Press Releases


Jun. 22, 2017

National CTE Associations Representing State and Local Leaders Applaud House Passage of H.R. 2353

National CTE Associations applaud passage of H.R. 2353 by voice vote, an important bill to reauthorize the Perkins CTE Act through Fiscal Year 2023.

May. 23, 2017

ACTE, Advance CTE Statement on President’s FY18 Budget

ACTE and Advance CTE released a joint statement calling the $168 million cut to the Perkins state grant program "an attack on CTE and the students and employers who benefit from it."

May. 17, 2017

ACTE, Advance CTE Statement on Reported Cuts to CTE in President’s FY18 Budget

ACTE and Advance CTE released a joint statement calling the reported $168 million in cuts to federal CTE funding in the President's budget "damaging and demoralizing."

May. 4, 2017

ACTE, Advance CTE Statement on Perkins Reauthorization Introduction

ACTE and Advance CTE released a joint statement on the introduction of a Perkins reauthorization bill in the House of Representatives.

May. 3, 2017

ACTE Announces 2017 Region I Excellence Award Winners, National Award Finalists

Excellence Award Winners were announced at an awards ceremony during the ACTE Region I conference in New York City at the end of April.

Apr. 11, 2017

ACTE Region V Announces Winners at 2017 Annual Conference

Region V, which includes 16 states and a number of territories, announced 2017 award winners at its annual conference.

Mar. 24, 2017

ACTE Statement on Making Education Affordable and Accessible Act

ACTE Executive Director LeAnn Wilson releases a statement in support of the reintroduction of the Making Education Affordable and Accessible Act (MEAA). The bill aims to improve access to higher education for secondary students through dual and concurrent enrollment programs.

Feb. 23, 2017

ACTE Statement on 100-Year Anniversary of Smith-Hughes Act

Executive Director LeAnn Wilson releases a statement to commemorate the 100-year anniversary of the Smith-Hughes National Vocational Education Act, the nation's first federal investment in secondary CTE, which was signed into law on February 23, 1917.

Feb. 22, 2017

You’re Invited: Capitol Hill Reception 2017

e ? Download the invitation here Please RSVP to Jarrod Nagurka at jnagurka@acteonline.org.? ? CTE In Action Real-World Learning Real-World Results e

Feb. 7, 2017

Upcoming George C. Marshall High School CTE Month® School Visit

ACTE's annual CTE Month school site visit will take place at George C. Marshall High School in Falls Church, VA. A program and panel discussion will kick off the event, followed by a tour of several CTE classrooms at Marshall.

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