CTE Partnership Grant: Enhancing Teaching and Student Leadership in the Career Cluster of: Architecture and Construction; Arts; A/V Technology and Communications; Government and Public Admin;

Division: Educational Standards and Programs
Office: Career and Technical Education

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Purpose: The Career and Technical Education Partnership (CTEP) grant is a comprehensive statewide initiative to address implementation of all 16 career clusters and related Career and Technical Student Organizations (CTSOs). This NGO will focus on the systemic statewide planning and implementation of activities related to the career and technical education (CTE) programs in Architecture, Construction, and six other clusters. The CTEP priorities over the next three years include: identification and/or development of resources and sample curriculum to assist New Jersey secondary school districts and postsecondary CTE program in developing quality CTE programs of study; to create a statewide model for at least one new CTE program of study; delivery of high-quality professional development for secondary school districts and/or postsecondary CTE programs; and administration and leadership of SkillsUSA to ensure activities are aligned to NJCCCS and industry standards. The CTEP program is a continuation grant awarded in the first year to Raritan Valley Community College. This NGO covers the second year of a four-year grant cycle. Based on the availability of state and federal resources, this second year of the grant program will begin September 1, 2010 and end on August 31, 2014. The award year will be September 1, 2010 through August 31, 2011.

Eligible Agencies: Public 2-year and 4-year institutions of higher education in the State of New Jersey. Raritan Valley Community College is the lead agency funded in year one of the multi-year grant program and is eligible to apply for continuation.

Approximate Number of Awards: 1 Grant Program Type: Continuation
Total Amt. Available: $440,000 Application Due Date: 6/9/2010