Carl D. Perkins CTE Act 2006. Public Hearings ► January 15 th - Durango ► January 25 th -Greeley ► January 31 st -Denver ► February 5 th – Pueblo Video. Carl D. Perkins CTE Act 2006. RENEWING CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION IN COLORADO www.coloradostateplan.com.
► January 15th- Durango
► January 25th-Greeley
► January 31st -Denver
► February 5th – Pueblo
CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION IN COLORADO
►Performance matrices: VE-135
►Colorado CTE standards
CACTA & CACTE organizations
Identifies two clear goals:
► Implementing CTE plans of study.
► Strengthening accountability for results.
► Moving to a project-based focus for local planning
► Assessing career and technical skills.
► Integrating academic and CTE skills & knowledge.
► Expanding Colorado’s corps of effective CTE teachers.
► Ensuring access and success for Special Populations.
► Connecting CTE to employer/workforce priorities.
An organizing tool defining CTE using broad clusters of occupations and pathways with validated standards that ensure opportunities for all students regardless of their career goals and interests.“
A framework within six CTE Industry Sectors:
Measuring results of CTE student achievement:
Local Recipients agree to State targets or negotiate targets (per designated procedure)
CCCS disseminates annual Performance Metrics, disaggregated by U.S. Dept. of Ed. designated sub-populations per recipient
Local Plan Objectives based on Performance Metrics and additional improvement plans if miss target(s)
Requirements for Local Activities:
Meeting Performance Targets:
Local Plan projects aligned to:
Local long-term and short-term strategic plans
State CTE strategic plan
Requirements of Perkins
Active involvement by stakeholders
Web-enabled submittal of Local Plan
One Plan of Study
Strategic Deployment of Funds
Capacity building with CTE teachers about content, instruction, assessment
Piloting developed assessments
Analysis of pilots
Readjustments based on pilot analysis
Implementation of content, instruction, assessments aligned with industry standards
Technical Assessment Phases
►Rigorous and challenging
►Identify inherent academic content and teach through applied lessons
►Math in CTE Research project
►Full integration of academic course content and CTE content, allowing academic credit for CTE course
Create crosswalks of academic standards resident in CTE curriculum
Prioritize academic standards
Create clear processes for how to integrate academic content in CTE courses
Provide professional development on these processes
Share model lesson plans for academic integration
Help support Personal Professional Growth Plans
Help support “Communities of Practice” learning cohorts
(not program area) -- web site:
Share best practices
Focus on the student:
More focused planning per needs
Continue full range of supplemental services
Continue Individual Education Programs including CTE needs and transition support
Recipients indicate specific strategies in Perkins Local Plans
CTE Program standards includes accessibility assurances that are reviewed
CCCS “Discipline Teams” to review program content
State advisory councils, focus groups
Approved CTE programs must have local business/industry advisory committees
Collaboration with trade/professional organizations
Explore viable workforce data system options
Summary: Perkins implementation is an important key to student success and to building a skilled and competitive workforce!
“I want more of our students to consider college and post-high school training as viable options after graduation – and I want them to be fully prepared for those opportunities.”
-- Colorado Governor Bill Ritter