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.
CTE in the News
ACTE Deputy Executive Director Steve DeWitt was interviewed for a DC-area TV segment about the skills gap.
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.
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.
Politico Morning Education, 3/30/18
In a blurb about President Trump’s remarks about community college, ACTE executive director LeAnn Wilson was quoted talking about the value of CTE and the use of the term ‘vocational education.’
Community College Daily, 3/29/18
ACTE was quoted highlighting the benefits of CTE in a story about comments President Trump made questioning the value of community colleges.
The Hill, 3/27/18
ACTE Advocacy and Public Affairs Manager Jarrod Nagurka was quoted in a story about Perkins funding and congressional efforts to reauthorize Perkins.
ABC News, 3/24/18
An ACTE statement underscoring the role CTE plays in bridging the skills gap and helping students succeed academically was quoted.
The Hill, 2/26/18
ACTE Executive Director LeAnn Wilson and Advance CTE Executive Director Kimberly Green co-authored an op-ed discussing the president’s FY 19 budget in context of CTE Month.
Inside Higher Ed, 2/2/18
In a story following President Trump’s remarks on “vocational schools” that mischaracterize today’s CTE, ACTE’s statement was included in a story featuring reactions from the education community.