CTE in the News

Sowing the Seeds to Support Tomorrow’s Agriculture Workforce

Agri-Pulse, 7/16/18
ACTE Executive Director LeAnn Wilson and National FFA Organization CEO Mark Poeschl co-authored an opinion piece in Agri-Pulse in favor of proposals to amend National FFA’s charter with the U.S. Department of Education.

Big Tech’s Hot New Talent Incubator: Community College

Wall Street Journal, 6/29/18
The benefits of community college and access to in-demand, high-paying careers is discussed extensively with a focus on the technology sector.

Progress on Perkins, Ed Funding

Community College Daily, 6/27/18
ACTE and Advance CTE’s statement expressing concern about certain aspects of the Senate Perkins reauthorization bill is mentioned.

Bipartisan Career and Technical Education Bill Approved by Key Senate Committee

Education Week, 6/26/18
ACTE and Advance CTE’s letter to the HELP Committee expressing concern regarding certain provisions in the Senate Perkins reauthorization bill is mentioned.

Keeping the Pressure on for a Perkins Bill

Politico Morning Education, 6/20/18
A joint statement issues by ACTE and Advance CTE was quoted in a blurb about Perkins reauthorization activity in the Senate.

Perkins Act, with CTE focus, gaining momentum in Senate

Education Dive, 6/19/18
ACTE’s support for reauthorizing the Perkins CTE Act is mentioned.

CTE Administrative Leadership: 10 Things to Know

Education Talk Radio, 6/12/2018
ACTE Senior Director for Outreach and Partner Development Michael Connet made a guest appearance on Education Talk Radio to promote a new book, “CTE Administrative Leadership: 10 Things to Know.”

Betsy DeVos: America Can Learn a Lot From Swiss Apprenticeships

Education Week, 6/8/2018
ACTE Public Policy Director Alisha Hyslop was quoted in a story about some of the differences between Switzerland’s apprenticeship system and the education system in the United States.

Home Ec, Shop Classes Aren’t What They Once Were

Observer-Reporter, 6/1/2018
ACTE Advocacy and Public Affairs Manager Jarrod Nagurka was quoted in a story on the development of CTE classes and how the postsecondary and career paths of CTE students vary widely to meet workforce demands in the 21st century.

U.S. Rep. Richard Neal Offers Bill to Help Provide Low-income Parents Training for In-demand Jobs

Masslive.com, 5/23/2018
ACTE’s endorsement of a bill that would create a $900 million formula grant to fund workforce development through the reauthorization of the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Act was mentioned in a news story.

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