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Technical Assistance

Questions about CTE are answered by experts on federal, state, and local policy, funding, coding, compliance, teacher certification, industry-based certifications, work-based learning, CTSOs, college and industry partnerships and much more.  Technical assistance is a complimentary service offered by CTAT to every stakeholder in public education. 

Program Evaluation

CTAT’s advising services and data driven program evaluation are fee-based and include key findings and actionable recommendations.  Services are customizable to address areas of need such as compliance, funding, long-range planning, and systemic improvement.  Program evaluation and advising are provided by qualified staff and include on-going support.

  • Transitioning to Programs of Study
  • Course Guide Pre-requisite and Credit Hour Review
  • Alignment of Industry-based Certifications
  • Graduations Requirements and CTE
  • Teacher Certification Requirements
  • Finance and Budget Coding
  • PEIMS Coding Audit
  • Performance Data Validation
  • Student Information Systems
  • Program Access and Non-Discrimination
  • Facility Evaluation and Planning
  • Budgeting and Inventory
  • Preparation for MOA Site Visit
  • College and Industry Partnerships


Let us bring customized training to you to meet your needs and your budget or attend CTAT events for comprehensive training and workshops led by experienced CTE practitioners.

CTE Training for Counselors

Developed for counselors new and experienced counselors implementing changes to state policy and college and career readiness.

  • The Role of CTE in State Accountability
  • Meeting Graduation Requirements Through Academics and CTE
  • Course Sequencing and Pre-requisites for Personal Graduation Plans
  • How to Transcript Dual Credit
  • Accurate PEIMS coding
  • Serving Special Populations

CTE Training for New Administrators

Designed for administrators responsible for CTE programs at the district level that have fewer than three years of experience. Participants are trained on critical functions of the role, essential go-to resources, and the administrator’s annual calendar of activities.

  • Administrative Policies and Procedures
  • Legal and Ethical Practices for CTE
  • Federal and State Policy
  • Federal and State Funding
  • State Accountability
  • Program Evaluation and Planning
  • Teacher Certification
  • Accurate PEIMS Coding
  • Integrating Academics and CTE
  • College and Industry Partnerships
  • Resources for College and Career Readiness

Coming Soon: CTE Training for Curriculum and Instructional Support

  • Teacher-led Curriculum Development
  • Instructional Oversight and Coaching
  • Terminology and Best Practices in Cultural Diversity
  • Differentiated Instruction for Special Populations
  • Classroom Management and Safety in CTE Settings
  • Professional Learning Communities
  • Curriculum Selection Criteria

CTE Training for New Teachers

For teachers with three or fewer years in the CTE classroom, this interactive workshop is focused on instructional techniques, classroom management, and safety.

  • Classroom Management and Safety in CTE Settings
  • Effective Strategies for Project-Based Learning
  • Lesson and Activity Planning
  • Terminology and Best Practices in Cultural Diversity
  • Putting Technology to Work for You
  • Responsibilities Unique to CTE Teachers


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