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 2023 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.