SILVER SPRING, MD – July 1, 2021 – Today, Advance CTE is pleased to announce its 2021-2022 Board of Director leadership, including the election of a new Board President.
“I am honored to serve as Advance CTE’s Board President. Career Technical Education (CTE) is in its strongest position in decades to lead the national conversation on efforts to provide learners and workers the skills to meet the workforce needs of the future. State leaders have an important responsibility to deliver high-quality CTE programs that enable students and workers to discover their passion in a rewarding career. In Oklahoma, CareerTech expanded its programs amid the pandemic to help close the skills gap for employees and employers. I look forward to working with Advance CTE and ensuring all CTE leaders have the tools and support to produce meaningful results for their states,” said Dr. Marcie Mack, State CTE Director, Oklahoma CareerTech.
The FY22 Executive Committee includes:
- President: Dr. Marcie Mack, State CTE Director, Oklahoma CareerTech;
- Vice President: Ms. Laura Scheibe, State CTE Director, South Dakota Department of Education;
- Secretary/Treasurer: Ms. Angel Malone, State CTE Director, Office of Career and Technical Education, South Carolina Department of Education; and
- Past President: Dr. Sarah Heath, State CTE Director, Colorado Community College System.
Newly elected and appointed Board representatives include Ms. Tiara Booker-Dwyer, Assistant State Superintendent, Maryland State Department of Education, Dr. Angela Kremers, Associate Director for Career and Technical Education, Arkansas Department of Education, and Ms. Thalea Longhurst, State Director of Career & Technical Education, Utah State Board of Education.
“The highly-qualified and diverse slate of candidates for this year’s Board of Directors elections reflects the strong enthusiasm by our state leaders to elevate both our organization’s service to its members and the field of CTE. The Board’s expert counsel, time and commitment to equity and learner-centered leadership will be especially valuable in challenging the status quo, disrupting systemic inequities and ensuring we build a system that truly offers learners CTE without limits,” said Kimberly Green, Executive Director, Advance CTE.
Learn more about the 2021-2022 officers here.
Advance CTE is the longest-standing national non-profit that represents State Directors and state leaders responsible for secondary, postsecondary and adult Career Technical Education (CTE) across all 50 states and U.S. territories. Established in 1920, Advance CTE supports visionary state leadership, cultivates best practices and speaks with a collective voice to advance high-quality CTE policies, programs and pathways that ensure career success for each learner.
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