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									             Development of
              the 2008-2012
                           Local Plan

                                Presented by
                          Russ Weikle, Consultant
                    California Department of Education



CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
Jack O’Connell, State Superintendent of Public Instruction
                                         Agenda
JACK O’CONNELL

                         •
 State Superintendent
 of Public Instruction
                             Overview of the State Plan
                         •   Details on Chapter 5 of State Plan
                         •   Local Plan Development
                         •   Distribution of Funds
                         •   Timeline and paper work
                         •   Consortiums
                         •   Tech Prep
                         •   Strategic Questions to consider
                         •   Questions and Answers
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                                 A New Vision
JACK O’CONNELL

                         • Career Technical Education will be a
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                           primary purpose of the California
                           education system, K-16 and beyond,
                           promoting the state’s economic
                           development, and providing students
                           with the world-class knowledge and
                           skills necessary to become successful
                           and contributing members of society.


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                                      New Vision

JACK O’CONNELL

                         • Career Technical Education will engage
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                           every student in high quality, rigorous,
                           and relevant educational pathways and
                           programs, developed in partnership with
                           business and industry, promoting
                           creativity and innovation, allowing
                           students to turn their passion into a
                           paycheck.



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                               Overview of the Plan
                               Development Process
JACK O’CONNELL
 State Superintendent
 of Public Instruction   • (March-December 2006) A Statewide Needs
                           Assessment: status of CTE in California and
                           opportunities for strengthening the CTE
                           system
                         • (January-May 2007) Convening of State Plan
                           Resource Group, including representation
                           from all the required stakeholders; three 2-day
                           meetings
                         • (February, April, August 2007) Review and
                           decisions made by the state’s Joint Advisory
                           Committee on Career Technical Education
                           (JACCTE)
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                             Overview of the Plan
                             Development Process
JACK O’CONNELL
 State Superintendent
 of Public Instruction   • (August-September 2007) Web-based input to
                           draft plan through online feedback from on
                           www.wested.org/cteplan
                         • (September 2007) Public hearings conducted
                           in LA, Fremont, Fresno and Sacramento as
                           well as broadcast on the Web
                         • (October 2007) Review and approval by the
                           JACCTE
                         • (January 2008) Review and input from the
                           SBE and BOG
                         • (March 2008) Final approval by SBE and BOG

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                         How the Plan is Organized
JACK O’CONNELL
 State Superintendent
 of Public Instruction

                         Section 1: The Big Picture
                         • Preface
                         • Introduction – The Perkins and state CTE
                           priorities and the process used in developing
                           the Plan
                         • Chapter 1 – Career Technical Education in
                           California
                         • Chapter 2 – The Context for Career Technical
                           Education in California
                         • Chapter 3 – A Vision for the Future: Building a
                           High Quality CTE System                         7
                         Section 2: Perkins
JACK O’CONNELL
 State Superintendent
 of Public Instruction
                         • Chapter 4 – Responses to the Office of
                           Vocational and Adult Education (OVAE) Guide
                           for the 2008-2012 State Plan
                         • Chapter 5 – State Policies on the
                           Administration and Use of the Perkins IV
                           Funds
                         • Appendices – Supportive information and
                           required assurances and certifications




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                                      Chapter 5
JACK O’CONNELL


                         •
 State Superintendent
 of Public Instruction
                             Division of funds
                         •   Accountability Framework
                         •   Required local use of funds
                         •   Requirements of local agencies
                         •   Requirements of Sequences
                         •   Requirements of courses assisted
                             with Perkins IV funds
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                                       Chapter 5
JACK O’CONNELL

                         •
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 of Public Instruction
                             Program of Study requirement
                         •   Middle School participation
                         •   ROCP participation in Perkins IV funds
                         •   Local responsibility for CTE
                         •   Consortium allocations
                         •   Work Experience
                         •   Local board approval of application

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                              Division of Funds
JACK O’CONNELL


                         • Divided between secondary and
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                           postsecondary program levels
                           based on comparison of prior year
                           CTE enrollments
                         • This formula is currently being
                           challenged by the CCCCO


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                         Accountability Framework
JACK O’CONNELL

                         • Not applicable to community
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                           colleges
                         • Must accept State’s performance
                           levels or negotiate with the State
                         • Reach agreement based upon
                           prior year performance and
                         • Targets that demonstrate annual
                           improvement
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                         Accountability Framework
JACK O’CONNELL

                         • LEAs falling below 90% on any
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                           measure will be considered Needs
                           Improvement Agencies
                         • Required to submit a Program
                           Improvement Plan
                         • Identify planned strategies and
                           activities agency will implement to
                           reach 90% of state levels

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                         Accountability Framework
JACK O’CONNELL


                         • LEAs falling below 90% on three or
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                           more measures or below 60% on
                           any measure will be considered
                           Priority Improvement Agencies
                         • Required to submit a detailed
                           action plan to bring measures to
                           90% within two years

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                         Accountability Framework
JACK O’CONNELL


                         • LEAs scoring in the lower than
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                           30% of overall performance as
                           determined by a composite ranking
                           of all measures will be considered
                           as Monitored Agencies
                         • Subject to Perkins Program
                           Monitoring

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                                    Sanctions
JACK O’CONNELL


                         • LEAs failing to submit
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                           improvement plans and/or failing to
                           make the required improvements
                           are subject to sanctions
                         • Could result in loss of a portion or
                           all of allocated Perkins funds


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                                   Use of Funds
JACK O’CONNELL

                         • No less than 85% of allocated funds
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                           must be directed to the improvement
                           and/or expansion of CTE programs
                           – Program related planning, development,
                             validation and accountability
                           – Curriculum development activities
                           – Professional development
                           – Instructional equipment
                           – Provide programs for special populations

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                                Use of Funds
JACK O’CONNELL

                         – Provide mentoring and student support
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                           services
                         – Resources to strengthen academic and
                           technical skill attainment
                         – Support entrepreneurship education
                         – Integration of academics and CTE
                         – Support for consumer and family studies
                         – Instructor cost for expanded programs


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                                     Other Uses
JACK O’CONNELL
 State Superintendent
                         • Up to 10% may be expended to
 of Public Instruction
                           support other CTE activities that
                           are consistent with the purposes of
                           the Act including:
                           – Involving partners in the design,
                             implementation and evaluation of CTE
                             programs
                           – Career guidance and academic counseling
                             to CTE participants beyond what is typical
                           – Expand offerings for adults at times and
                             formats that are more accessible
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                                  Other Uses
                         – Developing and supporting small career-
JACK O’CONNELL
 State Superintendent
 of Public Instruction     themed learning communities
                         – Provide programs to allow adults and
                           school dropouts to develop or update
                           technical skills
                         – Provide placement assistance in jobs
                         – Provide outreach and mentoring for non-
                           traditional fields




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                            Local Administration
                                   Funds
JACK O’CONNELL

                         • Up to 5% may be used for costs
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                           associated with administering the
                           grant
                         • These can be for direct or indirect
                           costs
                         • Must be equal to the indirect cost
                           rate of the LEA, but not more than
                           5% of total expenditures

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                         Requirements of Programs
                          Assisted with the funds
JACK O’CONNELL

                         • Incorporate the nine requirements
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                           established in Section 135(b)
                         • Be staffed by qualified CTE teachers
                           – Credential authorizing the teaching of the
                             CTE course and;
                           – Can document employment experience,
                             outside of education, in the career pathway
                             addressed by the program or other
                             evidence of equivalent proficiency

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                         Requirements of Programs
                          Assisted with the funds
JACK O’CONNELL
 State Superintendent

                         • Focus on current or emerging high skill, high
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                           wage or high demand occupations
                         • Be aligned with State’s model CTE standards
                           and framework
                         • Have extensive industry involvement, as
                           evidenced by no less than one annual
                           business and industry advisory committee
                           meeting and involvement in other program
                           activities


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                         Requirements of Programs
                          Assisted with the funds
JACK O’CONNELL
 State Superintendent
 of Public Instruction   • Provide for certification of students who achieve
                           industry-recognized skill and knowledge
                           requirements
                         • Be aligned with applicable feeder and
                           advanced-level instruction in pathway
                         • Integrate the development of CTE and academic
                           skills in order to prepare students for immediate
                           employment or further education
                         • Must provide practical applications and
                           experiences through actual or simulated work-
                           based experiences
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                         Requirements of Programs
                          Assisted with the funds
JACK O’CONNELL

                         • Provide equitable access and needed support
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                           services for all students
                         • Include planned career awareness and
                           exploration experiences
                         • Must provide for development of student
                           leadership skills
                         • Use annual evaluation results, to determine
                           needed program improvements modifications,
                           and professional development for staff
                         • Systematic plan for promoting the program to
                           all concerned groups
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                           Sequences of Courses
JACK O’CONNELL
 State Superintendent
 of Public Instruction   • Consist of not less than two full-year CTE
                           courses with a combined duration of not less
                           than 300 hours or;
                         • A single, multiple hour course which provides
                           sequential units of instruction that has a
                           duration of not less than 300 hours
                         • Be coherent, meaning sequence may only
                           include those CTE courses with objectives and
                           content that have a clear and direct
                           relationship to the occupation(s) or career
                           targeted by the program

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                           Sequences of Courses
JACK O’CONNELL

                         • Include sufficient content to provide students
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                           with the knowledge and skills required for
                           employment and/or advanced education or
                           training




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                         Requirements of Courses
JACK O’CONNELL
 State Superintendent
 of Public Instruction   • Be integral to an approved CTE sequence
                         • Be explicitly designed to prepare students with
                           technical skills that lead to employment
                         • Have no less than 50 percent of the course
                           curriculum and content directly to the
                           development of career knowledge and skills
                         • Have business and industry involvement in the
                           development and validation of the curriculum
                         • Be taught by a teacher meeting the CTE
                           teacher credential and occupational
                           experience qualifications
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                               Programs of Study
JACK O’CONNELL


                         • Must provide at least one program of
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                           study
                           – Includes not less than one district-funded
                             course
                           – Incorporate secondary and postsecondary
                             elements aligned in a non-duplicative
                             progression of courses
                           – Lead to an industry-recognized credential or
                             certificate at the postsecondary level

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                         Middle School Participation
JACK O’CONNELL


                         • Grades 7 or above
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                         • Must be integral to an approved
                           sequence of courses conducted by
                           a high school




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                             ROCP Participation
JACK O’CONNELL


                         • Beginning in 2008-09 Section 131
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                           funds to County Offices will not
                           longer be restricted to count and
                           community school use
                         • Each COE will receive a Section
                           131 allocation to improve CTE
                           programs using the Section 131
                           allocation formula
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                             ROCP Participation
JACK O’CONNELL


                         • COE allocation may be directed to
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                           ROCP
                         • It is assumed that the ROCP will
                           collaborate with court and
                           community schools to ensure
                           students are served


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                             ROCP Participation
JACK O’CONNELL
 State Superintendent
 of Public Instruction   • An ROCP may also become an eligible
                           recipient in any instance in which one or
                           more districts determines that its
                           allocation is insufficient to warrant the
                           required administrative activities or
                         • Is not providing at least one district-
                           funded CTE course
                         • ROCP would form a consortium with a
                           MOU identifying the ROCP as the fiscal
                           agent, the effected district allocations
                           would be directed to the ROCP
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                             ROCP Participation
JACK O’CONNELL


                         • ROCP courses that are integral to
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                           member district sequences may be
                           assisted with district allocation
                         • The eligible recipient (district)
                           decides if and what ROCP courses
                           to assist


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                           Local Participation in
                                   CTE
JACK O’CONNELL

                         • Must be actively involved in
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                           delivery of CTE programs,
                           meaning
                           – Provide at least one CTE sequence
                             which includes at least one district-
                             funded course
                           – Provide at least one district-funded
                             course in each industry sector
                             assisted with the funds

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                                 Consortiums
JACK O’CONNELL


                         • Funds may only be used for
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                           purposes and programs that are
                           mutually beneficial to all members
                           of the consortium
                         • Funds may NOT be reallocated to
                           individual members of the
                           consortium for purposes benefiting
                           only one member
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                               Work Experience
JACK O’CONNELL

                         • Exploratory and Vocational Work
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                           Experience activities may be assisted
                           with Perkins funds if
                           – They are planned and listed component of
                             a CTE program
                           – Are integral to one or more approved
                             sequences
                         • Funds may not be used to assist
                           General Work Experience
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                           Local Board Approval
JACK O’CONNELL


                         • Local Board approval is required
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                           on all applications as evidenced by
                           a current year approval date
                           submitted with the application
                         • County Offices of Education with
                           an elected superintendent are
                           exempt

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                                     The Local Plan
                         • Requirements of section 134 and 135 of
JACK O’CONNELL
 State Superintendent
 of Public Instruction
                           Perkins IV and requirements of the State
                           Plan
                         • Four chapters and an appendix
                           –   Ch. 1: CTE in the Local Agency
                           –   Ch. 2: Building high-quality CTE programs
                           –   Ch. 3: Requirements of Perkins IV
                           –   Ch 4: Local policies on administration and use
                               of Perkins funds
                         • Identification of CTE sequences
                         • Identification of Program of Study
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                                How the Funds are
                                   Distributed
JACK O’CONNELL

                         • Basic Grant:
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                           – State Administration – 5%
                           – State Leadership – 10%
                              • 1% for state institutions
                              • $150,000 for nontraditional training
                           – Local Assistance 85%
                         • Tech Prep:
                           – State Leadership – 8%
                           – Tech Prep Consortia – 92%

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                         Local Distribution of Funds
JACK O’CONNELL


                         • Secondary
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                           – 30% based on the LEA’s proportion
                             of the State’s K-12 enrollment
                           – 70% based on LEA’s proportion of
                             the State’s K-12 enrollment of
                             students from homes with incomes
                             below the poverty level


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                             Secondary (Section 131)
JACK O’CONNELL


                         • Minimum grant is $15,000
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                         • Can’t Qualify?
                           – Enter into a consortium
                           – Apply for a waiver if:
                             • Located in a rural, sparsely-populated
                               area and;
                             • Can demonstrate inability to enter into a
                               consortium.

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                           Local Distribution              Continued

JACK O’CONNELL

                         • Postsecondary
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                           – Based entirely on the number of
                             economically disadvantaged adults enrolled
                             in CTE programs during the last completed
                             program year
                         • Tech Prep
                           – Distributed to 80 identified consortiums
                             composed of community college districts,
                             high school districts and ROCPs

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                          Postsecondary (Section 132)
JACK O’CONNELL


                         • Minimum grant $50,000
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                         • Can’t Qualify?
                           – Enter into a consortium
                           – No provision for a wavier




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                               Reimbursements
JACK O’CONNELL


                         • Quarterly reimbursements in:
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                           – October
                           – January
                           – April
                           – July for final Claim (due June 30)




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                                 Requirements
JACK O’CONNELL


                         • Five year Local Plan for 2008-2012
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 of Public Instruction




                           – Due May 1, 2008
                         • Annual application for funds
                           (CDE 100) - Due on May 1, 2008
                         • Annual report on CTE enrollment
                           and program completion
                           (CDE 101 E1) - Due on October 15

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                              Requirements          Continued

JACK O’CONNELL

                         • Annual report on placement of program
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                           completers in the military, further
                           education or training, and employment
                           (CDE 101 E2) - Due on May 15
                         • Annual fiscal claim
                           (CDE 101 A) - Due on July 31




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                               Adults and ROCPs
JACK O’CONNELL

                         • CDE 21—a report on fall semester CTE
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                           enrollment that is used to divide the
                           local assistance funds between Section
                           131 and 132 programs—Due on March
                           10
                         • CDE 20—a report used to determine
                           the LEA’s level of eligibility for the
                           Section 132 funds—Due on March 31.

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                             Budget Amendments
JACK O’CONNELL

                         • Restricted to approved program
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                           improvements as described in the Local
                           Plan
                         • May move funds within and between
                           objects and categories of expenditure
                           up to 20 percent of total allocation
                         • CDE approval is required for budget
                           revisions exceeding 20 percent of total
                           allocation
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                             To Request Change
JACK O’CONNELL


                         • Submit
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                           – A letter describing planned budget
                             changes and stating that the
                             amendments conform to approved
                             plan
                           – A copy of amended budget schedule
                           – No later than May 15


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                                      Final Claim
                                   VE-5 and CDE 101 A
JACK O’CONNELL


                         •
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                             Mailed to LEAs in May
                         •   Due to CDE on July 31
                         •   Can be submitted earlier
                         •   Must have original signature
                         •   Must be mailed, not FAXed
                         •   Total of indirect/administrative cost
                             no more than 5% of total allocation
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                             Carryover and Legal
                                 Obligations
JACK O’CONNELL

                         • Perkins funds CANNOT be carried
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                           over to the next program year
                         • Section 133(b) mandates that
                           allocated funds not expended be
                           returned for reallocation in the
                           following year
                         • Funds must be expended or legally
                           obligated by June 30

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                                    Legal Obligations
JACK O’CONNELL
 State Superintendent
 of Public Instruction      Obligation is for:     Obligation is made:
                         Acquisition of real or    Date which the LEA makes
                         personal property         a binding written
                                                   commitment to acquire the
                                                   property
                         Personal services by an   When the services are
                         employee                  performed
                         Personal services by a    Date which LEA makes a
                         contractor                binding written commitment
                                                   for services
                         Public utility services   When services are received
                         Travel, conferences       When travel is taken or
                                                   conference attended         53
                         Consortium Requirements
JACK O’CONNELL

                         • $15,000 min. grant for Section 131
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                         • $50,000 min. grant for Section 132
                         • Agencies with an allocation below the
                           minimum grant award may join a
                           consortium
                         • Secondary agencies located in rural,
                           sparsely populated areas, and unable
                           to enter into a consortium, may obtain a
                           waiver of the consortium requirement

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                            Responsibilities of
                          Consortium Fiscal Agent
JACK O’CONNELL


                         • Coordinate and submit the
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                           consortium’s annual final claim
                         • Administer and distribute the
                           consortium funds as directed in the
                           MOU



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                             Responsibilities of
                            Consortium Members
JACK O’CONNELL


                         • Cooperate in development of
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                           Memorandum of Understanding
                         • Assist in development and
                           administration of local plan




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                               Consortium Funds
JACK O’CONNELL


                         • Flow to a fiscal agent
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                         • Fiscal agent’s responsibilities
                           – Submit Memorandum of
                             Understanding
                           – Submit and administer consortium’s
                             local plan
                           – Coordinate, assemble, and submit
                             the annual application for funds
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                               Tech Prep Definition
JACK O’CONNELL
 State Superintendent
 of Public Instruction   • Combines a minimum 2 years of secondary
                           education with a minimum of 2 years of
                           postsecondary education in a non-duplicative
                           sequential course of study
                         • Integrates academic and career technical
                           instruction and utilizes work-based and
                           worksite learning where appropriate and
                           available
                         • Provides technical preparation in a career field
                           such as engineering technology, applied
                           sciences, a mechanical, industrial, or practical
                           art or trade, agriculture, health occupations,
                           business, or applied economics                 58
                                  Definition          Continued

JACK O’CONNELL

                         • Builds student competence in mathematics,
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                           science, reading, writing, communications, and
                           workplace skills through applied, contextual
                           academics, and integrated instruction, in a
                           sequence of courses
                         • Leads to an associate or a baccalaureate
                           degree or a postsecondary certificate in a
                           specific career field
                         • Leads to placement in appropriate
                           employment or to further education

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                             Strategic Questions
JACK O’CONNELL
                         • Is rigor expected for all students
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 of Public Instruction     and supported in all programs and
                           courses?
                         • Is Career Technical Education
                           available for all students?
                         • Is application of learning integral to
                           all courses?
                         • Is innovation designed into all
                           curricula?
                         • Are critical academic skills defined
                           and taught in all classes including
                           CTE?                                 60
                              Strategic Questions
JACK O’CONNELL
                         • Are CTE instructors given
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 of Public Instruction     opportunities for sustained
                           professional learning?
                         • Should the high school include career
                           themes, pathways, or academies?
                         • Are CTE courses standards based?
                         • Are there defined course sequences
                           that include academic and CTE
                           courses?
                         • Are partnerships established with
                           higher education and CTE programs?
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                               Strategic Questions
                         • What Business Involvement and
JACK O’CONNELL
 State Superintendent
 of Public Instruction
                           Investment exists for CTE course?
                         • Is structured workplace learning
                           utilized?
                         • Is Perkins funding being used
                           strategically to foster innovation and
                           improvement?
                         • Are counselors skilled in career
                           guidance?
                         • How are ROCP courses used to
                           increase student options?
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                              Strategic Questions
                         • What alternative means for
JACK O’CONNELL
 State Superintendent
 of Public Instruction
                           graduation in place for students?
                         • Are linkages in place with the
                           Workforce Investment Board?
                         • Are CTE student organizations
                           supported?
                         • Are there incentives and awards for
                           students participating in CTE
                           programs?
                         • Are adequate resources provided to
                           support higher cost CTE programs?
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                         Questions
JACK O’CONNELL
 State Superintendent
 of Public Instruction




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                    Thank You.
                             Russ Weikle
                          rweikle@cde.ca.gov

          A draft version of California Career Technical Education
                     (CTE) State Plan can be found at:
                       http://www.wested.org/cteplan/




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Jack O’Connell, State Superintendent of Public Instruction
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