ACTE Excellence in Action Award Deadline is December 14

Advance CTE’s annual Excellence in Action award applications are open!

As a reminder, this award recognizes exemplary local programs of study across the 16 Career Clusters. Selected programs of study will demonstrate excellence in the implementation of the Career Clusters, show a true progression from secondary to postsecondary education, provide meaningful work-based learning opportunities, and have a substantial and evidence-based impact on student achievement and success.

Why Apply?
This award will showcase your program of study on a national platform at conferences, in the media, on our website and blog, and more.

In fact, all winners were highlighted in Education Week in May, a few of the 2016 award winners were highlighted in a recent op-ed in Real Clear Education, while a student from Upper Valley Career Center, a 2015 award recipient, was profiled in the New York Times.

Advance CTE provides winners with a press release and two-pager to circulate to their networks, resulting in a number of articles featuring winning programs.

acteWinners will also receive:

  • A banner to hang in your school or institution
  • A digital banner to use in email and print materials
  • Travel and one hotel room for one night in Washington, DC for a representative to be recognized at an awards ceremony to be held May 2 – 4, 2017
  • A national press release, which will be distributed to national media
  • A winner-specific press release to distribute to your network
  • A standalone two-pager
  • Recognition on the Advance CTE website
  • Many past winners have been featured in national conferences, on webinars and in the media

Applications are due December 14, 2016, so be sure to apply today!

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