Arkansas Department of Education Division of Elementary and Secondary Education 2024-2025 CTE State Start-Up Grant Recipients

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Assistant Superintendent; Bookkeepers; Communications Manager / Director; CTE Coordinator (COOPs and regular school districts); Curriculum Coordinators; Federal Programs; Principals; School Counselors; Superintendents

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The Arkansas Department of Education: Division of Career and Technical Education is pleased to announce the 2024-2025 State Start-Up Recipients. These grants are used for the purpose of implementing new Career and Technical Education programs at school districts across the state. The application process evaluates labor market information, postsecondary partnerships, and business and industry support.


This year, the department will award 28 grants across the state in 15 different pathways. These pathways are part of the High-Demand and High-Wage (H2) designated pathways, outlined earlier this spring. Implementing these pathways will equip students with the foundational skills needed to enter high-demand employment sectors in Arkansas and earn a family-sustaining wage. To see the list of programs and schools receiving grants, click the link below.


2024-2025 State Start-Up Recipients

Schools receiving a state start-up grant will receive official notification in the Grants Management System.

If you need additional information visit our website or call our office at 501-682-1040.

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