CTE Month Site Visit at T.C. Williams High School

For Immediate Release
February 6, 2020

Contact: Jarrod Nagurka
703-683-9312, jnagurka@acteonline.org

CTE Month Site Visit at T.C. Williams High School
The visit to T.C. Williams High School will highlight career and technical education (CTE) programs and the benefits and opportunities CTE provides to students

What: The Association for Career and Technical Education’s (ACTE) annual CTE Month site visit will take place at T.C. Williams High School in Alexandria, VA. This event will begin with an overview of the programs, followed by a panel with CTE students and a tour of several classrooms. The visit coincides with CTE Month. A detailed agenda and overview is enclosed below and attached to this email.

Where: 3330 King St., Alexandria, VA 22302

When: Thursday, February 20th from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
(Event is open press, but RSVPs are required) 

Who: ACTE, other education-related organizational staff, educators, students and school officials. Notably, ACTE’s Teacher of the Year is an educator at T.C. Williams High School and will participate in the tour.

RSVP: RSVPs are required. To RSVP or for more information, contact Jarrod Nagurka at jnagurka@acteonline.org or at (703) 683-9312.


About ACTE:
The Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) is the nation’s largest not-for-profit association committed to the advancement of education that prepares youth and adults for successful careers. ACTE represents the community of CTE professionals, including educators, administrators, researchers, school counselors, guidance and career development professionals and others at all levels of education. ACTE is committed to excellence in providing advocacy, public awareness and access to resources, professional development and leadership opportunities.



10:00-10:05: Welcome
Carmen Sanders, Campus Administrator, Alexandria City Public Schools (ACPS)

10:05-10:10: ACTE Greeting
LeAnn Wilson, Executive Director, ACTE

10:10-10:30: Overview of School/District and CTE Programs
Dr. Tricia Jacobs, CTE Coordinator, ACPS
Dr. Gerald R. Mann, Jr., Executive Director of Secondary Instruction, ACPS

10:30-11:00: CTE Panel
Current CTE Students and Educator

11:00-12:00: Tour of Programs
Program tour includes:

  • Cybersecurity
  • Teachers for Tomorrow
  • Introduction to Health and Medical Sciences
  • Technical Drawing and Design
  • Television & Media Production
  • Academy of Finance: Economics and Personal Finance