Press Releases


Jun. 18, 2018

ACTE, Advance CTE Statement on Postponement of Perkins CTE Senate Markup

ACTE and Advance CTE issued a joint statement in response to the postponement of a Senate Perkins reauthorization bill.

May. 15, 2018

ACTE Endorses OCTAE Assistant Secretary Nominee

Today, the Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) endorsed President Trump's nominee, Scott Stump, to lead the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Career, Technical and Adult Education (OCTAE) as Assistant Secretary.

Mar. 29, 2018

ACTE Responds to President Trump’s Remarks in Ohio

ACTE issued a response to statements President Trump made in Ohio that questioned community colleges and expressed support for "vocational education."

Mar. 22, 2018

ACTE Statement on FY 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Bill

ACTE released a statement on the FY 2018 omnibus appropriations bill, which includes a $75 million increase in funding for Perkins Basic State Grants.

Feb. 12, 2018

ACTE, Advance CTE Statement on President’s FY19 Budget

ACTE and Advance CTE issued a joint statement in response to the President's Fiscal Year 2019 budget, which underfunds Perkins and cuts other education and workforce development programs.

Feb. 1, 2018

ACTE Statement on President Trump’s Remarks on “Vocational Schools”

ACTE released a statement highlighting its concern about the President's remarks that mischaracterize the nature of today's CTE.

Jan. 25, 2018

Forty-Nine States Enact 241 Policies to Support Career and Technical Education

ACTE and Advance CTE release their fifth annual report, State Policies Impacting CTE: 2017 Year in Review, summarizing state policy activities and identifying major themes and trends in CTE policymaking in 2017.

Jan. 12, 2018

ACTE Announces Board of Directors 2018 Election Results

Today, ACTE announced the winners of the election for several spots on its Board of Directors.

Dec. 18, 2017

ACTE 2018 Fellowship Program Participants Announced

ACTE has announced the selection of 15 participants for its National Leadership Fellowship Program, which provides educators with an opportunity to enhance their leadership skills and involvement in professional organizations.

Dec. 18, 2017

ACTE Announces Participants in Inaugural LEAD 2018 Program

ACTE has announced the selection of 20 CTE professionals with 2-5 years of experience from across the country to participate in the inaugural class of ACTE’s Leadership Exploration and Development (LEAD) program.

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