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A huge thank you to Teacher Cadet student from Ponderosa HS, Alessandra Tibbets, and Ponderosa Teacher Cadet alum, Ryan Miwa, now Assistant Principal at Arapahoe HS!!!! On March 31, 2021, they both testified before the CO Senate Education Committee in favor of SB21-185, on behalf of CACTE & Colorado CTE. Kudos to CACTE Legislative Committee Chair and Ponderosa HS Family & Consumer Sciences teacher, Kimberly Baldwin, for making the arrangements. And thanks to Tonette and Dylan for preparing Alessandra and Ryan to testify. Way to represent the Education and Training Pathway!

2020 Legislative Session

2019 Legislative Session

2019 CACTE Legislative Priorities

2019 Legislative Session Digest (Overview)

2019 CACTE Legislative Final Bill Report





Tuesday, January 15, 2019 was a big day for CTE in the news and at the Capitol! CACTE member Eric Ward testified in support of HB 19-1008 before the House Education Committee. The bill addresses including CTE new facilities/equipment in the use of BEST funds.

And CACTE members Scott Burke, instructor, and Shelley Goerdt, Jeffco CTE Coordinator, made a News 4 Denver story happen with about 3 hours notice! News 4 Political reporter, Shaun Boyd wanted to visit a Skilled Trades class as she was covering HB 19-1008. CACTE connected her to the Geometry in Construction class at Green Mountain High School. Scott’s students did a fabulous job of illustrating why #CTE works wonders, talking about the specific and transferable skills they are learning by building a house for Habitat for Humanity!

Way to go, Colorado ACTE!

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2018 Legislative Session

Final report by Tonette Salazar – power point presentation from CACTE CareerTech Summit Legislative Luncheon on 7/17/18:  TSalazar.CACTE2018.legislative.update


CO House Resolution 18-1006

CACTE Bill Report_1.29.2018

CACTE Narrative_1.29.2018

2017 Legislative Session – Final Reports

CTE Brief Narrative_PDF 2017 Session

CTE 2017 Bill Report_PDF FINAL

2017 Session Summary_PDF CACTE Conference

SB17-267 Summary Chart_FINAL_PDF

2016 Legislative Session

CTE Bill Report_4.10.2016

P20 Legislative Narrative_4.10.2016

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