Partners will meet Sept. 5 for Tech Prep and OCTA meetings

Southwest Ohio career tech partners will meet Friday, Sept. 5, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Great Oaks Instructional Resource Center for a combined Tech Prep and OCTA meeting.  The Tech Prep portion of the meeting, from 9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., will include postsecondary partners and feature updates and discussion about CTE-26/POS support, regional calendar, pathway opportunities, postsecondary ...

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Oct. 6 Southwest Career Tech Meeting Features Hefty Agenda and Expert Presenters

Registration is open for the October 6 Southwest Regional Meeting of the ODE Office of Career-Technical Education.  The meeting is one of six focused on the significant changes impacting career-technical education programs and the resulting data and reporting requirements. All Career-Technical Planning Districts and associate schools are invited to register teams to attend the event. Your school’s team could include your ...

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ODE Releases Draft Guidance for Middle School Program Implementation

The Ohio Department of Education has released draft guidance to support implementation of career tech programs in middle schools. In general, grade 7, 8 and 9 programs can be approved under VM curriculum code or a VT curriculum code. With VM curriculum coding, only the first course in the career field and/or career field pathway maybe offered. Course hours may range ...

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Ohio Budget Bill Contains Career Tech Changes

Ohio House Bill 487, the mid-biennium budget revision signed by Gov. John Kasich in June, contains requirements related to career counseling, providing career-technical education for Grades 7-12, how industry credentials apply to high school graduation and transfer of high school credit to colleges.  Highlights of the specific career tech aspects of the bill include career advising, middle school career tech, ...

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