Press Releases


Dec. 10, 2015

National CTE Associations Applaud Passage of Every Student Succeeds Act

ACTE and the National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium today applauded Congress and President Obama on the passage of the Every Student Succeeds Act, a law reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act that includes CTE as a core component of a well-rounded education.

Dec. 1, 2015

ACTE Endorses Every Student Succeeds Act

ACTE has announced its support for the Every Student Succeeds Act, a bipartisan bill to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. Read Executive Director LeAnn Wilson's statement on the legislation here!

Nov. 24, 2015

New Orleans Hosts 4,000+ Education, Business and Policy Stakeholders for Premiere CTE Professional Development Event

ACTE President Doug Meyer announced the kickoff of the national “I Am CTE” campaign during his address at CareerTech VISION 2015, held November 19-22 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Nov. 19, 2015

2016 ACTE Excellence Award Winners

ACTE is proud to announce the winners of the national ACTE Excellence Awards, which promote excellence in career and technical education!

Nov. 17, 2015

Alaska ACTE Unifies with National Career and Technical Education Association

ACTE today applauded the Alaska Association for Career and Technical Education and president Cathy LeCompte, who led in the state association's decision to formally unify with the national body.

Nov. 9, 2015

ACTE Endorses JOBS Act in U.S. House of Representatives

ACTE is proud to endorse the Jumpstart Our Businesses by Supporting Students (JOBS) Act in the House of Representatives, introduced by Reps. Cedric Richmond (D-LA) and Brenda Lawrence (D-MI).

Nov. 3, 2015

Association for Career and Technical Education Welcomes Newly-formed Guam ACTE Chapter

ACTE today extended its congratulations to the CTE community in Guam, which recently moved to affiliate with the national organization as an official chapter.

Nov. 2, 2015

President Obama Announces First-ever National Apprenticeship Week

In an official proclamation, President Obama formally declared the week of November 1-7, as National Apprenticeship Week, the first-ever annual celebration of the opportunities offered to students through apprenticeship programs.

Oct. 8, 2015

ACTE Praises Bipartisan Creating Quality Technical Educators Act

ACTE Executive Director LeAnn Wilson today expressed her support for the reintroduction of the Creating Quality Technical Educators Act, sponsored by Senators Tim Kaine, Rob Portman, Tammy Baldwin and Shelley Moore Capito on October 8, 2015.

Oct. 7, 2015

2016 ACTE Excellence Awards Finalists

ACTE is proud to announce the following finalists for the national ACTE Excellence Awards, which promote excellence in career and technical education!

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