New Jersey Department of Education

CTSO: Technology Students of America (TSA)-Year 1 of 4

Division: Teaching and Learning Services

Office: Career Readiness

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It is the intent of the Career & Technical Student Organization (CTSO) – Technology Student Association (TSA) Year 1/4 Competitive grant program to identify an organization to provide statewide leadership (state advisors) for the Career and Technical Student Organization (CTSO) identified below. CTSOs are student-led organizations that develop student competencies and career readiness designed to 1) prepare them for success in environments in different broad industry areas, 2) gain self-confidence and pride in their work and accomplishments, 3) learn good leadership qualities and skills, and 4) identify and make realistic career choices that encourage individual achievement and recognition. Local chapters of a CTSO are established at LEAs serving secondary students.

Technology Student Association (TSA) enhances personal development, leadership, and career opportunities in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).

The New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE) has established a four-year grant program. This limited-competitive grant program is open to public secondary school districts and 2-year and 4-year institutions of higher education in the State of New Jersey

Based on the availability of FY23 State Vocational Aid funds, this first year of this four-year grant program will begin September 1, 2022 and will end on August 31, 2023.

Eligible Agencies: Public secondary school districts and 2-year and 4-year institutions of higher education

Approximate Number of Awards: 1  Grant Program Type:  Competitive

Total Amt. Available: $158,500        Application Due Date:  8/04/2022

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