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  • We Need You at the 2013 NPS!

    We need you to Climb the Hill with us during next month’s National Policy Seminar (NPS) to tell legislators in Washington, D.C. that career and technical education (CTE) needs their support! The knowledge you communicate about your local CTE programs and students will be the most important information that Members of Congress and staff receive.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 4/15/2013 3:33:54 PM

  • What We're Reading: CTE News Around the Blogosphere, Feb. 15

    It's Social Media Advocacy Week during CTE Month, Send in your activities and media coverage to ACTE.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/16/2013 5:08:13 PM

  • Reps. Thompson and Langevin Recognize CTE Month on House Floor

    This week, Reps. Glenn Thompson (R-PA) and Jim Langevin (D-RI), the co-chairs of the Congressional CTE Caucus, took to the floor of the House of Representatives in recognition of CTE Month.  The co-chairs spoke of the importance of CTE and its roll in American competitiveness. They also urged their colleagues to join the bipartisan caucus to support and promote CTE in Congress.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 5/30/2013 4:13:39 PM

  • President Promotes CTE in State of the Union Address

    In the first State of the Union address of his second term in office, President Obama put forward a sweeping policy agenda that touched on many issues of national importance, including immigration, economic recovery, gun control and CTE.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 4/15/2013 3:31:35 PM

  • Call, Write, Tweet and Post to Fight Cuts to CTE

    Use every means of communication you can to fight cuts to CTE. Call, write, use social media.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 4/15/2013 3:30:22 PM

  • 2013 NPS Update: Hear From Experts About National Implications of State Policies

    In addition to the focus on Congress and the Obama Administration, ACTE's upcoming National Policy Seminar (NPS) will includes sessions on broader policy topics affecting the CTE community. Our session “CTE in Focus: A Place at the Table” will spotlight a few of the growing number of national organizations which now recognize the value and potential of CTE.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 4/15/2013 3:11:25 PM

  • Senator Mark Begich (D-AK) Announces Career Counseling Bill

    In a press release today, Senator Mark Begich (D-AK) announced a bill designed to improve school counseling resources across the country. The Counseling for Career Choice Act of 2013 provides increased support and professional development for school counselors to have the resources and materials to help students make educated decisions about their future, whether it is a four-year university, career and technical education program in high school or other option.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 4/15/2013 3:10:53 PM

  • Senate Committee Talks Career Readiness in ESEA Waiver Hearing

    Starting the discussion early, the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee held its first hearing of the 113th Congress yesterday to discuss the Department of Education’s Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) flexibility waivers.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 4/15/2013 3:10:15 PM

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