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Transportation Industry Sector Program Summary

Program summary about the Transportation Industry Sector and the roles of the CDE.

Purpose

The Transportation Industry Sector project is designed to develop curriculum, standards, assessment strategies, learning opportunities and partnerships for teachers, students, guidance personnel, curriculum planners, and education and labor partners. The project provides the tools, resources, strategies, activities and standards to assure that students are offered challenging, relevant academic and career-related experiences that provide awareness of the many career opportunities available within the Transportation Sector. 

Programs/Services

Services provided by the Career and Workforce Innovations Unit staff are:

Outcomes

Results include:

Funding

CDE Career and Workforce Innovations Unit staff time to administer, monitor, advise, and consult on industry sector activity is provided through the federal Carl D. Perkins grant.

Students Served

Transportation Industry Sector curriculum spans grades seven through adult. Components of the curriculum are present in middle schools’ Exploring Technology Education programs. At the high school and adult levels, curriculum is present in a variety of transportation-based offerings including Principles of Technology and other transportation-related programs in high schools, adult schools and Regional Occupational Centers and Programs.

Contact Information

The Transportation Industry Sector is Administered by:

Dara Dubois, Education Programs Consultant

Career Technical Education Leadership and Instructional Support Office
Career and College Transition Division
California Department of Education
1430 N Street, Suite 4202
Sacramento, CA 95814

Questions:   Dara Dubois | ddubois@cde.ca.gov | 916-445-7754
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