CTE in the News


Senator Baldwin and Representative Bera Lead Effort to Support Working Students

Sen. Baldwin’s Office, 10/22/19
ACTE Executive Director LeAnn Wilson was quoted in Senator Tammy Baldwin’s (D-WI) press release endorsing the Working Students Act.

At This Main Line Private School, Campus Construction Becomes a Lab to Teach Students

The Philadelpha Inquirer, 10/14/19
ACTE Advocacy and Public Affairs Manager Jarrod Nagurka is quoted in a story about opportunities to explore career options at the middle school level.

The First Job – The Key to Replenishing America’s Talent Pipeline

Association for Manufacturing Excellence, 9/13/19
ACTE Advocacy and Public Affairs Manager Jarrod Nagurka is quoted in a story about the importance of CTE, including in the manufacturing sector.

Learning Career Skills in High School

JDNews.com, 8/23/19
ACTE Advocacy and Public Affairs Manager Jarrod Nagurka is quoted in a story about the evolving nature of CTE.

Leaders Promote Middle School CTE Courses

District Administration, 8/15/19
ACTE Region II Vice President Chaney Mosley is quoted in a story on middle school CTE.

Career Education Groups Criticize House Democrats’ Funding Plan

Politico, 4/30/19
ACTE and Advance CTE’s joint statement expressing disappointment over the marginal increase in Perkins funding in the House Labor-H Appropriations bill was covered in Politico.

Expensive Degree and No Guaranteed Job: More Students are Considering Options Outside of 4-year College

Chicago Tribute, 4/22/19
ACTE staff and the Region III Vice President were quoted in a story about the role that CTE can play in helping students obtain meaningful, successful careers.

NPR Morning Edition: Iowa Media Tour

NPR: The Exchange, 4/2/2019
ACTE’s Jarrod Nagurka was featured on NPR’s Morning Edition program in Iowa regarding the joint media tour held in March with Iowa ACTE.

How New Jersey Turned Vocational Schools into Sought-after Academies

NBC News, 4/2/19
This NBC News article highlights what high-quality CTE can look like, and also raises some challenges regarding access and equity.

Credentials: Measuring Skills in Today’s Workforce

San Francisco Chronicle, 3/29/19
ACTE’s Executive Director LeAnn Wilson had an op-ed about the importance of credentials published in the San Francisco Chronicle.

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