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Leading the way for ambitious women in CTE

Career and technical education (CTE) professionals recently screened Pioneers in Skirts, an award-winning impact film, as part of ACTE's inclusion, access, equity and diversity (IAED) webinar series. In the film, director Ashley Maria sets a course to achieve something greater, more equitable for women maneuvering a work world built for

Meet Tachaka Hollins, PLSP-ECMC Foundation fellow

Meet Tachaka Hollins, assistant vice chancellor for academic affairs at the Tennessee Board of Regents. The Techniques interview with Hollins appears as part of a new spotlight series on fellows in the Postsecondary Leadership Success Program at ACTE – Sponsored by ECMC Foundation. What leadership skills do you hope to develop as

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 Martin, CTE Director at District of Columbia

Attend VISION in New Orleans

Mark your calendars for ACTE’s CareerTech VISION, a hybrid event taking place in New Orleans, Louisiana, and online, Dec. 1–4. In-person registration includes:  Access to more than 200 in-person-only sessions covering multiple career and technical education (CTE) sectors and timely equity and access topics  Innovations in

ACTE seeks IAED mentees

ACTE's Inclusion, Access, Equity and Diversity (IAED) Mentorship Program offers professional development opportunities for association members who wish to cultivate more diverse and inclusive learning environments for CTE. Does that sound like you? Apply to be a mentee — no later than Sept. 30. Learn more.

Attend Best Practices in Austin

Best Practices is an event designed especially for CTE leaders. Don't miss the gathering of CTE leaders at ACTE's and NCLA's Best Practices and Innovations in CTE Conference. The event takes place Sept. 29–Oct. 1 in Austin, Texas. Register to attend Best Practices! This year’s event features an information-packed agenda of 28

Dates announced for board of directors election

The 2022 ACTE board of directors’ election will be held Dec. 3, 2021–Jan. 3, 2022! Positions eligible for election include: President-elect Region IV Vice President-elect Family and Consumer Sciences Division Vice President Business Education Division Vice President In order to vote, you must be an ACTE member by

Survey reveals what women need to succeed at work

The pandemic labor market has exacerbated the barriers that American women face in the workplace. Much has been written about this, but what LiveCareer found lacking was comprehensive data on what working women themselves want. So, in May 2021, they conducted a survey of 354 American women. And the main barrier women face? A lack of

Meet Tiffanie Rosier, PLSP-ECMC Foundation fellow

Meet Tiffanie Rosier, STEM education coordinator at Northern Virginia Community College. Rosier's interview appears first in a new, digital-exclusive series on current fellows in the Postsecondary Leadership Success Program at ACTE – Sponsored by ECMC Foundation. What leadership skills do you hope to develop as part of the

Train with ease: NEW MobileArc augmented reality welding system

This content is sponsored by Miller Electric Mfg. LLC. Attracting and proficiently training welding students on a limited budget can be challenging. Miller® MobileArc™ Augmented Reality Welding System finally offers a convenient option that fits most budgets. Its highly-realistic, portable and intuitive design is simple enough for

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