New Jersey Department of Education

County Vocational School District Partnership Grant

Division: Student Services and Career Readiness
Office: Career and Technical Education


View Published NGO Document (Microsoft Word)

Purpose: The County Vocational School District Partnership Grant is a state-funded partnership program between county vocational school districts and urban districts, other school districts, county colleges, and other entities to expand access and student opportunities in career and technical education (CTE) for secondary (high school) students. County Vocational Schools will use their expertise to create new programs or replicate existing, successful CTE programs in partnership with at least one employer, business and industry association, or labor/trade organization. Partnership with post secondary entities and/or comprehensive high schools is strongly recommended. Competitive preference in the amount of five points will be given to applications that score 65 points or above and include at least one comprehensive high school on the list of economically disadvantaged high schools (see Appendix A of the Notice of Grant Opportunity (NGO) document. This program will consist of an initial planning period from April 1, 2015 to August 31, 2015, with the grant period implementing the CTE program and ending on June30, 2018.

Appendix E: Pathways to Prosperity

Appendix F: Career and Technical Programs of Study: A Design Framework

Technical Assistance Session 12/15/14 1:00pm: Click here for Recorded Webinar & Powerpoint

Frequently Asked Questions: County Vocational Partnership Grant FAQ Document Posted 12/19/14

Eligible Agencies: Open to all county vocational school districts in partnership as described in the NGO, Section 1.2.

Approximate Number of Awards: 10 Grant Program Type: Competitive
Total Amt. Available: $3,000,000 Application Due Date: 1/13/2015

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