18A:6-133 Awarding of grants.
2. a. The commissioner shall award grants, within the limit of available State appropriations, to selected county vocational school districts to be used to support the development and implementation of a career and technical education program in an existing school or college facility that is not owned or leased by the county vocational school district. The commissioner shall determine the amount of each grant awarded under the program and may award multi-year grants.
b.A county vocational school district that wants to apply for a grant shall submit an application to the commissioner. The application shall include:
(1)a description of the career and technical education partnership program to be developed with the grant funding;
(2)a description of the partnership with the school district, county college, or other entity that will host the program including, but not limited to, the responsibilities of each partner for providing education and support services to students and teacher supervision and professional development;
(3)a description of any partnerships with local employers that will support the proposed career and technical education partnership program by advising on curriculum, offering work-based learning opportunities, providing equipment or resources, or other assistance;
(4)the number of students that could be accommodated in the career and technical education partnership program over each of the four years of the grant program and in future years;
(5)the projected demand for the career and technical education partnership program;
(6)an explanation of whether the proposed partnership will replicate an existing approved career and technical education program at the county vocational school, or if new approval will be sought;
(7)the location of the facility in which the partnership program will be located and whether the location is conducive to serving the populations targeted by the career and technical education partnership program;
(8)the estimated start-up and initial operational costs of the proposed partnership program, including the cost of any facility repairs or modification, equipment and supplies, curriculum development and materials, and professional salaries;
(9)an explanation of why the facilities of the county vocational school district could not accommodate the new career and technical education program;
(10) the plan to sustain the career and technical education partnership program beyond the period of grant funding using other State, federal, and local resources; and
(11) any other information that the commissioner deems appropriate.
L.2014, c.73, s.2.
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