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Career Standards and Assessment Services (CSAS) Menu

The following sub-menu can be used to navigate within the CSAS Team web pages.

CTE Table of Contents

 

16 Career Clusters:

Description: Links to the 16 cluster webpages that contain cluster specific information, including links to the Course Competency Profiles and Employment Outlook Information.

 

Business / Industry Partnerships:

Description: This webpage gives information about Advisory Committees, including a link to the “Advisory Committee Handbook”; information on the Kansas Advisory Committee for Career & Technical Education (KACCTE); and links to CTE Wage & Employment Data for all 16 Career Clusters.

 

Career & Technical Student Organizations CTSO’s:

Description: This webpage contains information about the eight KSDE supported CTSO’s in Kansas with links to the individual webpage for each.

 

Career Cluster Guidance Handbook:

Description: The Career Cluster Guidance Handbook contains Course Design Sheets for all Kansas Career Cluster Pathways, the Kansas Career Clusters & Pathways Chart, the Pathway C.I.P. Codes, the chart of Pathway Crossover Courses, Kansas Career Clusters Terminology, and information on creating Program Improvement Plans with SMART Goals.

 

                          Cluster Handbook - FY 18-19
                          2017-2018 Cluster Handbook

 

Carl D. Perkins:

Description: This webpage provides links to information on Perkins Grants, Perkins Reserve Funds, Perkins Monitoring, Non-traditional Pathways, and Perkins Video Presentations.

 

CTE Assessments / Skill Validation:

Description: This webpage provides information about End of Pathway Assessments (such as cPass, AAFCS Pre-PAC, National Health Science Assessment, etc.) and a link to a list of sample industry-recognized Assessments, Certifications, and Credentials (K-PAC)

 

CTE Fact Sheets

Description: This webpage provides access to KSDE Fact Sheets for secondary Career and Technical Education in Kansas. The documents give a brief overview of facts related to such topics as Pathway Changes, CTE Funding, Personal Finance Literacy, and Professional Learning Experience.

 

CTE Policies / Guidelines / Resources:

Description: This webpage provides links to the current Policies & Guidelines in existence for CTE programs in Kansas, such as Double-Up/Nesting Policy, Facilities Guidelines, Awarding Proficiency Credit and Instructor Resource Documents.

 

KSDE CTE Consultant Contact Information:

Description: Link to a document listing the contact information for all KSDE CTE Consultants

 

Pathways:

Description: This webpage contains links to all documents, User's Guides, PowerPoint Presentations and Forms necessary for completing new and/or maintenance Pathway applications, including information on Writing Pathway Improvement Plans utilizing SMART Goals.

 

Postsecondary Partnerships:

Description: This webpage contains information about, and links to all of the current Statewide Articulation Agreements, as well as, a link to the “Creating an Articulation Agreement” Guidance Document.

 

Professional Learning Experiences

Description: This webpage contains information and links to documents that assist schools in designing professional leaning experiences for students enrolled in CTE Pathway courses.

 

Senate Bill 155 / Credential Incentive Report (CIR):

Description: This webpage provides information on the Senate Bill 155 legislation that allows for payment of college tuition in certain circumstances and incentive payments for students obtaining specific professional credentials, included are charts listing the specific credentials that qualify for the incentive dollars and access to the reporting system.

 

 

Assistant Director Career and Technical Education
Stacy Smith
(785) 296-4351
slsmith@ksde.org

KSDE Secondary-Level CTE Contacts

Deputy Commissioner
Division of Learning Services
Brad Neuenswander
(785) 296-2303
bneuenswander@ksde.org

Director
Career, Standards and Assessment

Scott Smith
(785) 296-3142
sesmith@ksde.org

Assistant Director
Career and Technical Education

Stacy Smith
(785) 296-4351
slsmith@ksde.org

Assistant Director
Graduation

Branden Johnson
(785) 296-8447
bjohnson@ksde.org

Assistant Director
Assessment
Beth Fultz
(785) 296-2325
bfultz@ksde.org

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