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Career Technical Education

Learn to Build

Learn to Build class for high school students, offered by Marin Regional Occupation Program, begins on January 13, 2016.  This 18-week class is held at Redwood High School.  High school students can earn credits up to 5 units and may qualify for summer internship employment with a construction professional.  For more information contact your School to Career Center or the ROP Office at 415-491-6639. 

UCCI Institute for Marin County 

UCCI Institute for Marin County will be offered at the Marin County Office of Education, January 28-30, 2016.  At the UCCI Institute, teachers collaborate in the development of innovative high school Career Technical Education (CTE) courses that integrate academic subjects such as English, history and mathematics with the content and skills of various career technical education sectors. The results are CTE courses that meet the University of California "A-G" requirements. Click here for more information and to register for the workshop.

Institute expenses, including substitute teacher coverage, will be paid through the Career Pathways Grant.  District/school commitments will include release time for "teacher teams" that will be developing the courses on January 29 and January 30, 2016.

California Career Technical Education Incentive Grant (CTEIG) 

The California Department of Education (CDE) has announced the availability $400 million in funding from the California Career Technical Education Incentive Grant (CTEIG).  The goal is to provide pupils in K-12 with the knowledge and skills necessary to transition to employment and postsecondary education.  $400 million in funding will be available in 2015-16, $300 million in 2016-17 and $200 million in 2017-18.


At this point we know that Part 1 of the application will be available on November 13, 2015.  Successful  completion of Part I will allows applicants to proceed to Part 2.  Final date for the application is November 30, 2015. 


As with prior CTE Grant opportunities, such as School to Career and Career Pathways, Marin County Office of Education will take the lead in developing a countywide consortium application for funding.  Using the successful Career Pathways model, input and support from district administrators will be needed during this process.


Click here for more information and to access the application.