Kentucky Association for
KACTE Policy Documents
The KACTE Board, with research and input gathered from its members, develops and presents policy documents to guide its legislative and policy advocacy.
CTE: A Relevant Education — Providing an Effective CTE System for Kentucky A research document with recommendations to the 2021 Kentucky General Assembly
One-Page Advocacy Document
Industry Certifications: An Opportunity for CTE Educators (2016) — A White Paper recommending professonal development for teachers and administrators on the value of industry certifications for students, employers and Kentucky’s economy.
A Proven Investment in Kentucky’s Future (2015) — A Position Statement calling for increased investment in Career and Technical Education (CTE) to support student success and spur economic development.
Kentucky Teachers Retirement: Responsibility, Recruitment, Retention (2015) — A Position Statement on the Kentucky Teachers’ Retirement System unfunded liabilities and the impact on quality education for the Commonwealth’s future.
Career Readiness in Kentucky (2011) — This is KACTE’s recommended definition for Career Readiness, which was submitted to the Kentucky State Board of Education. Two-thirds of the recommendation was adopted by the Board of Education as part of the state’s College and Career Readiness accountability system.
Leading the Transformation (2007)