LEGISLATIVE INFORMATION

  

 

 


VBEA Legislative Committee


The VBEA Legislative Committee has three goals:

1.  Keep the association informed of legislative issues at the state and national levels.
2. Establish a state legislative team.
3. Continue expansion of the state legislative network of teachers.


BACKGROUND

The VBEA Legislative Committee represents business educators from throughout the Commonwealth.  Each of the 11 regional representatives to the VBEA Board identifies a team of 10 members and encourages individual and team action in legislative activities.

LEGISLATIVE ACTIVITIES

VACTE Legislative Seminar
 Hilton Hotel Downtown, Richmond VA
January 11-12, 2017

VBEA members are encouraged to plan ahead and participate in the VACTE Legislative Seminar.   

VBEA is looking for one representative from each school division in Virginia to be represented at this seminar.  Visit the VACTE Web site for registration information.  

Additional Legislative Activities can be found in the VBEA Newsletter.


VACTE ISSUES AND SOLUTIONS DOCUMENT

It is important for all members to be familiar with the VACTE Issues and Solutions Document.  We need to be in a position to speak knowledgeably to policy makers about our key issues and concerns. The VACTE Issues and Solutions document is updated annually and can be found at the VACTE Web site:

Virginia Association for Career and Technical Education in Virginia

With change occurring in our government, this is the perfect opportunity for you to come to Washington to meet with key policymakers. You need to educate them on your programs and exchange views on federal funding for career and technical education. Don't miss the chance visit the ACTE Web site for more information:

Association for Career & Technical Education

GOOD LEGISLATIVE LINKS

  • Want to Learn about Virginiaís Legislature?  Visit Virginiaís General Assembly Web site:

 Virginia General Assembly

  • Want to learn whatís happening with Career and Technical Education on the national level?

Association for Career & Technical Education

  • Want to contact your Representatives in Washington? Visit ACTE's

  Policy and Advocacy CTE Action Center

http://www.acteonline.org/search.aspx?q=reresentatives%20in%20Washingt


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