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PERKINS FEDERAL CTE GRANTS IN 3-D Lorrie Toni, Perkins Director, CCCS September 16, 2010 For The CACTA Task Force Meeting.

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1 PERKINS FEDERAL CTE GRANTS IN 3-D Lorrie Toni, Perkins Director, CCCS September 16, 2010 For The CACTA Task Force Meeting

2 Purposes By Law Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act of 2006, Section 2: Develop challenging academic and technical standards; assist students in meeting them; including preparation for high skill, high wage, or high demand occupations in current or emerging professions

3 Purposes By Law Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act of 2006, Section 2: Services and activities that integrate rigorous and challenging academic and CT instruction and link secondary and postsecondary for CTE students.

4 Purposes By Law Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act of 2006, Section 2: Increase State and local flexibility in providing services and activities designed to develop, implement, and improve CTE

5 Purposes By Law Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act of 2006, Section 2: National Research – Dissemination of best practices that improve CTE

6 Purposes By Law Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act of 2006, Section 2: Technical Assistance that – Promotes leadership, initial preparation and professional development at State and Local levels – Improves the quality of CTE teachers, faculty, administrators, and counselors

7 Purposes By Law Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act of 2006, Section 2: Support partnerships among secondary schools, postsecondary institutions, baccalaureate degree granting institutions, technical colleges, workforce investment boards, business and industry, and intermediaries

8 Purposes By Law Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act of 2006, Section 2: Provide individuals with opportunities throughout their lifetimes to develop, in conjunction with other programs, the knowledge and skills needed to keep the United States competitive.

9 Performance Metrics in Law Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act of 2006, Section 113, Secondary Institutions: Academic Attainment Technical Skills Attainment Secondary School Completion Graduation Rates

10 Performance Metrics in Law Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act of 2006, Section 113, Secondary Institutions: CTE Program Completers Placement – Postsecondary or Advanced Training – Employment – Military Service

11 Performance Metrics in Law Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act of 2006, Section 113, Secondary Institutions: Participation in and Completion of CTE programs that are Non-Traditional for an underrepresented gender (gender stereo- typed career fields)

12 Performance Metrics in Law Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act of 2006, Section 113, Postsecondary Institutions : Technical Skill Attainment Completion of Certificates or Degrees Retention in Postsecondary Education

13 Performance Metrics in Law Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act of 2006, Section 113, Postsecondary Institutions: CTE Program Completers Placement – Postsecondary or Advanced Training – Employment – Military Service

14 Performance Metrics in Law Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act of 2006, Section 113, Postsecondary Institutions: Participation in and Completion of CTE programs that are Non-Traditional for an underrepresented gender (gender stereo- typed career fields)

15 Local Uses Requirements in Law Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act of 2006, Section 135 Integration of Academics Secondary and Postsecondary Linkages All Aspects of Industry Expand Use of Technology

16 Local Uses Requirements in Law Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act of 2006, Section 135 Professional Development for teachers, faculty, administrators, career guidance and academic counselors Evaluation of CTE programs including assessment of meeting needs of special populations

17 Local Uses Requirements in Law Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act of 2006, Section 135 Initiate, improve, expand, modernize quality CTE programs Services and activities that are of sufficient, size, scope and quality to be effective

18 Local Uses Requirements in Law Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act of 2006, Section 135 Prepare special populations enrolled in CTE for high skill, high wage, or high demand occupations that will lead to self-sufficiency.

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20 The Fourth Dimension: Colorado Multi-Year State Plan Strategies: CTE Plans of Study Accountability Project-Based Local Plans Assessing CTE Skills Integrating Academics Effective Teachers Strategies for Special Populations Connecting CTE to Business/Industry and the Economy

21 The Fifth Dimension: New National Vision for Career and Technical Education U.S. – Leading economic status; a power house of standards and sets the pace for world economy How? -- Innovation, competitive and entrepreneurship spirits – global citizens, boundless in their ideas and endeavors

22 The Fifth Dimension: New National Vision for Career and Technical Education Flattening globe – now must take a hard look at how our workforce is prepared Wide range of careers; Reflect modern workplace

23 The Fifth Dimension: New National Vision for Career and Technical Education Most careers require postsecondary education High quality CTE incorporates rigorous standards – academic, technical, & workplace skills: problem solving, communication, teamwork

24 The Fifth Dimension: New National Vision for Career and Technical Education Must meet current needs AND anticipate future demands Must build collaboration among education, economic development, workforce development

25 The Fifth Dimension: New National Vision for Career and Technical Education CTE programs must be flexible, innovative and quick to respond to employer needs National common core of technical standards CTE leadership role

26 The Fifth Dimension: New National Vision for Career and Technical Education The global economy places a premium on skills acquisition and INNOVATION Lifelong learners – cultivate knowledge, skills – adaptable knowledge, skills; flexibility, changing interests

27 The Fifth Dimension: New National Vision for Career and Technical Education Because – opportunities emerge as economy transforms Valid, reliable assessments for nationally recognized, portable credentials Personalized learning plans

28 The Fifth Dimension: New National Vision for Career and Technical Education College and career ready standards CTE – Performance-based, student-centered, without regard to time or place Valid, reliable, rigorous, national technical assessments for national, common core technical standards

29 The Fifth Dimension: New National Vision for Career and Technical Education Critical – accountability; data driven decisions Data driven decisions on resources and programs – aligned to economy needs; resources directed to highest need

30 The Fifth Dimension: New National Vision for Career and Technical Education Identify high quality, successful, scalable CTE practices and programs A Call to Action: U.S. economic vitality hinges on preparedness, efficiency, innovation, creativity, and productivity of U.S. workforce

31 The Fifth Dimension: New National Vision for Career and Technical Education A different type of workforce – look at program content, delivery - let go of what no longer works – create ONLY programs of excellence Bold steps; dramatic change; eliminate silos between CTE and academics; re-imagine infrastructures

32 The Fifth Dimension: New National Vision for Career and Technical Education Reward innovation; support different learning styles; value different interests and talents; multiple pathways Strong business/industry interaction Ensure CTE credentials are valued by the labor market

33 The Fifth Dimension: New National Vision for Career and Technical Education Evaluate trajectory and role of CTE: Critical to global competitiveness Students succeed Results driven with a positive ROI Comprehensive - aligned to Career Clusters Partner with employers to actively design and deliver dynamic CTE

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35 CONTACT: LORRIE TONI, PERKINS DIRECTOR Phone: Colorado Community College System (CCCS) 9101 E. Lowry Blvd. Denver, CO


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