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Career Advancement Academy

CTE-Career Advancement Academy Grants and RFAs

10-0091 Solicitation of Interest


Purpose

Establish pipelines for undereducated, underemployed youth and young adults (18-30) who have dropped out of school or lack basic skills needed to complete a certificate or degree. The pipelines offer preparation for career technical training in various high demand CTE industry sectors, while continuing to provide academic preparation in a real world, experiential learning context.

Projects have a regional focus and use a phased or sequenced approach that is responsive to local and regional labor market demands. Projects include broad-based advisory committees made up of community college districts, business and indsutry representatives, local Workfoce Investment Boards, Regional Occupation centers and Programs (ROCP), Adult Education Programs and labor organizations.

Benefits

  • Program leverages other state agency resources (e.g., Workforce Investment Boards [WIB])
  • Meets local, regional, statewide and national needs of employment
  • Increases the likelihood of student matriculating to 4-year institutions 


 

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