Press Releases


Oct. 11, 2018

San Antonio to Host 2018 National Association for Career and Technical Education Conference

ACTE's 2018 CareerTech VISION conference will be held in San Antonio, TX, from November 28 through December 1.

Oct. 1, 2018

ACTE, Advance CTE Statement Upon Signing of FY19 Spending Package

ACTE and Advance CTE released a joint statement after President Trump signed the FY 2019 education spending package into law, which included a $70 million increase to the Perkins Basic State grants.

Sep. 28, 2018

ACTE Announces 2019 National Award Finalists

ACTE announced its 2019 national finalists in seven different award categories. Finalists were announced for the Teacher of the Year, Postsecondary Teacher of the Year, Administrator of the Year, New Teacher of the Year, Teacher Educator of the Year, Career Guidance, Lifetime Achievement and Carl Perkins Community Service Awards.

Sep. 19, 2018

Maryland Students Wins ACTE National Student Trophy Design Contest

ACTE announced Mount Hebron High School juniors Shreya Santhanagopalan and Rashi Kejriwal as the national student trophy design winners in its third annual student trophy design contest.

Sep. 11, 2018

Chicago Area Media Tour Dates Announced for Career and Technical Education Programs

ACTE has announced a joint media tour in the Chicago metropolitan area with the Illinois ACTE (IACTE). The two associations will visit six CTE programs between Wednesday, Sept. 19 and Friday, Sept. 21, 2018.

Sep. 5, 2018

TIVA Unifies with National ACTE

ACTE congratulates TIVA on its decision to formally unify with the national association.

Sep. 4, 2018

Ann Franz Named ACTE Business-Education Partnership Award Winner

ACTE and its Board of Directors is pleased to announce the ACTE Business-Education Partnership Award Winner: NEW Manufacturing Alliance.

Sep. 4, 2018

Marc Schulman Named ACTE Champion for CTE

ACTE and its Board of Directors is pleased to announce the ACTE Champion for CTE: Marc Schulman, the President of Eli’s Cheesecake Company in Chicago, Illinois.

Aug. 22, 2018

ACTE Welcomes Newly-Formed Maryland Administrators Chapter

ACTE congratulates the Maryland Career and Technical Administrators, which recently moved to unify with the national ACTE as an official chapter.

Aug. 15, 2018

“STEM Parent Program” Enables Families to Prepare Students for Jobs in the “New Collar” Economy

ACTE announced the launch of the STEM Parent Program, allowing families to help their students explore careers and prepare for jobs in the fast-growing "New Collar" skilled workforce in fields like manufacturing, technology, cyber and beyond.  Parents who subscribe will give their students access to STEM LifeJourney mentors through a year-long mobile app experience.

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