Press Releases


Sep. 22, 2015

ACTE Voices Support for CTE Opportunity Act

LeAnn Wilson, Executive Director of the Association for Career and Technical Education, today voiced her support for the CTE Opportunity Act, introduced by Senator Tammy Baldwin on September 22, 2015.

Aug. 10, 2015

Patty Nation Named 2016 ACTE Business Leader of the Year

The Association for Career and Technical Education and its Board of Directors announce the 2016 ACTE Business Leader of the Year: Patty Nation, Director of Global Corporate and Community Engagement for Xilinx, Inc., based in San Jose, California.

Aug. 10, 2015

Zoetis Named 2016 ACTE Business of the Year

The Association for Career and Technical Education and its Board of Directors announce global animal health company Zoetis as the 2016 ACTE Business of the Year.

Aug. 6, 2015

Terry Holliday Named 2016 ACTE Champion of the Year

The Association for Career and Technical Education and its Board of Directors announce the 2016 ACTE Champion of the Year: Terry Holliday, Commissioner of Education for the Kentucky Department of Education.

Jul. 28, 2015

ACTE Kicks off Multi-step Research Project on High-quality CTE

ACTE today released the first component of a multi-phase research project that seeks to identify and share best practices in high-quality CTE, titled "Defining High-quality CTE: Contemporary Perspectives on CTE Quality."

Jul. 1, 2015

ACTE Announces Region I Excellence Award Winners for 2015, National Award Finalists

The Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2015 Region I Excellence Awards.

Jun. 30, 2015

First Lady Michelle Obama Recognizes CTE Innovation

First Lady Michelle Obama spoke at a White House event titled "Celebrating Innovations in Career and Technical Education," which recognized leadership and achievement among career and technical education (CTE) students and educators from across the country.

Jun. 29, 2015

ACTE Announces Region III Excellence Award Winners for 2015, National Award Finalists

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.

Jun. 23, 2015

President Obama Authorizes National CTE Scholars Program

ACTE Executive Director LeAnn Wilson today expressed her strong support for the creation of the U.S. Presidential Scholars in Career and Technical Education (CTE) program, which was authorized through an executive order by President Barack Obama.

Jun. 19, 2015

ACTE Executive Director Voices Support for Middle STEP Act

ACTE Executive Director LeAnn Wilson today expressed her support for the Middle School Technical Education Program (STEP) Act, introduced by Senators Kaine (D-VA), Boxer (D-CA), Warner (D-VA) and Whitehouse (D-RI) on June 18, 2015.

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