New Jersey Department of Education

Career and Technical Student Organization (CTSO)-Year 3 of 4-DECA

Division: Teaching and Learning
Office: Career Readiness


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Purpose: This Career and Technical Student Organization (CTSO) grant focuses on the DECA CTSO. DECA is a student organization, with chapters throughout New Jersey, and is focused on students preparing for careers in marketing. 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 was a competitive grant in Year 1 open to public secondary school districts as well as 2 and 4 year institutions of higher education in the State of New Jersey. The applicant selected in Year 1 was Kean University. 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, 2016 and end on August 31, 2017.

Eligible Agencies: Kean University

Approximate Number of Awards: 1 Grant Program Type: Continuation
Total Amt. Available: $146,500 Application Due Date: 6/23/2016

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