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.
Carl D. Perkins:
This webpage provides links to information on Perkins Grants, Perkins Reserve Funds, Perkins Monitoring, Non-traditional Pathways, and Perkins Video Presentations.
CTE Achievements and Recognition:
Kansas has many outstanding career and technical education students and teachers. This webpage will recognize those who earned such status including the KS CTE Scholar and the Presidential CTE Scholar.
CTE Assessments / Skill Validation:
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
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:
This webpage provides links to the current Policies & Guidelines in existence for CTE programs in Kansas, such as Policy on Combining CTE Courses, Facilities Guidelines, Awarding Proficiency Credit and Instructor Resource Documents.
KSDE CTE Consultant Contact Information:
Link to a document listing the contact information for all KSDE CTE Consultants
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.
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.
Work Based Learning
This webpage contains information and links to documents that assist schools in designing professional leaning experiences for students enrolled in CTE Pathway courses.
Excel in CTE (Old SB155) / Credential Incentive Report (CIR):
This webpage provides information on the Excel in CTE (Old SB155) 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.
Career & Technical Education Quick Links:
CTE Main Page
CTE Table of Contents Page
CTE Listserv Sign-up
Kansas Civil Rights
Career and Technical Education
KSDE Secondary-Level CTE Contacts
Division of Learning Services
Career, Standards and Assessment
The Kansas State Department of Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities. (more information...)
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