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OkACTE focuses heavily on legislative advocacy. Each year, OkACTE prepares a legislative agenda, a plan, for lobbying at the Oklahoma Capitol. This document, coupled with a breakdown on the Oklahoma CareerTech budget is a great resource when visiting the Oklahoma Capitol, or visiting with your local legislator.


Download the 2022 Legislative Agenda here.

View the 2021 Legislative Agenda here

OkACTE's Legislative Positions: 

  • Maintain the Oklahoma Department of CareerTech as an independent state agency supporting all facets of Oklahoma’s career and technical education programs.

  • Maintain the Oklahoma Teacher Retirement as a stand-alone retirement system with the existing defined benefit plan.

  • Support local control for Boards of Education in making educational and financial decisions.