event. It will feature light hors d’oeuvres, • Establish a leadership development Committee/Task
a silent auction, a cash bar and music. If program for CTE educators, and to Force Breakfast
you have any items that you would like assist individuals in further developing ACTE will hold an Issues Discussion at
to donate for the silent auction, please their leadership skills in CTE as well the Annual Convention for all interested
contact Sabrina Kidwai by November as their involvement in professional members (on Wednesday, December
5. Items for the auction can either be associations. 1, 2010 from 7:30 a.m.-8:45 a.m. dur-
shipped to ACTE by October 20, or • Provide an opportunity for CTE ing the committee/task force breakfast).
dropped off at ACTE headquarters office educators to become familiar with Representatives from each of the ACTE
at the Annual Convention. and participate in the processes used standing committees and task forces will
by policymakers in the development be meeting at roundtables to discuss issues
and implementation of laws, regula- relevant to their areas of expertise. Please
2010 Election Resources tions and other public policies at the plan on attending to share your thoughts
This is a critical time for the education local, state and federal levels. on some of the most important issues fac-
and workforce development systems across • Identify, train and motivate a cadre ing ACTE!
the country because of the economy. Deci- of leaders who will continue to position
sions made now will shape our programs ACTE as a leader in developing an
for years to come, and the 2010 election educated, prepared, adaptable and ACTE’s PSA Contest
process has many implications for local, competitive workforce. Celebrate CTE by encouraging your
state and federal policy. Become familiar students to submit 29-second video
with the issues and candidates in your The Fellowship Program is a one year public service announcements to ACTE’s
state, and learn more about getting in- commitment from January 1, 2011 to contest. The videos must be 29 seconds
volved in the election; you can help to raise December 31, 2011. Applications can be in length and incorporate the 2011 CTE
the profile of CTE by visiting ACTE’s found on the ACTE Web site and are due Month logo. See all the rules and submis-
new election page at www.acteonline. November 15, 2010. Please contact Lau- sion instructions at www.acteonline.
org/election2010.aspx. Note: ACTE is ren Lessels at email@example.com with org/psacontest.aspx.
a nonpartisan organization and does not any questions or further information.
endorse any political candidates.
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