Press Releases and Statements :2021


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.

Sep. 15, 2021

ACTE Announces Arizona Assistant Superintendent as National Award Finalist

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 15, 2021 Contact: Megan Kmiotek mkmiotek@acteonline.org   ACTE Announces Arizona...

Sep. 15, 2021

ACTE Announces Minnesota Director of Career and Technical Education Pathways as National Award Finalist

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 15, 2021 Contact: Megan Kmiotek mkmiotek@acteonline.org     ACTE Announces...

Sep. 15, 2021

ACTE Announces New Jersey Adjunct Professor as National Award Finalist

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 15, 2021 Contact: Megan Kmiotek mkmiotek@acteonline.org   ACTE Announces New...

Sep. 15, 2021

ACTE Announces Arizona Educator as National Award Finalist

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 15, 2021 Contact: Megan Kmiotek mkmiotek@acteonline.org   ACTE Announces Arizona...

Sep. 15, 2021

ACTE Announces Illinois Agriculture Teacher/FFA Advisor as National Award Finalist

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 15, 2021 Contact: Megan Kmiotek mkmiotek@acteonline.org   ACTE Announces Illinois...

Sep. 15, 2021

ACTE Announces University of Minnesota Educator as National Award Finalist

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 15, 2021 Contact: Megan Kmiotek mkmiotek@acteonline.org   ACTE Announces University...

Sep. 15, 2021

ACTE Announces Mississippi CTE Director as National Award Finalist

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 15, 2020 Contact: Megan Kmiotek mkmiotek@acteonline.org   ACTE Announces Mississippi...

Sep. 15, 2021

ACTE Announces Oklahoma School Counselor as National Award Finalist

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 15, 2020 Contact: Megan Kmiotek mkmiotek@acteonline.org   ACTE Announces Oklahoma...

Sep. 15, 2021

ACTE Announces Oklahoma Teacher as National Award Finalist

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 15, 2021 Contact: Megan Kmiotek mkmiotek@acteonline.org   ACTE Announces Oklahoma...

Sep. 15, 2021

ACTE Announces Arkansas Marketing Teacher and DECA Advisor as National Award Finalist

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 15, 2021 Contact: Megan Kmiotek mkmiotek@acteonline.org   ACTE Announces Arkansas...

Sep. 15, 2021

ACTE Announces Idaho Professor Faculty as National Award Finalist

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 15, 2021 Contact: Megan Kmiotek mkmiotek@acteonline.org       ACTE...

Sep. 15, 2021

ACTE Announces New Mexico Retired Academic Division Dean as National Award Finalist

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 15, 2021 Contact: Megan Kmiotek mkmiotek@acteonline.org   ACTE Announces New...

Sep. 15, 2021

ACTE Announces Arkansas Instructor as National Award Finalist

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 15, 2021 Contact: Megan Kmiotek mkmiotek@acteonline.org   ACTE Announces Arkansas...

Sep. 15, 2021

ACTE Announces Utah Assistant Teaching Professor as National Award Finalist

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 15, 2021 Contact: Megan Kmiotek mkmiotek@acteonline.org   ACTE Announces Utah...

Sep. 15, 2021

ACTE Announces Purdue University Assistant Professor as National Award Finalist

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 15, 2021 Contact: Megan Kmiotek mkmiotek@acteonline.org   ACTE Announces Purdue...

Sep. 15, 2021

ACTE Announces Washington Director as National Award Finalist

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 15, 2021 Contact: Megan Kmiotek mkmiotek@acteonline.org   ACTE Announces Washington...

Sep. 15, 2021

ACTE Announces Nebraska Family & Consumer Sciences Teacher as National Award Finalist

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 15, 2021 Contact: Megan Kmiotek mkmiotek@acteonline.org   ACTE Announces Nebraska...

Sep. 15, 2021

ACTE Announces Michigan Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapist, Sports Medicine Instructor as National Award Finalist

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 15, 2021 Contact: Megan Kmiotek mkmiotek@acteonline.org   ACTE Announces Michigan...

Sep. 15, 2021

ACTE Announces West Virginia Teacher of Agriculture as National Award Finalist

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 15, 2021 Contact: Megan Kmiotek mkmiotek@acteonline.org   ACTE Announces West...

Sep. 15, 2021

ACTE Announces Minnesota Agricultural Science and Technology Instructor/Career and Technical Education Coordinator as National Award Finalist

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 15, 2021 Contact: Megan Kmiotek mkmiotek@acteonline.org   ACTE Announces Minnesota...

Sep. 15, 2021

ACTE Announces Kansas Agriculture Instructor as National Award Finalist

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 15, 2021 Contact: Megan Kmiotek mkmiotek@acteonline.org   ACTE Announces Kansas...

Sep. 15, 2021

ACTE Announces Oklahoma Instructor as National Award Finalist

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 15, 2021 Contact: Megan Kmiotek mkmiotek@acteonline.org   ACTE Announces Oklahoma...

Sep. 15, 2021

ACTE Announces Arizona Professional School Counselor as National Award Finalist

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 15, 2021 Contact: Megan Kmiotek mkmiotek@acteonline.org   ACTE Announces Arizona...

Sep. 15, 2021

ACTE Announces Ohio Cosmetology Instructor as National Award Finalist

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 15, 2021 Contact: Megan Kmiotek mkmiotek@acteonline.org   ACTE Announces Ohio...

Sep. 15, 2021

ACTE Announces Oklahoma Technical Trainer as National Award Finalist

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 15, 2021 Contact: Megan Kmiotek mkmiotek@acteonline.org ACTE Announces Oklahoma Technical...

Sep. 15, 2021

ACTE Announces New Jersey Consultant for Curriculum & Instruction as National Award Finalist

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 15, 2021 Contact: Megan Kmiotek mkmiotek@acteonline.org   ACTE Announces New...

Sep. 15, 2021

ACTE Announces Missouri Director Franklin Technology Center as National Award Finalist

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 15, 2021 Contact: Megan Kmiotek mkmiotek@acteonline.org   ACTE Announces Missouri...

Sep. 15, 2021

ACTE Announces Missouri Agriculture Education Teacher as National Award Finalist

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 15, 2021 Contact: Megan Kmiotek mkmiotek@acteonline.org   ACTE Announces Missouri...

Sep. 15, 2021

ACTE Announces Illinois School Counselor as National Award Finalist

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 15, 2021 Contact: Megan Kmiotek mkmiotek@acteonline.org   ACTE Announces Illinois...

Aug. 11, 2021

ACTE Statement on Nomination of Dr. Amy Loyd as OCTAE Assistant Secretary

President Biden’s selection of Dr. Amy Loyd to serve as OCTAE Assistant Secretary represents a strong choice that will support career and technical education (CTE) across the country. Dr. Loyd has extensive experience across the CTE field, including her work at Jobs for the Future (JFF) that focused on state, regional and federal policies and practices, K-12 education, community colleges, adult education, workforce development, economic development and college and career pathways.

Jul. 27, 2021

ACTE Statement on Former Senator and CTE Advocate Mike Enzi

Senator Enzi was a longtime, dedicated advocate for career and technical education (CTE), and his efforts to shepherd reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act (Perkins) in 2006 and 2018 were instrumental in ensuring that countless students could obtain high-quality CTE, access in-demand jobs and skills and pursue a career.

May. 28, 2021

Joint Statement from ACTE, Advance CTE on CTE in FY 2022 Presidential Budget Proposal

Today, President Joe Biden unveiled his Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 budget request, including suggested funding levels for discretionary programs as well as detailed spending proposals for the American Jobs Plan and American Families Plan.

May. 24, 2021

ACTE Awarded Grant for Growing a Postsecondary Leadership Success Program

ACTE has been awarded support for the Growing Postsecondary Leadership Success Program at ACTE, Sponsored by ECMC Foundation.

Mar. 31, 2021

ACTE Releases Report on CTE During and After COVID-19

ACTE has released a new report on high-quality CTE during COVID-19 which describes the challenges during the pandemic, shares examples of innovative practices, and provides recommendations for how CTE leaders can better prepare the post-COVID-19 workforce.

Mar. 17, 2021

ACTE Announces Tiffanie Rosier as a 2021 Postsecondary Leadership Success Program at ACTE – sponsored by ECMC Foundation Fellow 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 17, 2021  Contact: Hannah Neeper hneeper@acteonline.org   ACTE Announces Tiffanie Rosier...

Mar. 17, 2021

ACTE Announces Shelsi Barber-Carter as a 2021 Postsecondary Leadership Success Program at ACTE – sponsored by ECMC Foundation Fellow

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 17, 2021  Contact: Hannah Neeper hneeper@acteonline.org   ACTE Announces Shelsi Barber-Carter...

Mar. 17, 2021

ACTE Announces Aleksander Marthinussen as a 2021 Postsecondary Leadership Success Program at ACTE – sponsored by ECMC Foundation Fellow 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 17, 2021  Contact: Hannah Neeper hneeper@acteonline.org   ACTE Announces Aleksander Marthinussen...

Mar. 17, 2021

ACTE Announces Moira Lafayette as a 2021 Postsecondary Leadership Success Program at ACTE – sponsored by ECMC Foundation Fellow

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 17, 2021  Contact: Hannah Neeper hneeper@acteonline.org   ACTE Announces Moira Lafayette...

Mar. 17, 2021

ACTE Announces Dr. Xue Xing as a 2021 Postsecondary Leadership Success Program at ACTE – sponsored by ECMC Foundation Fellow 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 17, 2021  Contact: Hannah Neeper hneeper@acteonline.org   ACTE Announces Dr. Xue...

Mar. 17, 2021

ACTE Announces Tachaka Hollins as a 2021 Postsecondary Leadership Success Program at ACTE – sponsored by ECMC Foundation Fellow

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 17, 2021  Contact: Hannah Neeper hneeper@acteonline.org   ACTE Announces Dr. Tachaka...

Mar. 17, 2021

ACTE Announces Carla S. Arciniega as a 2021 Postsecondary Leadership Success Program at ACTE – sponsored by ECMC Foundation Fellow 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 17, 2021  Contact: Hannah Neeper hneeper@acteonline.org   ACTE Announces Carla S....

Mar. 17, 2021

ACTE Announces 2021 Postsecondary Leadership Success Program at ACTE – sponsored by ECMC Foundation Fellows 

ACTE has announced its third class of fellows for its 2021 Postsecondary Leadership Success Program at ACTE – sponsored by ECMC Foundation.

Mar. 17, 2021

ACTE Announces Darlene O’Rourke as a 2021 Postsecondary Leadership Success Program at ACTE – sponsored by ECMC Foundation Fellow 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 17, 2021  Contact: Hannah Neeper hneeper@acteonline.org   ACTE Announces Darlene O’Rourke...

Mar. 17, 2021

ACTE Announces Tracey D. Cooper as a 2021 Postsecondary Leadership Success Program at ACTE – sponsored by ECMC Foundation Fellow

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 17, 2021  Contact: Hannah Neeper hneeper@acteonline.org   ACTE Announces Tracey D....

Mar. 17, 2021

ACTE Announces Katie Vincent as a 2021 Postsecondary Leadership Success Program at ACTE – sponsored by ECMC Foundation Fellow

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 17, 2021  Contact: Hannah Neeper hneeper@acteonline.org   ACTE Announces Katie Vincent...

Mar. 17, 2021

ACTE Announces Eric Sewell as a 2021 Postsecondary Leadership Success Program at ACTE – sponsored by ECMC Foundation Fellow

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 17, 2021  Contact: Hannah Neeper hneeper@acteonline.org   ACTE Announces Eric Sewell...

Mar. 17, 2021

ACTE Announces Bernie Phelps as a 2021 Postsecondary Leadership Success Program at ACTE – sponsored by ECMC Foundation Fellow

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 17, 2021  Contact: Hannah Neeper hneeper@acteonline.org   ACTE Announces Bernie Phelps...

Mar. 17, 2021

ACTE Announces Brian Rick as a 2021 Postsecondary Leadership Success Program at ACTE – sponsored by ECMC Foundation Fellow

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 17, 2021  Contact: Hannah Neeper hneeper@acteonline.org   ACTE Announces Brian Rick...

Mar. 17, 2021

ACTE Announces Dr. Ashlee E. Spannagel as a 2021 Postsecondary Leadership Success Program at ACTE – sponsored by ECMC Foundation Fellow

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 17, 2021  Contact: Hannah Neeper hneeper@acteonline.org   ACTE Announces Dr. Ashlee...

Mar. 17, 2021

ACTE Announces Brad Kinsinger as a 2021 Postsecondary Leadership Success Program at ACTE – sponsored by ECMC Foundation Fellow

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 17, 2021  Contact: Hannah Neeper hneeper@acteonline.org   ACTE Announces Brad Kinsinger...

Mar. 17, 2021

ACTE Announces Dr. Rebecca Farley as a 2021 Postsecondary Leadership Success Program at ACTE – sponsored by ECMC Foundation Fellow

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 17, 2021  Contact: Hannah Neeper hneeper@acteonline.org   ACTE Announces Dr. Rebecca...

Mar. 17, 2021

ACTE Announces Martha Payan-Hernandez as a 2021 Postsecondary Leadership Success Program at ACTE – sponsored by ECMC Foundation Fellow

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 17, 2021  Contact: Hannah Neeper hneeper@acteonline.org   ACTE Announces Martha Payan-Hernandez...

Mar. 17, 2021

ACTE Announces Daniel Adams as a 2021 Postsecondary Leadership Success Program at ACTE – sponsored by ECMC Foundation Fellow

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 17, 2021  Contact: Hannah Neeper hneeper@acteonline.org   ACTE Announces Daniel Adams...

Mar. 17, 2021

ACTE Announces Dr. CJ Wurster as a 2021 Postsecondary Leadership Success Program at ACTE – sponsored by ECMC Foundation Fellow 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 17, 2021  Contact: Hannah Neeper hneeper@acteonline.org   ACTE Announces CJ Wurster...

Mar. 17, 2021

ACTE Announces Vickie Thomas as a 2021 Postsecondary Leadership Success Program at ACTE – sponsored by ECMC Foundation Fellow 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 17, 2021  Contact: Hannah Neeper hneeper@acteonline.org   ACTE Announces Vickie Thomas...

Feb. 26, 2021

ACTE and Advance CTE Release Eighth Annual Report Examining State CTE Policies

Advance CTE and the Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE), with research support from the Education Commission of the States, released their eighth annual report, State Policies Impacting CTE: 2020 Year in Review.

Feb. 18, 2021

CTE Month Virtual Site Visit at Butler Tech

MEDIA ADVISORY For Immediate Release February 18, 2021 Contact: Hannah Neeper hneeper@acteonline.org CTE Month...

Jan. 6, 2021

ACTE Announces Board of Directors 2021 Election Results

ACTE is pleased to announce the results of the recent election for several spots on its Board of Directors.