Press Releases

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!

Nov. 24, 2015

New Orleans Hosts 4,000+ Education, Business and Policy Stakeholders for Premiere CTE Professional Development Event

ACTE President Doug Meyer announced the kickoff of the national “I Am CTE” campaign during his address at CareerTech VISION 2015, held November 19-22 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Nov. 17, 2015

Alaska ACTE Unifies with National Career and Technical Education Association

ACTE today applauded the Alaska Association for Career and Technical Education and president Cathy LeCompte, who led in the state association's decision to formally unify with the national body.

Nov. 9, 2015

ACTE Endorses JOBS Act in U.S. House of Representatives

ACTE is proud to endorse the Jumpstart Our Businesses by Supporting Students (JOBS) Act in the House of Representatives, introduced by Reps. Cedric Richmond (D-LA) and Brenda Lawrence (D-MI).

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