Press Releases


Dec. 1, 2021

ACTE Announces Illinois Agriculture Teacher/FFA Advisor as 2022 National Winner

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 1, 2021 Contact: Megan Kmiotek mkmiotek@acteonline.org   ACTE Announces Illinois Agriculture Teacher/FFA Advisor as 2022 National Winner   ALEXANDRIA, VA—Today, the Association...

Dec. 1, 2021

ACTE Announces South Carolina Work Based Learning Coordinator as 2022 National Award Winner

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 1, 2021 Contact: Megan Kmiotek mkmiotek@acteonline.org   ACTE Announces South Carolina Work Based Learning Coordinator as 2022 National Award Winner   ALEXANDRIA,...

Dec. 1, 2021

ACTE Announces Washington Director as 2022 National Winner

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 1, 2021 Contact: Megan Kmiotek mkmiotek@acteonline.org ACTE Announces Washington Director as 2022 National Winner   ALEXANDRIA, VA—Today, the Association for Career...

Dec. 1, 2021

ACTE Announces Arizona Assistant Superintendent as 2022 National Winner

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 1, 2021 Contact: Megan Kmiotek mkmiotek@acteonline.org ACTE Announces Arizona Assistant Superintendent as 2022 National Winner ALEXANDRIA, VA—Today, the Association for Career...

Dec. 1, 2021

ACTE Announces Kentucky Agriculture Educator as 2022 National Award Winner

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 1, 2021 Contact: Megan Kmiotek mkmiotek@acteonline.org   ACTE Announces Kentucky Agriculture Educator as 2022 National Award Winner   ALEXANDRIA, VA—Today, the Association...

Oct. 28, 2021

Joint Statement from ACTE, Advance CTE on CTE in the Build Back Better Act

Today, President Joe Biden and congressional leaders announced a tentative framework for the Build Back Better Act, including millions in new funding for career and technical education (CTE) programs through the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act (Perkins V), and significant investments in other critical education, workforce and connectivity programs.

Oct. 4, 2021

Georgia Power Named ACTE Business-Education Partnership Award Winner

The Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) and its Board of Directors is pleased to announce Georgia Power as the ACTE Business-Education Partnership Award Winner. The Business-Education Partnership Award celebrates the contributions and achievements of schools and businesses that aid in the development and maintenance of partnerships supporting high-quality career and technical education (CTE).

Oct. 4, 2021

Patrick Biggerstaff Named ACTE Champion for CTE

The Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) and its Board of Directors are pleased to announce the ACTE Champion for CTE: Patrick Biggerstaff, Indiana CTE Director at Area 31 Career Center in Indianapolis, IN. The ACTE Champion for CTE award recognizes education leaders, business and industry executives, celebrities and thought leaders who support and champion career and technical education (CTE) programs as a vital part of developing a prepared, adaptable and competitive workforce.

Oct. 4, 2021

Mississippi Student Wins ACTE National Student Trophy Design Contest

Today, the Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) announced a St. Martin High School student Nathaniel Bryan as the national student trophy design winner in its sixth annual student trophy design contest. He is taught by Richard Humphreys, an instructor at St. Martin High School. The contest is sponsored by ACTE and Stratasys, Ltd., a manufacturer of 3D printers and production systems.

Sep. 15, 2021

ACTE Announces 2022 National Award Finalists

Today, the Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) announced its 2022 national finalists in eight different award categories. Finalists were announced for Teacher of the Year, Postsecondary Teacher of the Year, Administrator of the Year, New Teacher of the Year, Teacher Educator of the Year, Counseling and Career Development Professional Award, Lifetime Achievement and Carl Perkins Community Service Awards.

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