ACOVA Updates

April 2021

ACOVA is the professional association building community, advocacy, and leadership for Arizona Career & Technical Education Administrators.

This monthly communication will help to serve CTE administrators across the state by providing timely and informative updates that will support the work you do surrounding Career & Technical Education in your district, schools, and classrooms.


If ever you have questions, don't hesitate to reach out to an ACOVA Board Member; we are here to serve YOU!

Important Dates...

FY20 Data Portal open for updates in Graduate Placement Survey through June 15.

CTE Technical Skills Assessment Open for through noon on May 14 for the following:

  • Registration
  • Testing

CTE Data Portal Open for FY21 Updates through June 15 for the following:

  • Coherent Sequence
  • Fall Enrollment
  • Spring Enrollment
  • Funding Exemption Requests

CTE Data Portal Open for FY21 Updates to Credentials through September 1


APRIL:

8: FY21 CTE Data Portal Overview Training Session (repeated session from 3.11, 3.18, & 3.31)


Watch for CTE FY20 Performance Measures reports to be published. These reports are for reference only and will not be used for accountability or funding purposes.

Recent Additions to the ADE CTE Website and CTE Data Portal

There have been some recent additions to the website and to the CTE Data Portal...

Please use the most up-to-date templates to ensure that the files process correctly!!


Additionally, be on the lookout for changes to the Data Portal; looking for a more user-friendly, comprehensive and modern portal.

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IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM ACOVA

ACTEAZ Awards Applications EXTENDED DEADLINE... 2021 Award Information


2021 Spirit of ACOVA nominations are being taken now... nomination form


2021 ACOVA Board Elections... WATCH FOR VOTIN INFORMATION TO COME OUT SOON!!

If ever you have questions, don't hesitate to reach out to an ACOVA Board Member; we are here to serve YOU!


2021 ACTEAZ Summer Conference has been moved to a virtual platform. Watch for email blasts from ACTEAZ to hear more about this event.

AZ CTE Industry Credential Program

Secondary entities that may be eligible to participate in the Incentive Program (a.k.a. Governor's Incentive Fund) should have received communication from Cathie Raymond (via Kathy Bowersock) that included Instructions and reporting templates to use with approved programs/credentials for 2020 graduates. All completed Arizona Industry Credential Incentive Program spreadsheets must be received no later than May 1, 2021 in order to be considered for funding. Please reach out to Jennifer directly with any questions about this.

NOTE: MAKE SURE YOU ARE USING TEMPLATE THAT ASKS FOR HIGH SCHOOL NAME!

2020 Graduate Placement Records

2020 Graduate Placement Surveys can now be entered in the CTE Data Portal (Placement Survey tab). The 2020 Placement Survey template and form are available to support your work.


Please note that two new placement categories have been added. In addition to postsecondary schooling, military & work, students who are in the Peace Corps or a recognized National Service Program will be counted for placement. Allowable National Service Programs include: AmeriCorps, Learn and Serve America, National Senior Service Corps, USA Freedom Corps, and Citizen Corps.


2020 Graduate Placement Surveys close on June 15!

ADE CTE Administrator Meeting Resources

Supporting documents for prior CTE Administrator meetings are located by date on the ADE CTE Webpage under CTE Administrator Resources / click on CTE Administrator Meeting Documents.

RESOURCES FOR CTE ADMINISTRATORS

About ACOVA

ACOVA provides CTE Directors with the skills needed to successfully lead the CTE enterprise within their school district. The professional organization is dedicated to the continued support and training of all current and aspiring CTE Directors; CTE leadership is a journey, not a destination.


ACOVA operates as a 501(C)3 non-profict organization. For more information about what ACOVA has to offer, please visit our website at https://acova.org/.