Layla Alagic, Digital Communications Associate
Layla is responsible for the organization and execution of all digital communications strategy and content, the Advance CTE website, and organizational newsletters.
Suela Cela, Senior Policy Associate
Suela supports various state policy projects, such as the Opportunity Gap Analysis, College in the High School Alliance network and the ReScale Project.
Eliza Fabillar, Senior Advisor
Eliza leads the strategy, design and delivery of technical assistance to support states, serves as a coach for state teams and oversees communities of practice.
Nithya Govindasamy, Senior Advisor
Nithya leads and manages major organization-wide, highly visible initiatives that support, promote and increase equitable access to and success in high-quality CTE, which includes technical assistance for CTE Without Limits and Advance CTE’s external equity strategy. She also supports national and state CTE leadership, policy, and implementation.
Kimberly A. Green, Executive Director
Kimberly works directly with the Board of Directors to oversee the accomplishment of the Advance CTE and The Center to Advance CTE vision, missions and goals. Working with the Board, she helps set the direction of the organizations, executes the strategic plan and ensures the integrity and vitality of the organizations.
Dr. Johnson oversees and manages major organization-wide, highly visible initiatives that support, promote and increase equitable access to and success in high-quality CTE, including overseeing Advance CTE’s external equity strategy; the Postsecondary State Career Technical Education Leaders Fellowship at Advance CTE – Sponsored by ECMC Foundation; and the Opportunity Gap Analysis Technical Assistance work within states.
Kate works with the Executive Director to oversee the accomplishment of Advance CTE and The Center to Advance CTE's strategic plan and carry out the mission and vision of the organization. She serves as an organizational spokesperson, and specializes in state policy and strategic communications.
Dr. Maldonado directly supports Advance CTE’s policy research and technical assistance initiatives, data quality initiatives and internal data strategy.
Dr. Perkins oversees and manages the organization's internal and external membership engagement and professional learning strategy.
Brice leads state policy tracking for legislation impacting CTE while also contributing to projects including research and resource management associated with building high-quality career pathways. Brice also manages the Learning that Works Resource Center.
Stacy manages the organization's communications portfolio to advance the mission, vision and priorities of Advance CTE.
Haley directly supports Advance CTE's state policy initiatives, implementation strategies and member engagement activities. Haley's projects include specific attention to equity and high-quality career pathways.
Steve Voytek, Policy Advisor
Steve advocates for the organization’s federal policy priorities on Capitol Hill and cultivates relationships in support of Advance CTE’s federal policy agenda and national legislative goals and objectives.
Krissy Haynes, Finance & Operations Manager
Krissy supervises the execution of all Advance CTE events including, but not limited to, the Advance CTE Spring Meeting and the Advance CTE Fall Meeting. Krissy also handles accounts receivable and accounts payable for both Advance CTE and The Center for Advance CTE.