CTE in the News

How California community college vocational programs have adapted to COVID-19

Cal Matters, 12/2/2020

More people with bachelor’s degrees go back to school to learn skilled trades

The Hechinger Report, 11/20/2020

ACTE Public Policy Senior Director Alisha Hyslop was quoted in an article about students receiving more career awareness and exploration opportunities before going on to postsecondary education institutions.

Alternatives to a 4-Year College: What to Know

US News & World Report, 10/28/2020

ACTE Public Policy Senior Director Alisha Hyslop was quoted in an article about valuable alternatives to a bachelor’s degree include associate degrees, certificates and apprenticeships.

Lockdown hits vocational education hardest, widening inequalities

Times Higher Education, 7/28/2020

ACTE Public Policy Senior Director Alisha Hyslop was quoted in an article about CTE and the challenges surrounding hands-on learning during COVID-19.

Shop Class, Over Zoom

The Atlantic, 5/2/20
ACTE Advocacy and Public Affairs Manager Jarrod Nagurka was quoted in a story about how CTE programs are innovating to deliver content remotely in the age of the coronavirus.

In the Age of Coronavirus, Career-Tech Ed is More Important than Ever

Medium, 4/20/20
ACTE Executive Director LeAnn Wilson and Advance CTE Executive Director Kimberly Green co-authored a piece on the importance of CTE in light of the global COVID-19 pandemic.

Hands-On Learning … From Afar: From Career-Technical Instruction to Physical Education, How Teachers Are Adapting Applied Learning Amid the Pandemic

The 74, 4/1/20
ACTE Board Members Linda Romano and Scott Stone spoke about some of the challenges CTE programs face with distance learning and how they are continuing to still serve students.

It’s CTE Month, and Time to Commit to Doubling the Investment

Medium, 2/28/20
ACTE Executive Director LeAnn Wilson co-wrote an op-ed with Advance CTE in honor of CTE Month and calling for significant increases in Perkins CTE funding.

Breaking down barriers to Make Career and Technical Pathways Accessible for Everyone

MultiBriefs: Exclusive, 2/27/20
ACTE Deputy Executive Director Steve DeWitt spoke about the changing landscape of CTE and ACTE’s high-quality CTE framework.

Jeb Bush: Students Need Robust CTE Pathways to Fill America’s Skills Gap. Here Are 3 Things States Must Do to Make This Happen

The 74, 2/24/20
Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush pens an op-ed in favor of CTE and stressing the need for data, alignment with labor market need and quality.

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