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LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE

MISSION:

Advise CACTE Board and members on legislative issues impacting career and technical education and develop an effective network for the dissemination of information regarding legislative issues

DUTIES INCLUDE:

  • With the assistance of the CACTE/CACTA Legislative Specialist and/or ACTE:
    • Keep members informed of legislation at the local, state and national levels which impacts CTE
    • Develop and distribute annual CACTE Legislative Priorities document
    • Establish and maintain good relationships with state and national legislators
    • Keep legislators informed of accomplishments and concerns of CTE throughout the year
    • Work closely with the Colorado Community Colleges System and ACTE on state/national legislation
    • Organize and maintain a communications network among committee members so that immediate action can be set into motion
    • Be prepared to contact legislators by most appropriate method
    • Ensure posting of legislative information/updates as needed
  • Coordinate statewide legislative activities, such as Day at the Capitol or advance preparation for National Policy Seminar activities
  • Adhere to Legislative Committee Operating Norms
    • Participate in biweekly committee calls during Legislative Session and other calls as needed

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