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CTE Data Collection Survey Template FY 2019-20

Career Technical Education Data Collection survey template for completers of 2019-20.

Career Technical Education Postsecondary Status of CTE Completer Survey Template

The Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (Perkins V) established new career technical education (CTE) performance indicators and modified federal reporting requirements (formerly, E2 reporting) for CTE Completers. All local educational agencies (LEAs) operating CTE programs are now required to submit postsecondary status data of their CTE Completers, regardless of whether they received Perkins V funding. Both the CTE Incentive Grant (CTEIG) and the Kindergarten through Grade Twelve Strong Workforce Program (K–12 SWP) grant programs require LEAs to annually submit additional CTE Completer information to the California Department of Education (CDE) to remain eligible for future funding. Failure to report postsecondary status data for completers will result in LEAs being excluded from the next round(s) of grant funding, no exceptions will be made.

To alleviate the administrative burden of collecting CTE Completer data for three separate programs, the CDE has created the CTE Completer Postsecondary Status Survey template (see below) for your optional use. LEAs are required to survey students six months after leaving secondary education, which is about the December/January timeframe.Once all of the data has been compiled, LEAs should upload all student level data into their Student Information System and then export the data into the California Longitudinal Pupil Achievement Data System (CALPADS) through the Postsecondary Status (PSTS) file. We have provided a “Mapping Guide to CALPADS Postsecondary Transition Status (PSTS) File”, which maps each question and associated responses to the CALPADS fields on the PSTS file.

Reporting LEAs are required to survey all CTE Completers who left secondary education in 2019–20, completed a CTE sequence of courses of 300 hours or more, and passed the capstone course. This should include any student who was a CTE Completer at any time during high school, and exited secondary education in 2019–20 with a School Completion status, meeting one of the following:

  • Graduated, standard high school (HS) diploma (100)
  • Students with Disabilities Certification of Completion (120)
  • Adult education HS diploma (250)
  • Received a HS Equivalency Certificate (320)
  • Passed the California HS Proficiency Exam (and no standard diploma) (330)
  • Completed grade twelve without completing graduation requirements, not grad (360)

The LEA’s CALPADS staff can help identify these students. The numbers in parentheses listed above are the CALPADS codes to help LEA CALPADS staff identify the appropriate students.

If you have any questions regarding this survey template, please contact the CTE Leadership Support Office, by phone at 916-322-5050, or by email at ctedata@cde.ca.gov.

Career Technical Education Completer Postsecondary Status Survey Template

(Used to survey CTE Completers)

  1. Are you enrolled in one of the following educational or training programs? Select the one that best applies. If you are not enrolled in any educational or training program, do not check any.
    • Four-year College/University
    • Community college
    • Vocational or technical school (two-year degree program)
    • High School Equivalency Test Preparation Program  
    • Vocational or technical school (certificate program)
    • Regional Occupational Program (ROP)  
    • Work Force Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Supported Program  
    • Non-Workability Employment Program
    • Adult Training Program
    • State Apprenticeship Program
    • Other Job Training Program
  2. If you checked one of the above for question 1, was the program:
    • Public
    • Private Nonprofit
    • For Profit
  3. Are you enlisted in the military?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. Are you incarcerated?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. Are you employed?
    • Yes, Full-time or part-time employment with compensation at or above minimum wage
    • Yes, Full-time or part-time employment with compensatio less than minimum wage
    • Yes, Other type of employment
    • No
  6. Are you enrolled in one of the following? (Only check if applicable):
    • Peace Corps
    • Ameri Corps
  7. If none of the above options apply, check one of the following:
    • None of the options apply
    • I decline to respond
  8. If you are employed, what type of business or in what field are you employed? Check the industry that best represents the type of employment.
    • Agriculture and Natural Resources
    • Arts, Media, and Entertainment
    • Building and Construction Trades
    • Business and Finance
    • Education, Child Development, and Family Services
    • Energy, Environment, and Utilities
    • Engineering and Architecture
    • Fashion and Interior Design
    • Information and Communication Technologies
    • Health Science and Medical Technology
    • Hospitality, Tourism, and Recreation
    • Manufacturing and Product Development
    • Marketing, Sales, and Service
    • Transportation
    • Public Services
    • Other
  9. Have you received one of the following?
    • Industry-recognized credential (e.g. Serv-Safe, NIMS, AWS, etc.)
    • Certificate issued by a post-secondary institution
    • Degree awarded by a postsecondary institution
    • License issued by the State of California (e.g. Cosmetology, CNA, etc.)
    • Other measure of technical skill attainment (e.g. third-party certification, NOCTI, Certiport, etc.)
    • None of the above

Mapping Guide to the California Longitudinal Pupil Achievement Data System Postsecondary Transition Status File

(for local educational agency internal use)

  1. Are you enrolled in one of the following educational or training programs? Select the one that best applies. If you are not enrolled in any educational or training program, do not check any. Populate Field 17.12–Postsecondary Status Code with the appropriate code from the Postsecondary Status Code Set as follows:
    • Four-year College/University (map to Code 200)
    • Community college (210)
    • Vocational or technical school (two-year degree program) (220)
    • High School Equivalency Test Preparation Program (300)
    • Vocational or technical school (certificate program) (310)
    • Regional Occupational Program (ROP) (320)
    • Work Force Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Supported Program (330)
    • Non-Workability Employment Program (340)
    • Adult Training Program (350)
    • State Apprenticeship Program (360)
    • Other Job Training Program (370)
  2. If you checked one of the above for question 1, was the program: Populate Field 17.13–Educational Institution Type with the appropriate code from the Educational Institution Type Code Set as follows:
    • Public (map to 10)
    • Private Nonprofit (20)
    • For Profit (30)
  3. Are you enlisted in the military? If response is "yes" populate  Field 17.12–Postsecondary Status Code with Code 400–Military Enlistment.
    • Yes
    • No
  4. Are you incarcerated? If response is "yes" populate Field 17.12–Postsecondary Status Code with Code 900–Incarcerated.)
    • Yes
    • No
  5. Are you employed? If response is “yes” populate Field 17.12–Postsecondary Status Code with the appropriate code from the Postsecondary Status Code Set  as follows:
    • Yes, Full-time or part-time employment with compensation at or above minimum wage (map to 910)
    • Yes, Full-time or part-time employment with compensation less than minimum wage (map to 920)
    • No
  6. Are you enrolled in one of the following? (Only check if applicable) If checked, populate Field 17.12–Postsecondary Status Code with the appropriate code from the Postsecondary Status Code Set as follows:
    • Peace Corps  (map to 500)
    • Ameri Corps (map to 510)
  7. If none of the above options apply, check one of the following: Populate Field 17.12–Postsecondary Status Code with the appropriate code from the Postsecondary Status Code Set as follows:
    • None of the options apply (map to 940)
    • I decline to respond (map to 960)
  8. If you are employed, what type of business or in what field are you employed? Check which industry best represents the type of employment) Populate Field 17.14–Industry Field, with the appropriate code from the Career Technical Education Industry Field Code Set as follows:
    • Agriculture and Natural Resources (Map to code AGR)
    • Arts, Media, and Entertainment (ART)
    • Building and Construction Trades (BLD)
    • Business and Finance (FIN)
    • Education, Child Development, and Family Services (EDU)
    • Energy, Environment, and Utilities (NRG)
    • Engineering and Architecture (ENG)
    • Fashion and Interior Design (FSN)
    • Information and Communication Technologies
    • Health Science and Medical Technology
    • Hospitality, Tourism, and Recreation (HOS)
    • Manufacturing and Product Development (MAN)
    • Marketing, Sales, and Service (MAR)
    • Transportation (TRA)
    • Public Services (PUB)
    • Other (OTH)
  9. Have you received one of the following? Populate Field 17.15–Post-High School Credential with the appropriate code from the Post-High School Credential Type Code Set as follows:
    • Industry-recognized credential (e.g. Serv-Safe, NIMS, AWS, etc.) (map to Code 10)
    • Certificate issued by a post-secondary institution (20)
    • Degree awarded by a postsecondary institution (30)
    • License issued by the State of California (e.g. Cosmetology, CNA, etc.) (40)
    • Other measure of technical skill attainment (e.g. third-party certification, NOCTI, Certiport, etc.) (50)
    • None of the above
Questions:   Career Technical Education Leadership Office | perkins@cde.ca.gov | 916-322-5050
Last Reviewed: Friday, December 4, 2020
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