Legislative Advocacy "Tool-Kit"
Note: the following publications are being updated for 2019
ODE Fact Sheet distributed by ODE Office of CTE.
What is Career-Technical Education? (Click here)
This paper provides basic information on career-technical and
adult education in Ohio, including the different delivery methods
and types of programs available.
Each Child Our Future - Ohio Department of Education Strategic Plan - Executive Summary
What is Career-Technical Education? Click here for talking points on CTE
Ohio ACTE Advocacy Information - click here
Directories:Ohio Senate (Located in the Statehouse)
Information on Preparing for a Legislative Visit:(click here for information on new security measures as of Fall 2015 at the Statehouse)
Every other year, Ohio ACTE hosts a student showcase of programs in the Ohio Statehouse Atrium in Columbus. Students are invited to display their career-technical programs and legislators and others are invited to drop by and visit the students and learn more about career-tech and what the students are learning and their future aspirations. Click here for information on the 2019 Showcase.
In March of 2013, Ohio ACTE sponsored a student showcase for career-technical education students to demonstrate their learning to legislators and others. Ohio Governor John Kasich attended the event and interacted with students, as captured on this news segment:
Adult Workforce Education 2010...Economy Driven...Life Changing. This 26-page booklet provides information on Ohio's Adult Career Centers, including examples of business partnerships, student success stories and statistics.