CTE-Teacher Preparation Pipeline Grants and RFAs
11-0090 Solicitation of Interest
10-0090 Solicitation of Interest
RFA (Released to Confirmed Participants Only)
Intent to Award
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 industry representatives, local Workforce Investment Boards, Regional Occupation Centers and Programs (ROCP), Adult Education Programs and labor organizations.
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.