Press Releases


Sep. 15, 2021

ACTE Announces 2022 National Award Finalists

Today, the Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) announced its 2022 national finalists in eight different award categories. Finalists were announced for Teacher of the Year, Postsecondary Teacher of the Year, Administrator of the Year, New Teacher of the Year, Teacher Educator of the Year, Counseling and Career Development Professional Award, Lifetime Achievement and Carl Perkins Community Service Awards.

Aug. 11, 2021

ACTE Statement on Nomination of Dr. Amy Loyd as OCTAE Assistant Secretary

President Biden’s selection of Dr. Amy Loyd to serve as OCTAE Assistant Secretary represents a strong choice that will support career and technical education (CTE) across the country. Dr. Loyd has extensive experience across the CTE field, including her work at Jobs for the Future (JFF) that focused on state, regional and federal policies and practices, K-12 education, community colleges, adult education, workforce development, economic development and college and career pathways.

Jul. 27, 2021

ACTE Statement on Former Senator and CTE Advocate Mike Enzi

Senator Enzi was a longtime, dedicated advocate for career and technical education (CTE), and his efforts to shepherd reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act (Perkins) in 2006 and 2018 were instrumental in ensuring that countless students could obtain high-quality CTE, access in-demand jobs and skills and pursue a career.

May. 28, 2021

Joint Statement from ACTE, Advance CTE on CTE in FY 2022 Presidential Budget Proposal

Today, President Joe Biden unveiled his Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 budget request, including suggested funding levels for discretionary programs as well as detailed spending proposals for the American Jobs Plan and American Families Plan.

May. 24, 2021

ACTE Awarded Grant for Growing a Postsecondary Leadership Success Program

ACTE has been awarded support for the Growing Postsecondary Leadership Success Program at ACTE, Sponsored by ECMC Foundation.

Mar. 31, 2021

ACTE Releases Report on CTE During and After COVID-19

ACTE has released a new report on high-quality CTE during COVID-19 which describes the challenges during the pandemic, shares examples of innovative practices, and provides recommendations for how CTE leaders can better prepare the post-COVID-19 workforce.

Mar. 17, 2021

ACTE Announces 2021 Postsecondary Leadership Success Program at ACTE – sponsored by ECMC Foundation Fellows 

ACTE has announced its third class of fellows for its 2021 Postsecondary Leadership Success Program at ACTE – sponsored by ECMC Foundation.

Feb. 26, 2021

ACTE and Advance CTE Release Eighth Annual Report Examining State CTE Policies

Advance CTE and the Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE), with research support from the Education Commission of the States, released their eighth annual report, State Policies Impacting CTE: 2020 Year in Review.

Feb. 18, 2021

CTE Month Virtual Site Visit at Butler Tech

MEDIA ADVISORY For Immediate Release February 18, 2021 Contact: Hannah Neeper hneeper@acteonline.org CTE Month Virtual Site Visit at Butler Tech The virtual visit to Butler...

Jan. 6, 2021

ACTE Announces Board of Directors 2021 Election Results

ACTE is pleased to announce the results of the recent election for several spots on its Board of Directors.

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