CTE in the News

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.

ACTE: The New STEM Parent App

EduTalk Radio, 3/19
ACTE’s Michael Connet and Life Journey’s Phil Smith discussed the STEM Parent App on Education Talk Radio.

Group Advocates for Technical Jobs

KCRG, 3/14
KCRG covered the ACTE/Iowa ACTE media tour stop at Kirkwood Community College.

Career Education Group Tours Waterloo Schools’ Center

The Courier, 3/14
The Courier covers the ACTE/Iowa ACTE media tour stop at the Waterloo Career Center.

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