The Career & Technical Education Coordinator provides supportive resources to enable public schools to initiate and maintain quality Career and Technical Education programs in accordance with the Arkansas Department of Career Education's Strategic Plan, Goals and Objectives. The Coordinator encourages the development, implementation, and improvement of CTE programs for all districts (consortia or single LEA) in the service delivery area through the following:
Legally bind the district/cooperative with regard to the Perkins federal funds
Data Collection and Reporting
CTE Initiatives Support
Administration and Assistance
Liason between member schools and the Career and Technical Education state staff and program managers
O.U.R. Carl D. Perkins Consortium Members 2019-20
Jasper (Jasper, Kingston, Oark)
Ozark Mountain (Bruno-Pyatt, St. Joe, Western Grove)
O.U.R. Carl Perkins Consortium Governing Board
Mr. David Westenhover, Alpena School District Superintendent
Mrs. Sarah Alexander, Bergman School District Superintendent
Mr. Owen Powell, Berryville School District Superintendent
Mrs. Vanessa Thomas Jones, Cotter School District Superintendent
Mr. Andrew Curry, Deer/Mt. Judea School District Superintendent
Mr. Bryan Pruitt, Eureka Springs School District Superintendent
Mr. Kelvin Hudson, Flippin School District Superintendent
Mr. Matt Summers, Green Forest School District Superintendent
Mr. Jeff Cantrell, Jasper School District Superintendent
Mrs. Tami Richey, Lead Hill School Superintendent
Mr. Ryan Huff, Omaha School District Superintendent
Mr. Kerry Saylors, Ozark Mountain School District Superintendent
Mr. Alan Yarbrough, Searcy County School District Superintendent
Mrs. Judy Green, Valley Springs School District Superintendent
Mr. Wes Henderson, Yellville-Summit School District Superintendent
O.U.R. Educational Service Cooperative
Carl D. Perkins Consortium
Academic Attainment - Literacy
Academic Attainment - Mathematics
High School Completion
High School Graduation
Notes: Litearcy results are not reported for 2015-16 due to a transition of assessments in previous years. The evaluation for mathematics changed in 2017-18. The skill attainment assessment changed from end of year testing to certifications in 2017-18.
CTE Performance Indicators
Academic Attainment Literacy: number of CTE concentrators who have met the proficient/advanced level on the Statewide high school reading/language arts assessment.
Academic Attainment Geometry: number of CTE concentrators who have met the proficient/advanced level on the Statewide high school mathematics assessment.
Technical Attainment: number of CTE concentrators who obtain a certification.
High School Completion: number of CTE concentrators that graduate or receive a GED during the reporting year.
High School Graduation: number of CTE concentrators who, in the reporting year, were included as graduated in the State's computation of its graduation rate.
Placement: number of CTE concentrators who successfully completed the program of study and graduated from high school and who were employed, enrolled in post-secondary, or in the military six months following graduation.
Nontraditional Participation: number of nontraditional gender students enrolled in one or more units within a program of study that is nontraditional for their gender during the reporting year.
Nontraditional Completion: number of nontraditional gender concentrators who successfully complete programs of study designated nontraditional and graduate from high school during the reporting year.