OCTE Quick Reference

       Quick Reference Guide for Career and Technical Education Secondary School Programs
         Michigan Department of Education
               Office of Career and Technical Education
                            Post Office Box 30712
              Lansing, Michigan 48909
MAIN:  517-373-3373     FAX:  517-373-8776
 
Subject
Contact
Phone Number
504-Office of Civil Rights   202-522-4920
4483 Enrollment and Completion Report
Joan Church
517-335-0360
Advisory Committee Toolkit 
Zena Lowe
517-241-4355
Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Cluster
Mark Forbush
989-277-9249
Ancillary Data Reports
Valerie Felder
517-355-1066
Apprenticeship Programs
USDOL
517-377-1746
Architecture and Construction Cluster       
Zena Lowe
517-241-4355
Arts, A/V, Technology, and Communications Cluster
Dana Hughes
517-335-0359
Breaking Traditions  
Elizabeth Collins
517-241-2091
Business, Management and Administration Cluster
Tom Knight   
517-373-8545
Business Professionals of America (BPA) (CTSO)
Maurice Henderson
734-487-1700
Career Education Conference
Lisa Seigel
517-241-2072
Cash Management System (CMS)
Louanna Hovorka
517-373-9961
CEPD Options Form
Joan Church
517-335-0360
Civil Rights Compliance Review (CRCR)
Elizabeth Collins
517-241-2091
Core Performance Indicators (Perkins CTE)
Krishnan Sudharsan
517-241-7652
Counseling/Counselor Education
Althanie Gardner      
517-241-6443
Criminal Offender Grants (Adult)    
Louanna Hovorka     
517-373-9961
CTE/CEPD Administrator Approvals 
Joanne Mahony
517-335-0405
CTE Program Articulation and Alignment Issues
Career Cluster Consultants
 
CTE Teacher Certification/Annual Authorization
Tom Knight   
517-373-8545
CTE Teacher Education Grants                 
Zena Lowe    
517-241-4355
CTE Teacher Preparation Issues/Supply & Demand
Tom Knight
517-373-8545
CTEIS Data System  
Valerie Felder   
517-335-1066
CTEIS Security Levels         
Joan Church
517-335-0360
CTSOs          
Dana Hughes 
517-335-0359
CTSO Grants 
Muhammed Sadek
517-373-4584
Data Coordination
Valerie Felder
517-335-1066
Data Dashboards     
Krishnan Sudharsan 
517-241-7652
Early/Middle College Data/Reports  
Joe Polasek
517-335-3066
Early/Middle College Programs
Beverly Brown
517-335-4670
Education and Training Cluster 
Zena Lowe    
517-241-4355
Employability Skills Dan Hughes 517-335-0359
Employers as Partners
Althanie Gardner
517-241-6443
End-of-Year Reports 
Louanna Hovorka
517-373-9961
Entrepreneurship
Denise Teague
517-335-0381
Excellence in Practice Awards
Muhammed Sadek   
517-373-4584
FACTS Brochure
Diby Kouadio
517-241-6202
Family, Career and Community Leaders of Michigan, Michigan FCCLA (CTSO)
Dave Wait     
734-487-3322
Family and Consumer Science (FCS)
Zena Lowe
517-241-4355
Finance Cluster
Tom Knight
517-373-8545
Fiscal Cooperative Agreements (Perkins)   
Muhammed Sadek   
517-373-4584
Follow-Up Survey of Program Completers
Krishnan Sudharsan 
517-241-7652
GEDs WDA 517-335-5858
Gender Equity
Elizabeth Collins
517-241-2091
Government and Public Administration Cluster
Zena Lowe
517-241-4355
Grant Electronic Monitoring System Liaison (GEMS) Jim Whittaker 517-335-3149
Green Partnerships in CTE
Mark Forbush   
989-277-9249
Green Ribbon Schools
Patty Cantú
517-335-5224
Health Occupations of America (HOSA) (CTSO)
Mark Burley
517-347-8088
Health Science Cluster
Nikki Rogers  
517-373-8904
Hospitality and Tourism Cluster
Denise Teague
517-335-0381
Information Technology Cluster
Tom Knight
517-373-8545
Juvenile Offender Grants
Louanna Hovorka
517-373-9961
Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security Cluster
Zena Lowe
517-241-4355
Less-Than-Class-Size Contracted Instruction Programs
Zena Lowe
517-241-4355
Manufacturing Cluster
Dana Hughes 
517-335-0359
Marketing Cluster     
Denise Teague
517-335-0381
Marketing and Promoting CTE
Lisa Seigel
517-241-2072
Mechatronics Nikki Rogers 517-373-8904
Michigan Electronic Grants System Plus (MEGS+) 
Louanna Hovorka     
517-373-9961
Michigan Electronic Grants System Plus (MEGS+) Liaison
Muhammed Sadek   
517-373-4584
Michigan Comprehensive Guidance & Counseling
Althanie Gardner
517-241-6443
Michigan DECA (CTSO)       
David Wait
734-487-3322
Michigan FFA Association (CTSO)              
Dave Wyrick 
517-353-9221 x 225
Michigan Merit Curriculum Denise Teague 517-335-0381
Michigan Rehabilitation Partnership 
Valerie Felder
517-335-1066
NACEP Liaison
Althanie Gardner
517-241-6443
Navigator Tom Knight 517-373-8545
New CTE Administrator Information
Joanne Mahony
517-335-0405
New CTE Program Planning Process
Nikki Rogers  
517-373-8904
Parents as Partners  
Althanie Gardner
517-241-6443
Participation Survey 
Muhammed Sadek
517-373-4584
Perkins Consolidated Annual Report (CAR) 
Jill Kroll
517-241-4354
Perkins Regional Allocation Formula
Muhammed Sadek
517-373‑4584
Perkins State Plan    
Christine Black
517-241-0260
Professional Development   
Lisa Seigel
517-241-2072
Programs of Study   
Tom Knight   
517-373-8545
Project Lead The Way Nikki Rogers 517-335-0391
Requests for Applications (RFA)     
Muhammed Sadek 
517-373-4584
Research (CTE)
Valerie Felder
517-335-1066
Risk Management/Interagency Labor Law Compliance
Career Cluster Consultants  
517-373-8904
Section 61a (Added Cost) Allocations & Expenditure Policy
Joan Church
517-335-0360
Section 61a (Added Cost) Expenditure Report (4033)
Joe Polasek
517-335-0360
Section 61a (Added Cost) Funds X0107 Secondary Funding Report
Joan Church
517-335-0360
Section 61b Althanie Gardner 517-241-6443
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Cluster
Nikki Rogers
517-373-8904
SkillsUSA-Michigan (CTSO)  
Tammy Brown
734-487-3888
Special Populations, Programs, and Services
Valerie Felder
517-335-1066
Statewide Longitudinal Data System (SLDS) Liaison
Jill Kroll
517-241-4354
Teacher – Student – Data link (TSDL) Liaison
Valerie Felder
517-335-1066
Technical Review, Assistance & Compliance (TRAC)
Louanna Hovorka
517-373-9961
Technical Review, Assistance & Compliance (TRAC) Coordination
Jim Whittaker
517-335-3149
Technical Skills Assessments
Valerie Felder
517-335-1066
Technical Skills Assessments Communications
Joe Polasek
517-335-3066
Technical Skills Assessment Implementation
Diby Kouadio 
517-241-6202
Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics Cluster
Dana Hughes
517-335-0359
USDOL/Bureau of Apprenticeship & Training
Russ Davis
517-337-1747
USDOL/Bureau of Apprenticeship & Training
David Jackson
517-377-1746
Work-Based Learning/Co-op
Beverly Brown
517-335-4670
Work Permit Information
Tara Bride
517-335-6041
Youth Employment Standards Act   
Tara Bride
517-335-6041