CTE in the News


Grapevine-Colleyville ISD expands health education options to meet growing need

Community Impact Newspaper, June 9, 2021

ACTE’s Deputy Executive Director Steve DeWitt was quoted in this article about the need for health care workers with practical skills.

Bridging the Workforce Training Gap at Community Colleges

Inside Higher Ed, June 7, 2021

ACTE Government Relations manager Michael Matthews discussed the ACCESS to Careers Act.

Learning to Cut Hair — at Home: How Remote Classes Forced Career Technical Students To Lose Hands-On Skills Classes During the Pandemic

The 74 Million, May 11, 2021

ACTE was quoted in an article about the methods that CTE students and educators used to provide learners with essential skills during the pandemic.

Why we must invest in new, innovative workforce training to fill a skills gap

The Hechinger Report, March 12, 2021

ACTE was quoted in an article about closing the skills gap by investing in new, innovative workforce training.

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.

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