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Grant Allocations & Awards: FY2012

Fund Code: 424
Vocational Technical Education Frameworks Revisions

Funds Allocated: $ 1,000,000 (Federal)
Funds Requested: $ 1,000,000
Purpose: The purpose of this competitive grant program is to support Collaborative Partnerships for Vocational Technical Education (VTE) Framework Revisions with the goal of updating all existing VTE frameworks used in school districts with Chapter 74 programs. Eleven grants will be awarded to support teams of career and technical education professionals who will address thirty-seven Vocational Technical Education Frameworks for: 1) Revisions to the VTE frameworks for currency and to conform to the department approved template. Teams will also consider standards required for appropriate industry credentials attainable by students. 2) Creation of a crosswalk between the Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks for English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, Technology/Engineering, and the Technical Strand of the Vocational Technical Education Frameworks.
Number of Proposals Received: 11
Number of Proposals Recommended: 11
Number of Proposals Not Recommended: 0
Result of Funding: The funds provided through this grant will allow the remaining thirty-seven Vocational Technical Frameworks to be revised for currency with industry standards. All teachers in these thirty-seven technical programs will use the revised frameworks to prepare the 22,597 students enrolled in these programs for high wage/high skill/high demand careers.

Grant awards range from $25,000-$135,000.
RecipientAmount
Assabet Regional Vocational Technical High School$112,000
Essex Agricultural and Technical High School105,000
Greater Lawrence Regional Vocational Technical High School ( 3 grants)236,500
Minuteman Regional Technical High School (2 grants)149,000
Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical High School130,500
Nashoba Regional Vocational Technical High School28,500
Shawsheen Regional Vocational Technical High School135,000
Southern Worcester County Regional Vocational Technical High School 103,500
Total Federal Funds$1,000,000


Last Updated: May 9, 2012
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