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Developing a Leader at NPS

I often wondered what took place behind the scenes at ACTE from the various conferences to how funding is provided to CTAE programs across the United

Having a Voice on Capitol Hill

Hello, my name is Amanda Shively.  I live in Arizona and work in the Glendale Union High School District.  I am the Director of Career and

Making CTE Successful Through Dedication and Leadership

I am happy and honored to be an ACTE fellow. It is only March, and I am motivated more than ever to become a great advocate and leader in CTE. I

Navigating the Hill

Many of us remember the movie Planes, Trains and Automobiles, where we enjoyed watching Steve Martin and John Candy turn a number of negative situations

Education State of Emergency

My visit to the Hill this year at the National Policy Seminar was quite the success! As I boarded the plane on Wednesday afternoon to come home, I

CTE Lobbyist for a Day

Small fish in a big pond!  That's what I felt when I did my congressional visitations at the ACTE National Policy Seminar (NPS)!  I

Local Advocacy

In Georgia, we utilize several grassroots strategies when working with policymakers and legislators on the state level. It is important to note that

Advocating for Effective CTE Policy

As the world evolves, so do the standards by which we live. Career and technical education is perhaps one of the most elite, vibrant, and practical realms

With all of the Attention, Where is all the Financial Support?

I’m a postsecondary administrator and have been involved in public higher education for almost 20 years. While serving at public postsecondary

CTE Month in the Antelope Valley

The Antelope Valley Career Prep Council and Antelope Valley Union High School District College and Career Readiness Office sponsored a tour of

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