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Career Technical Education Incentive Grant (CTEIG)

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Career Technical Education Incentive Grant (CTEIG) Request for Applications 2021-22

After reading the information below, the applicant will be required to provide the County-District-School (CDS) Code of the local educational agency (LEA) applying for the CTEIG funding and an e-mail address for the person completing the application.


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, inclusive, with the knowledge and skills necessary to transition to employment and postsecondary education. The purpose of this program is to encourage and maintain the delivery of career technical education (CTE) programs.

CTE Program Requirements

The recipients of the CTEIG funds are required to implement and maintain a CTE program meeting all of the following high quality CTE program requirements:
  1. Offer high quality curriculum and instruction aligned with the California CTE Model Curriculum Standards including, but not limited to, providing a coherent sequence of CTE courses that enable pupils to transition to postsecondary education programs that lead to a career pathway or attain employment upon graduation from high school
  2. Provide pupils with quality career exploration and guidance
  3. Provide pupil support services including counseling and leadership development
  4. Provide for system alignment, coherence, and articulation, including ongoing and structural regional or local partnerships with postsecondary educational institutions, with documented formal written agreements
  5. Forms ongoing and meaningful industry and labor partnerships, evidenced by written agreements and through participation on advisory committees and collaboration with business and labor organizations to provide opportunities for pupils to gain access to preapprenticeships, internships, industry certifications, and work-based learning opportunities as well as opportunities for industry to provide input to the career technical education programs and curriculum.
  6. Provides opportunities for pupils to participate in after school, extended day, and out-of-school internships, competitions, leadership development opportunities, career and technical education student organizations, and other work-based learning opportunities.
  7. Reflects regional or local labor market demands, and focuses on current or emerging high-skill, high-wage, or high-demand occupations, and is informed by the regional plan of the local Strong Workforce Program consortium.
  8. Leads to an industry-recognized credential or certificate, or appropriate postsecondary education or training, employment, or postsecondary degree.
  9. Staffed by skilled teachers (CTE credentialed teachers) or faculty and provide professional development opportunities for those teachers or faculty members
  10. Provides opportunities for pupil who are individuals with exceptional needs to participate in all programs.
  11. Reports data to the Superintendent, no later than November 1st of each fiscal year, as a program participation requirement, to allow for an evaluation of the program.

Matching Funds Requirement

The local match may include funding from a school district or charter school LCFF apportionments pursuant to EC Section 42238.02, the federal Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act of 2006 (Perkins IV) or its successor, the California Partnership Academies, the Agricultural Incentive Grant, or any other source except from the California Career Pathways Trust established pursuant to EC Section 53010,the K-12 component of this Strong WorkForce Program pursuant to EC Section 88827 and the CTE Facilities Program pursuant to EC Section 17078.72. Failure to meet the matching funds requirement of the CTEIG EC Section 53071, will result in the applicant being invoiced the entire balance of the grant.

Applicant Eligibility

A grant recipient under this chapter may consist of one or more, or any combination, of the following:
  • School Districts
  • County Offices of Education (COEs)
  • Direct Funded Charter Schools with an active charter number
  • Regional Occupational Centers and Programs (ROCPs) operated by joint powers authorities (JPA) or a COE, provided that the application has the written consent of each participating local educational agency (LEA).

Start Your Application

To apply for the CTEIG Application, enter the LEA County-District-School Code (CDS Code) and the email address for the person responsible for completing the application. If the LEA does not have a CDS Code, the LEA is not eligible to apply for the funding. The combination of the CDS Code and the email address will be used if it is necessary to return to the application at a later time. Only one user per CDS Code is allowed.
Enter a CDS Code and an email address, then press the 'Submit' button to begin the application
Only the CTEIG coordinator can complete the application. Email, name, and contact information must be provided when completing the application in the next step.
CDS Code: Required (99999999999999)    
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Questions: CTEIG Support Team | | 916-324-5706

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