Public Comment is Open on Oregon's CTE State Plan

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Please provide public comment on Oregon’s CTE State Plan Your Voice Counts As we work to co-create Oregon’s Career and Technical Education State Plan in response to the federal authorization of the Strengthening Career and Technical Education Act (Perkins V), we are committed to engaging with our community to get input, ideas, and inspiration around how we harness CTE as a lever for improved student outcomes, deep learning, and stronger communities. Please consider lending your voice through public comment or public hearings (details outlined below). Public Comment January 21, 2020 – February 25, 2020 Public comment will be accepted January 21 through February 25. A copy of Oregon’s proposed CTE State Plan can be found on the Oregon Department of Education’s website under Perkins V.

To participate in public comment, please respond online or e-mail comments to ODE.CTE-PublicComment@state.or.us. Please include with your comments the community and/or stakeholder group you represent. We also accept mail comments at:

CTE Public Comment / SPST Team Oregon Department of Education Public Service Building 255 Capitol Street NE, Salem OR 97310

Public Hearings In addition to providing written public comment, we will host virtual and in-person public hearings for the CTE State Plan:

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 from 3:00-4:00 PM: Webinar on Oregon’s CTE State Plan and Public Comment, register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6868133871904692993

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 from 3:00 -4:30 PM: Public Hearing Basement C Public Service Building, 255 Capitol Street NE, Salem OR 97310

Thursday, February 20, 2020 State Board of Education Meeting: CTE State Plan will be presented to the Board and available for public comment

Please share this announcement with interested community representatives including CTE educators, business and industry partners, parents, workforce development partners, educational leaders, community organizations, homeless coordinators, and organizations working with out-of-school youth and individuals with disabilities.

If you have any questions or feedback, please contact: Jennell Ives at ODE.CTE-PublicComment@state.or.us.