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2008-2012 California State Plan For Career Technical Education: A Guide for High Quality Programs

Produced by California Community Colleges, California Department of Education


This California State Plan for Career Technical Education, approved in March 2008 by both the State Board of Education and the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges, establishes the vision, goals, and essential elements of a world-class career technical education system for the State of California. This plan features:

  • Background information about the current state of CTE in California
  • An overview of the context for CTE in California
  • An explanation of the vision, mission, guiding principles, and goals of an ideal statewide CTE system
  • Details about CTE funding, including state policies on the administration and usage of funds

Additional information is contained in 11 appendices.

WestEd experts were asked to facilitate the development and writing of the plan.

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Copyright: 2008
Format: PDF
Pages: 315
Publisher: California Community Colleges, California Department of Education