CTE in the News

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.

Help Wanted: More Workers Needed for High-wage, High-skill Jobs

WJLA-ABC7, 5/10/18
ACTE Deputy Executive Director Steve DeWitt was interviewed for a DC-area TV segment about the skills gap.

Esperanza High Students First in Orange County Learning Virtual Anatomy Lessons from $75,000 Medical Device

Orange County Register, 4/24/18
Advocacy and Public Affairs Manager Jarrod Nagurka was quoted in a story speaking about the historical transformation of CTE to cover a wide array of subject areas.

Senators Make Bipartisan Push to Boost Career and Technical Education Teachers

Education Week, 4/25/18
ACTE was noted as a supporter of the Creating Quality Technical Educators Act, a bipartisan Senate bill to help grow the CTE teacher pipeline.

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