California CTE Course of Study Rollout

Presentation Category: 
Standards-Based Curriculum
Presentation Description: 
The CCSESA CTE committee created the new version of the CTE Course of Study for creating a standards-aligned CTE system. This guide is organized around the "Eleven Elements of a High-Quality CTE sytem" identified in the 2008-2012 California State plan for CTE and the "Nine Essential Program Components" providing a roadmap that will assist instructional leaders as they ensure CTE courses are aligned to the Career Pathway and Foudation Standards. Participants will gain an understanding of the role of the instructional leader and the available materials to assist in writing the school/district CTE plan or standards-aligned CTE curriculum. participants will receive templates for creating CTE plans and professional devlopment materials for training their CTE teams
Presentation Style
Lecture Style: 
Interactive Style: 
Lead Presenter
Lead Presenter Name: 
Dr. Ronda L. Adams
California CTE Course of Study Rollout
Additional Presenter 1
Additional Presenter 1: 
Pamela Good
Assistant Division Director, C & I
Los Angeles County Office of Education
Additional Presenter 2
Additional Presenter 2: 
Janet Harden
Senior Director, Student Programs
Solano County Office of Education
Additional Presenter 3
Additional Presenter 3: 
Alisa McCord
Coordinator, STC/HS Initiatives/Business Partnerships
Orange County Department of Education

Funding Opportunities

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act provides funding to states to replace cuts to K-12 and higher education for several purposes including teacher professional development for making progress toward rigorous college and career-ready standards.

Information links for funding professional development:

Using Recovery Funds to Drive School Reform and Improvement

AARA Title I Part A Funds

Implementing the Recovery Act

Implementation Ideas from the Field

Perkins Funding

The CCPC conference includes professional development topics for faculty, counselors, and administrators that meet requirements of the 2006 Perkins Act (Sections 122, 124, 134, and 135).

Information links for funding professional development:

Perkins IV (2006) Legislation

Perkins IV (2006) Policy Guidance