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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 08-581



Availability of 2008-2009 Career and Technical Education Curriculum Grants

[38 Pa.B. 1492]
[Saturday, March 29, 2008]

   Applications for curriculum grant funding are invited. The project period is July 1, 2008, to June 30, 2009. The maximum amount per project is $25,000.

1.  Eligibility Requirements

   Funding is available on a competitive basis to career and technical education centers/area vocational-technical schools that offer approved career and technical education programs. The participating high schools that are part of the articles of agreement with the eligible CTC/AVTS must commit to raising the academic rigor for their CTE students. Each district must commit to increasing their CTE students academic achievement by 11% in reading and 13% in math as measured by the PSSA, within the grant period. Funding preference is provided to CTCs that have received designation as High.

2.  Application Deadline

   Applications are due May 2, 2008, by 5 p.m.

3.  How to apply

   The Department of Education (Department) has implemented an internet-based E-Grant system that that requires eligible applicants to apply for funding online. The grant guidelines will be available on Department's web site: On the left side, click on Pre K-12 Schools, Career and Technical Education, Grants and Funding and Funding Sources. This page provides a listing of the various funding guidelines. Click on Committed to Excellence Curriculum Grant.

4.  Questions Concerning the Grant Application

   Questions concerning the grant application should be addressed to John Bonchalk, General Vocational Education Advisor, Department of Education, Bureau of Career and Technical Education, Data Analysis, Assessment and Contracts Division, 333 Market Street, 11th Floor, Harris-burg, PA 17126-0333, (717) 772-4853, jbonchalk@state.


[Pa.B. Doc. No. 08-581. Filed for public inspection March 28, 2008, 9:00 a.m.]

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