Consortium: Central Lakes

Is this eligible for Perkins funding?

Are you wondering what expenditures are eligible for Perkins V funding?

Do you have an equipment needs in your CTE program that you are not sure qualify for purchase using Perkins funds?

This pdf may help answer those questions.

State-Recognized Programs of Study User Guide

This pdf book is the collaboration between Minnesota State and Minnesota Department of Ed in assisting school districts in development and implementation of quality programs of study within their schools.  Quality programs of study provide students the opportunity to participate and engage in high-quality career and technical education that meets business and industry standards and rigor.  This includes the incorporation of foundational knowledge and skills, employability skills, and core academic knowledge.


Awarding Core Academic Credit through Career and Technical Education Courses

For students in grades 9-12, Minnesota Statute §120B.024 defines minimum credit requirements for graduation. This statute also allows for credit equivalencies within career and technical education programs. This pdf provides a chart showing a basic reference point and if career and technical courses might be eligible equivalents for traditional coursework.

Career Program Advisory Committee Handbook

Everyone who manages a career and technical education (CTE) program in Minnesota knows that advisory committees are required. At the secondary level, they are written into state statute.

This handbook was developed to help you learn how to build and sustain a strong and active advisory committee

CTE Licenses FAQ

What does it mean to have a CTE license?

This pdf was developed to answer this and other related questions around CTE licensure.

Work-Based Learning 101

What is Work-Based Learning?  How does a school get approval for a WBL program?

This pdf was developed to answer some of the basic questions about WBL.