Education Laws and Regulations

603 CMR 4.00:

Vocational Technical Education

Section:

  • 4.01: Purpose
  • 4.02: Definitions
  • 4.03: Program Approval Criteria and Operational Requirements
  • 4.04: Program Approval Procedures and Policies
  • 4.05: Program Outcomes
  • 4.06: Unpaid Off-Campus Construction and Maintenance Projects
  • 4.07: Types of Vocational Technical Teacher Licenses, Requirements for Licensure and Licenses Issued
  • 4.08: Types of Vocational Technical Administrator Licenses and Requirements for Licensure
  • 4.09: Types of Vocational Technical Cooperative Education Coordinator Licenses and Requirements for Licensure
  • 4.10: Professional Standards
  • 4.11: Extension of Preliminary Vocational Technical Teacher License
  • 4.12: Professional Vocational Technical Educator License Renewal and Professional Development
  • 4.13: General Provisions Regarding Educator Licensure
  • 4.14: Certificate of Occupational Proficiency
  • 4.15: Endorsements
  • 4.16: Pilot Programs
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Most recently amended by the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education: June 22, 2021


4.05: Program Outcomes

The school district shall report program outcomes to the Department. Failure to meet program outcome standards may result in program approval being revoked pursuant to 603 CMR 4.04(3). Specific minimum outcome standards as percentages for each outcome will be set by the Board every three years. The required outcomes are:

(1) Outcome I — The percentage of vocational technical education students who receive a high school diploma.

(2) Outcome II — Upon the development of the Certificate of Occupational Proficiency Assessment System, the percentage of vocational technical education students who receive a Certificate of Occupational Proficiency.

(3) Outcome III — The percentage of vocational technical education program graduates who are employed in a field related to their program of study, in a military program related to their program of study, or who are enrolled in postsecondary education or advanced training related to their program of study twelve months after graduation.


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Last Updated: June 24, 2021

 
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