Press Releases


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.

Jun. 17, 2015

ACTE Kicks off Microdocs Initiative, Announces Opportunity for Expansion

ACTE today launched its Microdocs initiative, a broad and innovative series of films designed to inspire students to follow their passions through CTE.

Apr. 20, 2015

ACTE announces Region IV Excellence Award winners, national award finalists

ACTE is pleased to recognize the recipients of the 2015 Region IV Excellence Awards, which were announced at an awards ceremony during the ACTE Region IV conference in Little Rock, Arkansas on April 18, 2015.

Apr. 20, 2015

ACTE announces Region V Excellence Award winners, national award finalists

ACTE is pleased to recognize the recipients of the 2015 Region V Excellence Awards, which were announced at an awards ceremony during the ACTE Region V conference in Kansas City, Kansas on April 18, 2015.

Mar. 10, 2015

ACTE Voices Support for NextGen High Schools Act

ACTE Executive Director LeAnn Wilson today announced her support for the Next Generation (NextGen) High Schools Act, introduced by Senators Tammy Baldwin and Tim Kaine.

Feb. 25, 2015

ACTE Executive Director Announces Support for Counseling for Career Choice Act

ACTE Executive Director LeAnn Wilson today announced her enthusiastic support for the Counseling for Career Choice Act, introduced by Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI).

Feb. 12, 2015

ACTE Executive Director Voices Support for Career Readiness Act of 2015

ACTE Executive Director LeAnn Wilson today expressed her enthusiastic support for the Career Ready Act of 2015, introduced by U.S. Sens. Kaine, Baldwin and Portman, co-chairs of the Senate CTE Caucus.

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