salim, director of the Danforth Campus at Francis Tuttle Technology Center. Salim’s interview appears as part of a spotlight series on ACTE’s educational institution members (EIMs). Francis Tuttle Technology Center provides professional and career advancement training opportuniti...

EIM Spotlight: David Campbell (Butler Tech)

Meet David Campbell, a mechatronics instructor at Butler Tech. Campbell’s interview appears as part of a spotlight series on ACTE’s educational institution members (EIM). High school students, juniors and seniors, in Butler Tech's two-year programs receive career training in one of dozens of ...