New Jersey Department of Education

CTSO: Skills, USA Year 3 of 4

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


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Purpose: This Career and Technical Student Organization (CTSO) grant focuses on the Skills USA CTSO. Skills USA is a student organization, with chapters throughout New Jersey that is focused on students preparing for careers in trade, technical and skilled service occupations. Participating students, through their local chapter, learn and practice leadership development, academic and technical skills and community involvement. Through this NGO, the successful grantee will provide statewide coordination and leadership in the development, management and administration of CTSO co-curricular activities, competitive events, award programs, student leadership activities and professional development for teachers and advisors. CTSO activities are aligned to New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards and industry standards. This CTSO program is a continuation grant open to the grantee selected through a competitive grant process in Year One: Somerset County Vocational Schools. This NGO covers the third year of a four-year grant cycle. Based on the availability of state resources, this third year of the grant program will begin September 1, 2015 and end on August 31, 2016.

Eligible Agencies: Somerset County Vocational Schools

Approximate Number of Awards: 1 Grant Program Type: Continuation
Total Amt. Available: $146,500 Application Due Date: 7/9/2015

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