Press Releases


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.

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.

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