Legislative Advocacy

One of OkACTE's major functions is representing the membership before the legislature. The Executive Director works at the Capitol on a daily basis during the legislative session, tracks legislation, educates legislators on career and technology issues, attends meetings and networks with other education organizations.

Legislative Events

Get involved in the legislative process! 

Legislative & Appropriations Forum - November 10

Register to attend the Legislative & Appropriations Forum where you can help determine the 2021 Legislative Priorities. 

Legislative Seminar - TBD

Join us at the Oklahoma State Capitol for Legislative Seminar. This event will provide:

  • Advocacy how-to sessions to help you continue to strengthen support for CareerTech

  • Dedicated time at the State Capitol to meet with legislators and advocate for your CTE programs

Legislative Updates

In our efforts to keep members informed during legislative session, weekly OkACTE emails out an OkACTE Legislative Update to members. We summarize the bills that we believe have the potential to impact our association. Below is an archive of those weekly updates from the 2019 Legislative session.

Political Action Committee

The OkACTE PAC or Political Action Committee is an organization with a purpose is to raise money and help finance the campaigns of candidates sensitive to the interests of the OkACTE members.

Legislative Agenda

OkACTE tracks and monitors bills. These bills can vary from CareerTech education policy, common education policy, education funding, teacher pay raise, tax credits, licensing, Ad Valorem, retirement, state employee pay raise, guns, economic development and much more. The list of OkACTE priorities are set and outlined in our Legislative Agenda by our OkACTE Political Action Committee, which is comprised of two members from every division. Our goal is to have a pulse on every bill that could positively or negatively impact any area of our system. Below is the 2019 OkACTE Legislative Agenda. 

November 10, 2020

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm 

Legislative & Appropriations Forum 

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Register for Events Here. 

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Legislative Seminar

Join us at the Oklahoma State Capitol for Legislative Seminar. This event will provide:

  • Advocacy how-to sessions to help you continue to strengthen support for CareerTech

  • Dedicated time at the State Capitol to meet with legislators and advocate for your CTE programs

Register for Event Here.

Deadline: October 30, 2020

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Submit A Priority

Complete a survey to add the potential priorities to the list for the discussion- All suggested priorities must be submitted by October 30th.

Submit Your Priority Here

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