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Career Technical Education News & Trainings

CTE in the News

Delta College has allocated millions of dollars to provide up to 1,000 students with paid internships published April 20, 2021

Accelerating learning as we build back better published April 5, 2021

UC Merced to allow automatic admission for many local graduating high school students published March 15, 2021

How California's Central Valley Became a Tech Hot Spot! published March 11, 2021


Funding & Reporting for CTE 7-12

  • Available Funding Announcements through California Department of Education
    • Support Service Desk: Email: calpads-support [ahtsym] cde [dhotsym] ca [dhotsym] gov or Phone: 916-325-9210
  • General Fund
    • To ensure the sustainability of CTE staff and programs, be sure to write CTE into LCFF plans
    • Article: approaches to CTE funding through the general fund
  • Industry Partnerships
  • K12 Strong Workforce
    • The Chancellors office expenditures and progress reporting in NOVA
    • Round 3 awards posted in NOVA.
    • Round 4 RFA – Estimated roll out of RFA in August/September 2021.
    • Technical Assistance and Information through California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office
    • Capital Outlay Requests Google Forms or Fillable PDF For approval send to drowe [ahtsym] stancoe [dhotsym] org and janice [dhotsym] offenbach [ahtsym] reedleycollege [dhotsym] edu
  • NOVA
    • Data Upload in NOVA: How to Upload Data Files to Cal-PASS Plus.
    • For NOVA Help Access
    • For more information on NOVA support use the Help feature or contact Christopher Anderson canderson [ahtsym] cccco [dhotsym] edu or Alejandro Sandoval asandoval [ahtsym] cccco [dhotsym] edu
  • Perkins V
    • CLNA Template
    • Deadlines for the application process, described in the "Status" tab of the application, were extended to May 28, 2021.
      • PGMS Application available now
      • CDE approval deadline June 18, 2021 with GAN by July 1, 2021
      • Assistance and information through CDE, Contact Char Cowand 
  • Workforce Development WIOA (Title 1)

CTE Political and Education Policy

  1. Capital Advisors Group & Digital Advisors: Video 5-20-21 (Politics & Tech)
  2. CITE Legislative Update
  3. CWPJAC California Workforce Pathways Joint Advisory Committee,  
    • Future Meeting Dates: July 16 @ 10:30am, September TBD, November 5 @ 10:30am.
  4. ACTE Policy Watch: Blog posted weekly (CTE data reporting)
  5. ACSA
    1. Common Purpose, Uncommon Times, Monday’s Live at 5:30 PM
    2. Legislative Lunch Break, Wednesday’s Live @1pm
    3. Governmental Relations for CTE Derick Lennox
  6. ACSA: May Revision of California 2020-2021 State Budget
  7. Community College Chancellors Office: 2021-22 May Revise Joint Analysis
  8. State Board of Education, Meeting Dates 2021-22

CTE Professional Development

  1. MJC, Comunidata Summer Enlace Supporting Latinx students through workshops
  2. California CTE (ACTE) Career Tech Summit July 18-22, 2021 
  3. CRC, CTE instructor Training July 23-31 Full day training
  4. iCEV, CTE Inspired Virtual conference, July 27-29, 2021
  5. CRC, CTE Teacher Level 2 Training, August 9 through December 17 (weekends)
  6. Ready for Work, Regional CTE Conference, September 1-2, 2021, 3-5 PM 
  7. CTE Leadership Development Institute Brochure October 2021- May 2022 
  8. ACSA Leadership Summit, November 4-6, 2021

CTE Resources

  1. ACTE CTE & Leveraging Federal Relief Funds at the Local Level
  2. CDE, CTE Fact Sheet for CTE Leaders
  3. Advanced Transportation and Logistics Website
  4. Central Mother Lode Regional Consortium: Website and Strong Workforce Regional Plan
  5. Centers of Excellence: Labor Market Research
  6. California Adult Education Website
  7. California Association for Career Technical Education, CAACTE Online learning Center
  8. CalPass+ Launch Board
  9. CAROCP: The Association of Career and College Readiness Organizations
  10. CCI: Measures of college and career readiness
  11. CTE Distance Teaching and Learning  Newsletter 
  12. CTE Online: A one-stop-shop for CTE educator resources
  13. California Career Zone
  14. California Center for Job: August 2020 Jobs Report
  15. California Center Resource Network, Career and College Readiness Lessons
  16. California Department of Education CTE Resources
  17. California Forward: Manufacturing Ecosystem in CA
  18. Dual Enrollment Blueprint
  19. Get Focused Stay Focused Career Curriculum and Zoom Session Recordings
  20. Legacy Health Endowment Video Game Guide and Social Media Safety
  21. Linked Learning Work-Based Learning Resources
  22. Modesto Junior College CTE Transitions
  23. Partnership Industry and Education 2020 Winners (program to watch)
  24. Paxton Patterson: Classroom Micro Lab Rotations
  25. Paxton Patterson: Spend Down Ideas for CTEIG & K12SWP
  26. Preparing for Life After High School a course for students by Kevin J Fleming
  27. SAMR model the role of technology to support learning or SAMR in 120 Seconds Video
  28. Stanislaus Community Foundation Scholarships 
  29. Stanislaus Cradle to Career Partnership Website 

COVID Resources

  1. ACTE Online COVID Resources and tools
  2. CDC school guidance crosswalk Feb 18, 2021
  3. California Department of Education Reopening Schools
  4. California Department of Public Health Reopening Framework & Checklist Rev. Jan. 14, 2021
  5. COVID-19 National resource on re-opening schools
  6. Stanislaus Public Health
  7. Union School Reopening Proposal 

CTE Board of Managers, Stanislaus-Mother Lode

Shared File on Google Drive

Next Meeting: August 26, 2021, at 3:00 pm via Zoom


Contact Us

1325 H Street
Modesto, CA 95354

Key Contacts

Deborah Rowe

Deborah Rowe

Director III - K-12 CTE Pathway Coordinator, Educational Consultant VOLT Institute, Cradle to Career Lead