Press Releases and Statements :2023

Jul. 28, 2023

ACTE, Advance CTE Applaud Senate FY24 Labor-HHS-Education Funding Bill

The Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) and Advance CTE applaud the Senate Appropriations Committee for advancing its federal fiscal year 2024 (FY24) Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies (Labor-HHS-Education) appropriations bill, which proposes a much-needed $40 million increased investment in the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act’s (Perkins V) basic state grant program. The measure was advanced out of committee yesterday on an overwhelmingly bipartisan basis.

Jul. 13, 2023

Joint Statement from ACTE, Advance CTE on Career and Technical Education in FY2024 House Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations Proposal

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 13, 2023 Contact: Jori Houck (ACTE) – Stacy Whitehouse...

Jul. 1, 2023

ACTE Board of Directors Welcomes New Members, Thanks Outgoing Members

The Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) is pleased to announce that several new members will officially join the ACTE Board of Directors on July 1, 2023.

Apr. 21, 2023

ACTE, Advance CTE Announce Senator Ted Budd as Senate CTE Caucus Co-Chair

Today, the Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) and Advance CTE announced that Senator Ted Budd (R-NC) will become the next Republican Senate co-chair of the Congressional Career and Technical Education (CTE) Caucus.

Mar. 9, 2023

Advance CTE, ACTE Call for Greater Investments in CTE in FY24 Budget

Today, President Biden unveiled his Administration’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2024 budget request, which includes a proposed increase of $43 million for the Basic State Grant program of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act, as amended by the Strengthening Career and Technical Education Act for the 21st Century (Perkins V). Unfortunately, this proposal does not make significant progress toward closing the growing inflationary gap facing Perkins V, which is currently estimated to be $320 million lower than fiscal year (FY) 2004 levels when adjusted for inflation.

Feb. 9, 2023

Industry partnerships lead state policy trends in ACTE and Advance CTE’s Tenth Annual Year in Review Report 

In 2022, policies impacting Career and Technical Education (CTE) remained a priority in states, with industry partnerships and work-based learning policies leading the way to ensure responsiveness to industry and building of sustainable workforce pipelines in high-skills, high-wage and high-demand fields.

Jan. 6, 2023

ACTE Announces Board of Directors 2023 Election Results

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 6, 2023 Media Contact: Jori Houck   ACTE Announces Board...