Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (Perkins V)

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All schools should prepare students for life outside of academics by focusing on career and technical education along with the traditional academic education.

Our Career and Technical Education Shared Service Arrangement keeps practicing CTE administrators and staff members up to date on federal and state level guidelines and info. It network also provides CTE staff members to network with fellow counselors, hear presentations from the Texas Education Agency, ESC Region 13 staff members, and additional guest speakers.

What's included

You'll get access to our CTE specialists who will support your district and campuses with the implementation of their CTE programs.

We'll help you with program implementation parts like completing the Perkins Grant application for your district, coordinating the implementation of CTE Strategic Plans, help you purchase necessary equipment, facilitate department meetings in your district, and provide consultation time to discuss district-specific needs.

Each district will also get support in continuing the professional development of your CTE staff, including access to workshops here at ESC Region 13, providing site license and training for Career Cruising for up to four campuses, provide student training on creating college-going cultures, and more.

The ultimate in ongoing service from ESC Region 13 with continued support through the entire school year.

Each year the CTE SSA members develop a program of work. Together, we complete the strategic plan that moves all CTE programs forward within a district. All member districts are provided products and services. Perkins funds are federal monies that are supplemental to state funds. ESC Region 13 will manage all Perkins funding serving as the fiscal agent of the grant.