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Career Technical Education Facilities Program

Proposition 51 CTE Facilities Program

Proposition 51 includes $500 million to construct/modernize CTE facilities as well as purchase equipment on comprehensive high school sites. Joint Powers Authorities currently operating CTE programs may qualify for modernization funds.

On August 23, 2017, the State Allocation Board approved $125 million for the next Career Technical Education Facilities Program (CTEFP) funding cycle. Applications (PDF) are now being accepted through November 29th. This is a competitive grant process and applications must score at least 105 points for consideration of funding.

Individual forms and appendices: Form A (PDF), Form B (PDF), Appendix A (PDF), Appendix B (PDF), Appendix C (PDF).

Frequently Asked Questions | DOC

The September 26th webinar on the CDE's Application Process External link opens in new window or tab. (Video; 31:23) is now available for viewing.

In addition, a second webinar on CDE's Application Process External link opens in new window or tab. will be available on Thursday, October 12th at 4PM.

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Additional Career Technical Education Resources

Career Technical Educational Model Curriculum Standards are written for grades seven through twelve and specify learning goals in 58 career pathways organized around 15 industry sectors.

Adopted Career Technical Education Framework (PDF) is designed to guide curriculum discussions at the local level and the development of a rigorous and relevant career technical education curriculum that increases student achievement.

Career Technical Education Requirements for School Construction Projects at High Schools

The New Construction application (Form SFPD 4.07) (DOC) requires school districts to consult with its career technical education advisory committee if the project is located on a high school (per Education Code Section 17070.52). In addition, Education Code Section 17070.95 requires districts to certify to the State Allocation Board their consultation with their career technical education advisory committee.

Further information on career and technical education advisory committees:

Sources for Career and Technical Education Advisory Committees

Suggested Structure of Career and Technical Advisory Committees

Senate Bill 13 (Chapter 519, Statutes of 2007) Requirements

Senate Bill 13 (Chapter 519, States of 2007) added California Education Code Section 17070.52. This section requires the California Department of Education (CDE) to collect information from Local Educational Agencies (LEAs) on how the needs of Career Technical Education (CTE) are being met. For each new construction project, the LEA must report whether a CTE component is included as part of the project. If not, the LEA must explain how it intends on meeting the CTE needs of the students housed in the project. The applicant must also provide the date on which the CTE advisory committee was consulted. Pursuant to this section, the CDE is required to produce a quarterly report to the Office of Public School Construction.

2014 Quarterly Reports

Combined Quarterly Reports - 2008 through 2013

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Last Reviewed: Friday, October 13, 2017
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