11 Elements of a High-Quality CTE Program Self-Review Tool - California Department of Education

contributed by MaryRose Lovgren

The California State Plan for Career Technical Education, approved in March 2008 by both the State Board of Education and the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges, establishes the vision, goals, and essential elements of a world-class career technical education system for the State of California. The authors of the plan identified the 11 Elements of a High Quality CTE system that must be present to ensure that California can realize its goals of preparing all students for the future and ensuring a strong economy. California’s career and college readiness organizations develop career technical education pathways, sequences of courses and classes with these principles.