Press Releases


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!

Oct. 7, 2015

2015 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!

Oct. 2, 2015

ACTE Statement on Secretary Duncan’s Resignation

The Association for Career and Technical Education extends our best wishes to Education Secretary Arne Duncan who announced earlier today that he will be leaving the Obama Administration at the end of the year.

Sep. 23, 2015

Nevada Association for Career and Technical Education Unifies with National Education Membership Association

ACTE today applauded the Nevada Association for Career and Technical Education (NACTE) membership's vote to formally unify with the national body, and commended NACTE president Michele Lewis and past president Craig Statucki for their leadership.

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.

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