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Technical Review, Assistance, and Compliance (TRAC)

The Office of Career and Technical Education (OCTE) developed the Technical Review, Assistance, and Compliance (TRAC) process to meet state and federal requirements for Monitoring Perkins sub-recipients. In addition, the OCTE uses the TRAC process to provide technical assistance to local district administrators, teachers, and other staff for continual improvement of state-approved career and technical education (CTE) programs.

Comprehensive Local Needs Assessment (CLNA)

The CLNA takes an in-depth look at the Regions entire local CTE system and identify areas where targeted improvements can lead to increased opportunities for student success. Learn more.

Civil Rights Compliance Review

The Office of Career and Technical Education (OCTE) is the state office responsible for administrating a compliance program to prevent, identify, and remedy discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, or disability by local educational agencies, career and technical education centers, or post-secondary institutions that receive federal financial assistance through a State of Michigan agency.  Learn more.

Classification of Instructional Program (CIP) Self-Review

Each Career Education Planning District (CEPD) administrator is required to review 20% of their CTE programs each year and each program must be reviewed at least once every five years. This process must be completed via the MDE-CTE Portal by June 30th of each year.