Program Approval Forms are used when a district is applying for program approval in a Career and Technical Education (CTE) area or when the Perkins region is up for the five-year renewal, as designated in Minnesota Rules 3505.
Secondary Career and Technical Education Program Approval Rubrics - 9/27/12
The Program Approval Rubrics identify minimal standards and quality indicators for elements of a state-approved career and technical education program. A district must meet at least the minimal standard in each element of the rubrics to gain state approval for its career and technical education program.
A new data tool that students can use to determine which fields have the best opportunities for jobs and wages from various programs of study was unveiled recently by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). The tool will give students a clearer picture of the Minnesota labor market and what fields of study offer favorable career opportunities,” said DEED Commissioner Katie Clark Sieben. “At the same time, planners can use the tool to develop training and educational programs that fit employer needs.