State or Federal?
The California Career Technical Education Incentive Grant (CTEIG) program is established as a state education, economic, and workforce development initiative with the goal of providing pupils in kindergarten through grade twelve (K–12) inclusive, with the knowledge and skills necessary to transition to employment and postsecondary education. The purpose of this program is to encourage, maintain, and strengthen the delivery of high-quality career technical education (CTE) programs.
Eligible Entities
K-12 School Districts, K-12 Schools, Local Public Agencies
Eligibility Notes
A grant recipient under this chapter may consist of one or more, or any combination, of the following: (a) School districts, (b) County offices of education, (c) Charter schools, (d) Regional occupational centers or programs operated by joint powers authorities, provided that the application has the written consent of each participating local educational agency.
Most Recent/Current Due Date
Nov 15, 2019
Due Date Notes
at 5:00 p.m.
Most Recent RFP Release Date
Sep 16, 2019
Match Required?
Match Notes
• For the funding term July 1 2019, through June 30, 2020, a local match of $2 for every $1 received from this program.
California Department of Education
Total Amount Available for All Grants
Competition Notes
Per Education Code Section (EC) 53070 the total amount appropriated for the program is designated as follows, unless otherwise determined by the State Superintendent of Public Instruction (SSPI) in collaboration with the Executive Director of the SBE:

a) For applicants with average daily attendance (ADA) in grades seven through twelve (7–12) of less than or equal to 140, 4 percent is designated.
b) For applicants with ADA in grades 7–12 of more than 140 and less than or equal to 550, 8 percent is designated.
c) For applicants with ADA in grades 7–12 of more than 550, 88 percent is designated.

The ADA determination is based on the second principal reporting period for 2018–19 for grades 7–12. The sum of the ADA for each of the constituent entities will be used for applicants applying as part of a consortium and for regional occupational centers and programs (ROCPs).

For purposes of determining the grant awards, positive consideration will be given to applicants with the following characteristics:
a) Serving unduplicated pupils as defined in EC Section 42238.02
b) Serving pupil subgroups that have higher than average dropout rates as identified by the State Superintendent of Public Instruction (SSPI)
c) Located in an area of the state with a high unemployment rate
d) Positive consideration will also be given to programs that successfully leverage one or both of the following:
(i) Existing structures, requirements, and resources of the federal Strengthening Career Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (Perkins V), or its successor, California Partnership Academies, or Agricultural Career Technical Education Incentive Grants
(ii) Contributions from industry, labor, and philanthropic sources
e) Engage in regional collaboration with postsecondary educational institutions, including the Community College’s Strong Workforce Program (SWP) consortium operating in their respective geographic areas, or other LEAs to align career pathway instruction with postsecondary program requirements
f) Make significant investment in CTE infrastructure, equipment, and facilities
g) Operate within rural school districts
h) Offer an existing high-quality regional-based CTE program as joint powers agency (JPA) or a County Office of Education (COE).
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