ACTE Announces District of Columbia CTE Director as National Award Finalist

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 15, 2021 Contact: Megan Kmiotek mkmiotek@acteonline.org   ACTE Announces District of Columbia CTE Director as National Award Finalist   ALEXANDRIA, VA—Today, the Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) announced Clifton Marti...

Representation matters. Read Techniques in April

Workforce development starts in our career and technical education (CTE) programs. As a global economy expands further, CTE must consider its role and responsibility to improve representation — among our role models, partners and in the classroom. Representation matters. This April issue of Tech...

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Read Techniques in November/December. The future is emerging!

For the November/December issue of Techniques, board of directors President Doug Major wrote, "There has never been a more exciting — and challenging — time to be part of career and technical education (CTE). We have an opportunity to work together. To reimagine CTE in a post-pandemic world...

Professional Organization Membership, Engagement, and Leadership

One of the greatest assets to any educator, especially administrators, is membership in our professional organizations. For Career Technical Education, in my opinion, are ACTE and NCLA. ACTE is the umbrella organization for NCLA. ACTE resources, information, leadership development, professional deve...

Make Plans to Attend ACTE’s CareerTech VISION!

CareerTech Vision is the place to be for professional development, learning about and purchasing the newest software, equipment, supplies, and networking. This conference is the largest meeting of Career and Technical Education, which focuses on secondary and postsecondary CTE. Input from all of the...

ACTE experiences CTE Learn network growth

CTE Learn is growing! ACTE is excited to announce, a total of 28 states and organizations have joined the CTE Learn network since Jan. 1, 2020. CTE Learn offers an expanded collection of online professional development courses for CTE professionals. Help us welcome the following states and organiza...

An Education In Grace

We have all had weeks that began seemingly normal, but ended anything but…however I think that we can all attest to the fact that the week of March 9, 2020 was one like no other.  In the blink of an eye, we were going from standard classroom instruction to this new environment of remote learning,...

Beyond Pedagogy in the CTE Classroom

Gliding seamlessly from traditional teaching models to semi-remote to completely remote teaching requires schools and teachers to understand more than the pedagogy for each of the scenarios. In CTE we use hands-on instruction and formative assessments the majority of the time. As instruction moves t...

Why Do You Think it is Important to Continue Professional Development Throughout your Career?

Those that have been given the charge and have the responsibility to educate others must be committed to continuous learning. Learning is fundamental throughout one's career no matter what field. Professional development (PD) is a lifelong endeavor which allows educators to grow. Educators must impr...