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           A Newsletter from Career and Technical Education  
              Washington                                               February 2014 
 
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CTE INTERNSHIP APPLICATION -- NOW OPEN

 

If your district plans to have someone participate in the internship program, applications need to be submitted to Betty Klattenhoff by 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday, February 19, 2014.

 

Please address application packet to:

Betty Klattenhoff, Director

Career and Technical Education

Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction

PO Box 47200

Olympia, WA 98504-7200

 

No more than one application per district may be submitted. Approximately 20 applicants may be selected for the program. The letter and application are posted here.

 

 

PERKINS

  • The CTE program office will be distributing carry over funds from program year 2012-13.  Districts may see a slight increase in their district's Perkins allocation in February.
  • A few districts have not received final approval on current year Perkins 5-Year Grant.
    • Applications in "Needs More Work" status
      • Districts need to make the necessary adjustments to their Perkins application as requested by the CTE program office in order for OSPI to process and final approve the grant.  
    • Districts in "Pending" status  
      • Districts are missing a Perkins Performance Improvement Plan (PPIP) or an End of Year report (form package 477).
 
CEDARS
  • The 2014-15 CEDARS Manual and Appendices will be released sometime in February. CTE did not have any changes.
  • There are no dropped CIP codes for the 2014-15 school year.
  • There are changes in the CEDARS Appendices and CIP code chart to the 2014-15 school year. All changes are in red.
  • The following new CIP codes will be added in the 2014-15 school year:
    • 110701 - Introduction to Computer Science
    • 120501 - Baking and Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef
    • 512210 - Global Health
Upcoming Learning Opportunities

 

Anatomy and Physiology Live Webcast

Febuary 6, 2014 | Deadline to register is February 5, 2014

 

Applied Math Workshops

February 21, 2014 | Yakima

 

Microsoft IT Academy

Virtual Learning | Second Thursday of every month | 8-9 a.m. 

 

Spring WAVA Conference

February 24-25, 2014 | Vancouver

 

The GRuB Institute

February 26-28, 2014 | Olympia

 

WA-ACTE Summer Conference

August 3-6, 2014 | Yakima

General Information
 
February 2014
 

February 5, 2014 | Olympia

 

GRADS Early Achievers Project

Due February 24, 2014 | Form Package 679

 

JWG Leadership Conference

March 5, 2014 | Volunteers Needed

 

Precision Exams

The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction and Precision Exams (www.precisionexams.com) are excited to announce our new partnership to deliver standardized CTE assessments statewide.

 

Agricultural Education

For the most recent news in Agricultural Education, click here for the February 2014 AG Ed Update.

 

Please contact Rebecca Wallace, Agricultural Education Program Supervisor, with any questions or feedback you have at (360) 725-6244 or rebecca.wallace@k12.wa.us.

Skilled and Technical Sciences
Click here for the February 2014 Skilled and Technical Sciences newsletter.
 
Questions: Please contact Denny Wallace, Program Supervisor, (360) 725-6241 or dennis.wallace@k12.wa.us.
  
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