Press Releases


Feb. 10, 2016

ACTE Applauds Unanimous Senate Support for CTE Month Resolution

February 10, 2016 On Tuesday, February 9, the U.S. Senate passed a resolution recognizing February as CTE Month? and declaring the Senate’s support for its...

Feb. 9, 2016

Obama Administration Emphasizes Skills Training in Final Budget Request, CTE Leaders Say More Needs to Be Done

ACTE and NASDCTEc today responded to President Obama’s final budget request to Congress, which proposed to invest billions of dollars in efforts designed to prepare students and workers for success in the global economy.

Jan. 21, 2016

CTE Remains a Top Priority for State Leaders in 2015

Today, ACTE and NASDCTEc released, "State Policies Impacting CTE: 2015 Year in Review." The report provides a comprehensive scan of all newly passed policies impacting CTE across the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Jan. 20, 2016

ACTE Executive Director Endorses the Educating Tomorrow’s Workforce Act

ACTE Executive Director LeAnn Wilson today announced the Association's endorsement of the Educating Tomorrow's Workforce Act, which was introduced by Senators Tim Kaine, Tammy Baldwin and Rob Portman.

Jan. 8, 2016

350 Employers, Industry and Education Organizations Call on Congress to Renew the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act

Today, 350 employers, industry associations, education organizations, and other key stakeholders throughout the nation called on Congress to strengthen the primary federal investment in CTE.

Jan. 5, 2016

ACTE Announces 2016 Board Election Results

ACTE announced today the election results for new members of the organization's Board of Directors.

Dec. 17, 2015

ACTE Voices Support for the TEACH Act

ACTE today announced its endorsement of the Technical Education and Career Help (TEACH) Act, a bill to promote recruitment and training for new CTE educators and address the challenges posed by teacher shortages.

Dec. 15, 2015

Candidates Selected for ACTE National Leadership Fellowship Program’s 2016 Class

ACTE today announced the selection of nine participants for its National Leadership Fellowship Program, which provides educators with an opportunity to enhance their leadership skills and involvement in professional organizations.

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!

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