Ensuring that CTE Classes Address All Aspects of the Industry

Presentation Files: 
Presentation Category: 
Standards-Based Curriculum
Presentation Description: 
Perkins IV requires that programs assisted with federal funds provide students with strong experience in and understanding of “all aspects of an industry.” What does that mean? Why should all aspects of an industry be incorporated into CTE courses specific to each industry sector? This workshop will address these questions.
Presentation Style
Lecture Style: 
Interactive Style: 
Lead Presenter
Lead Presenter Name: 
Russell Weikle

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