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Career & Technical Education


The Career & Technical Education (CTE) Program assists area school districts in increasing and improving career awareness and workforce opportunities for all students. ARESC provides supporting resources, through the CTE Coordinator, to enable public schools to initiate and maintain quality Career & Technical education programs. The CTE Coordinator encourages the development, implementation, and improvement of CTE programs for all districts in the cooperative service delivery area through the following services:

CTE Assessment Data Collection & Reporting
o CTE Assessment Report Data Disaggregation

Evaluation of CTE Programs
o ACE Technical Assistance Visits – Preparation, Attendance & Follow-up
o Teacher Information System Portal – Review & Follow-up

CTE Technical Assistance
o Professional Development Scheduling
o New CTE Instructor Assistance with Resources
o Policies & Procedures Interpretation
o Resource Distribution

CTE Initiatives Support
o Career Clusters/Pathways/Programs of Study
o Curriculum Frameworks
o End-of-Course Competency Testing
o Data Analysis for ADE Student Assessments
o Curriculum Support for Academic Attainment of CTE Students including LDC/MDC

Carl D. Perkins Consortia Administration/Assistance for Participating Districts
o Annual Application Preparation & Submission
o Budget Management
o Implementation of Perkins Mandates
o Completer Reports
o Placement Reports
o Certification Report Analysis and Review