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Partnerships, activities, and grant opportunities that reflect the work and spirit of helping students achieve success through career and technical education.

Academic & Technical Integration

  • Assessment
    • Career and Technical Education Professional Development and Formative Performance Assessments PDF   12/10/2013 (2.24 MB)
      Career and Technical Education Professional Development and Formative Performance Assessments - The Oregon Department of Education, the Department of Community Colleges and Workforce Development, and EPIC worked together to provide training to collaborative groups of CTE and Academic educators to create authentic performance assessments aligned to the CCSS.

Grant Opportunities

  • Course Equivalency Pilot Projects Grant - due March 4, 2016 MS-Word  New 02/10/2016 (58.91 KB)
    This grant provides funds to three schools interested in exploring opportunities to provide core academic content credit through CTE courses. The grants are $20,000 per school and used to pay for staff time and travel related to the activities of the grant. Public high schools in Oregon that have CTE Programs of Study are eligible to apply.
  • CTE Summer Programs Grant - due February 5, 2016 MS-Word  01/04/2016 (109.68 KB)
    The CTE Summer Programs project supports development and implementation of middle school and high school summer programs linked to existing high wage and high demand CTE Programs of Study. The eligible fiscal agent can be a public school district, ESD, community college, or university.

  • Secondary Career Pathway Funding– release of allocations January, 2016
    Career Pathway Funding Allocation – release of allocations January, 2016 The Secondary Career Pathways Funding was established by the Oregon Legislature through HB 3072. This is a first attempt at a sustained funding source for Career and Technical Education (CTE). It is intended that the funds allocated through this program will incentivize intensive CTE Programs of Study that lead to high wage and high demand occupations.
  • CTE Revitalization Grant - application closed    
    The CTE Revitalization Grant is a competitive grant program established in 2011 through HB 3362. The grants are used to enhance collaboration between education providers and employers to revitalize new or existing CTE programs of study. Grants are awarded each biennium.

  • Oregon FIRST Robotics Grant– application reopens May, 2016
    The Oregon FIRST Robotics Grant is a competitive grant that supports new and existing FIRST Lego League (FLL), FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC), and FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) teams in Oregon public schools.

Program of Study

Student Leadership Organizations

  • Student Leadership Organizations    
    Several student leadership organizations exist to provide students co-curricular opportunities to apply what they learn, develop practical skills, compete, socialize, and become leaders.

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  • Tom Thompson Email    (503) 947-5790
    Secondary and Post Secondary Transitions - Ed. Specialist, Industrial & Engineering Systems
  • Laura Roach Email    (503) 947-5656
    Secondary and Post Secondary Transitions - Director