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Press Hits: 2017

ACTE Award Winners,Staff Join Education Talk Radio
Education Talk Radio, 12/13/17
ACTE’s Michael Connet, ACTE’s 2018 Teacher of the Year Linda Romano, and ACTE's 2018 Administrator of the Year Donna McKethan were featured on Education Talk Radio to discuss their efforts and CTE experience, and to recap the CareerTech VISION Conference. 

ACTE's National Award Winners in the News
Various publications and dates
ACTE’s 2018 National Teacher of the Year, Linda Romano, was featured in stories in The Times Herald-Record and Spectrum News. The 2018 Administrator of the Year, Donna McKethan, was covered in the Waco Tribune-Herald. The 2018 Carl Perkins Community Services Award winner, Stephanie Jolliff, was covered in the Bellefontaine Examiner. Richard McPherson, the 2017 CareerSafe National Safety Educator of the Year, was also highlighted in Nogales International.

Teaching Collaborative Problem-Solving Skills Through Career and Technical Education
Education Week, 11/22/2017
The free online professional development course and tools, "Global Competence Through Career and Technical Education," which ACTE released with the Asia Society and Advance CTE, was mentioned in an EdWeek story.

Plan Now for the ACTE Conference
Education Talk Radio, 10/12/2017
Advocacy and Public Affairs Manager Jarrod Nagurka joined talk radio host Larry Jacobs and ACTE's Champion of the Year, Dr. Ken Wallace, to talk about VISION 2017 and the accomplishments of Illinois' Maine Township District 207.

Schools Promote Career-Tech
District Administration, 10/11/2017
Deputy Executive Director Steve DeWitt is quoted in a story on the integration between CTE and core academic subjects. 

Growing Numbers of States Embrace Career Education
Education Week, 10/4/2017
Research Manager Catherine Imperatore is quoted in a story about states' focus on the role education plays in preparing a skilled workforce.

Capito Bill to Help Middle School Students Prepare for In-Demand Jobs Draws Bipartisan Support
The Ripon Advance, 9/18/2017
Executive Director LeAnn Wilson is quoted in a story about ACTE's support for the bipartisan Middle STEP Act.

Maine Still Has Openings for Teachers, But Vocational Schools Look at Increasing Student Numbers
Morning Sentinel, 9/3/2017
Data from ACTE is used to illustrate the national demand for CTE.

McIntosh Student Wins Use of 3D Printer for Class for a Year
Fayette County News, 8/26/2017
ACTE's second annual student trophy design contest and its winner receive press coverage in the suburbs of Atlanta, GA.

Ask Questions About High School Vocational Programs
U.S. News & World Report, 8/21/2017
Deputy Executive Director Steve DeWitt is quoted in a story outlining today's CTE and answering questions that families may consider when a student is contemplating enrolling in CTE. 

Press Coverage of ACTE Image Awards
Various Publications
ACTE's annual Image Award winners have received press coverage, including Champion of the Year Dr. Ken Wallace who was featured in stories by the Journal Online, Bugle and The Daily Herald.

Not All Career and Technical Education Programs Are Created Equal
EdSurge, 8/1/2017
ACTE's high-quality CTE initiative and its program of study framework were mentioned and linked to in a story on different CTE programs.

What Do You Think About CTE?
Getting Smart, 7/28/2017
Information, an infographic and a video, all from ACTE, was repeatedly referenced in a story on today's CTE and its benefits.

Kaine, Portman Introduce Bill to Support Job Training for Skilled Infrastructure Jobs
Augusta Free Press, 7/21/2017
ACTE's endorsement of the BUILDS Act is mentioned in a news story on the bill's introduction.

Support Grows for Major Shift in Pell
Inside Higher Ed, 7/10/2017
An in-depth story on efforts to expand Pell Grants to short-term certificate programs mentions ACTE's support for the bipartisan JOBS Act.

Helping Career Education Become a First Choice
Inside Higher Ed, 7/5/2017
Director of Public Policy Alisha Hyslop is quoted in a story about efforts in California to rebrand and bolster CTE in the state.

What's Next for Career and Technical Education
Politico Morning Education, 6/23/2017
A joint statement from ACTE and Advance CTE is quoted in a story about the House-passage of Perkins and our meeting with Sec. DeVos is highlighted (a longer article with additional quotes is behind the Politico paywall).

House Approves Skills-Focused Workforce Readiness Bill
Society for Human Resource Management, 6/22/2017
Executive Director LeAnn Wilson is quoted in a story about the House-passed Perkins bill.

The Flawed Justification for Career-Tech Budget Cuts
Medium, 6/15/2017
ACTE and Advance CTE published a joint op-ed pushing back on the justification a Trump Administration official used to justify cuts to CTE in the president's budget.

Trump's 'Apprentice' Gamble
POLITICO, 6/10/2017
Director of Public Policy Alisha Hyslop is quoted in a story about the contrast between the Trump Administration's vocal support for apprenticeships and the deep cuts in the president's budget.

Planning for Success(ion)
Motor Magazine, June 2017 Issue
Advocacy and Public Affairs Manager Jarrod Nagurka is quoted in a story on workforce shortages in the automotive industry.

Trump's Proposed CTE Cuts 'Ironic,' Advocacy Group Says
POLITICO Morning Education, 5/24/2017
Advocacy and Public Affairs Manager Jarrod Nagurka is quoted in POLITICO about the irony behind the president's FY18 budget as it cuts the Perkins state grant program while increasing national programs.

Trump Budget Would Slash Student Aid and Research
Inside Higher Ed, 5/24/2017
A joint statement from ACTE and Advance CTE on the president's FY18 budget was included in a story in Inside Higher Ed.

Trump Spending Plan Triggers Many Negative Reactions from K-12 World
EdWeek, 5/23/2017
A joint statement from ACTE and Advance CTE on the president's FY18 budget was included in a story in EdWeek.

Bill to Upskill U.S. Workers Moves Forward in the House
SHRM, 5/19/2017
ACTE Administration Division Vice President Janet Goble is quoted in a story about CTE and the Perkins reauthorization bill in the House.

Foxx Aims to Modernize Career and Technical Education
Diverse Issues in Higher Education, 5/16/2017
Advocacy and Public Affairs Manager Jarrod Nagurka is quoted in a news article on the House Perkins reauthorization bill. 

Congress Set to Act on Career and Technical Education Law
Inside Sources, 5/11/2017
Public Policy Director Alisha Hyslop is prominently quoted in a news article on the reintroduction of the Perkins Act in the House of Representatives.

Lawmakers Propose Bill to Help Close the Nation's Skills Gap
SHRM, 5/9/2017
A joint statement by ACTE and Advance CTE on the reintroduction of a bill to reauthorize Perkins is mentioned in a blog by the Society for Human Resources Management.

Bipartisan Bill to Reauthorize Perkins Act
Inside Higher Ed, 5/5/2017
A joint statement by ACTE and Advance CTE on the reintroduction of a bill to reauthorize Perkins is mentioned in a news story.

Proposed Cuts Would Impact San Diego Job Training Programs That Are Booming
KPBS News, 4/27/2017
A funding letter spearheaded by ACTE targeting federal policymakers is mentioned in a news story.

Teaching CTE... 10 Things You Need To Know
Education Talk Radio, 4/24/2017
Senior Director for Outreach and Partner Development Michael Connet conducts a radio interview with the co-authors of a new book for CTE educators.

CTE Scholarships from the Horatio Alger Association
Education Talk Radio, 3/9/2017
Senior Director for Outreach and Partner Development Michael Connet conducts a radio interview.

100 Years of Secondary Career Prep Success
The Hill, 2/23/2017
ACTE Executive Director LeAnn Wilson authors an op-ed.

CTE: A Working Education
Center for Digital Education, 2/21/2017
ACTE Director of Public Policy Alisha Hyslop is quoted.

How to Improve a State Economy through Technical Education
Orlando Sentinel, 2/21/2017
ACTE Director of Public Policy Alisha Hyslop is quoted.

This Isn’t Your Grandfather’s CTE
CNA Education Podcasts, 2/13/2017
ACTE Project Associate Kevin Oshinskie conducts a radio interview.

Gateway Technical College Morning Show
WGTD 91.1FM, 2/10/2017
ACTE Executive Director LeAnn Wilson conducts a radio interview.

Career and Technical Education Advocates Pushing for Changes Under Trump
Education Week, 2/3/2017
ACTE Director of Public Policy Alisha Hyslop is quoted.

ACTE Celebrates CTE Month
Education Talk Radio, 1/30/2017
ACTE Advocacy and Public Affairs Manager Jarrod Nagurka and Project Associate Kevin Oshinskie conduct a radio interview.

Calhoun County’s Career Academy Sees Enrollment Surge While Nationwide Numbers Decline Slightly
The Anniston Star, 1/20/2017
ACTE Advocacy and Public Affairs Manager Jarrod Nagurka is quoted.

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