Evaluating CTE Program Quality at the Local Level

Presentation Category: 
Assessment and Accountability
Presentation Description: 
High quality CTE programs have eleven the key elements evident in Perkins IV and the California State CTE Plan. CDE drafted a tool to evaluate program quality and identify gaps. Solano County, working with its districts, modified the tool and is using it to improve CTE locally. Join a discussion of the evaluation tool from the state, county and local perspective.
Presentation Style
Lecture Style: 
Interactive Style: 
Lead Presenter
Lead Presenter Name: 
Russell Weikle
Additional Presenter 1
Additional Presenter 1: 
Janet Harden
Senior Director CTE/Workforce Development
Solano County Office 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