Press Releases


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).

Nov. 3, 2015

Association for Career and Technical Education Welcomes Newly-formed Guam ACTE Chapter

ACTE today extended its congratulations to the CTE community in Guam, which recently moved to affiliate with the national organization as an official chapter.

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. 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.

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