Legislative Advocacy "Tool-Kit" -
The following publications are available for schools to use in their
legislative advocacy efforts with their local legislators, policy makers
and others. Please download, print and distribute these
publications. Click on the title to download the publication.
You can also order copies by calling Ohio ACTE at 614/890-ACTE (2283).
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.
2018 Policy Paper (click here) This paper provides information on the impact CTE has on Ohio's economy and jobs. Developed by leaders in the CTE Community and Ohio ACTE, this paper also has specific recommendations and talking points to help keep CTE a vital part of Ohio's public education system. It is meant to be a leave behind for visits with legislators, especially during the Legislative Seminar.
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.