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Salary: $5,724.00 - $7,163.00
Posted: 08/23/2013

Job Description:


Under direction from the Education Administrator I of the Career Technical Education Administration and Management (CTEAM) Office and the Director of the Career and College Transition Division, and working cooperatively with program units and supervisors throughout the California Department of Education (CDE), the Education Programs Consultant (EPC) will:

  • Consult with and provide technical assistance to administrators, career technical education (CTE) program directors, curriculum specialists, teachers, and other school personnel to develop/implement the program/activities of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act of 2006 (Perkins IV).
  • Promote the vision, mission, and goals of the 2008–2012 California State Plan for Career Technical Education approved by the State Board of Education and supported by the State Superintendent of Public Instruction and the CDE.
  • Monitor the allocation of Section 131 and Section 132 funds in eligible districts, county offices, regional occupational centers/programs, and other qualifying agencies.
  • Participate in Federal Program Monitoring as requested, Perkins Program Monitoring as needed, and work with the Joint Advisory Committee for CTE.
  • Write, review, edit, and/or otherwise prepare educational articles, surveys, and similar written materials for national/state/local dissemination. Review and approve Perkins IV applications submitted by local educational agencies.
  • Collect, analyze, and synthesize data-related CTE and Perkins IV requirements. Provide leadership in the development, maintenance, and updates to enrollment data gathering systems such as: CDE 101 E1 and E2 for secondary, regional occupational centers and programs, and adult programs, and CDE 20 and 21 data.
  • Develop and make presentations at workshops, conferences, educational meetings, or via the internet on CTE for district/county office administrators, teachers, and other school personnel. Conduct technical assistance activities to inform eligible recipients on the use, requirements, and application process for Perkins IV funds.


Knowledge and understanding of CTE programs especially related to implementation of specific activities, initiatives, and programs at the statewide level that improve CTE programs. Experience working with local educational agencies is highly desirable. Strong communication abilities (written and verbal), interpersonal skills, and organizational habits are essential.


Individuals who have eligibility for appointment to the above class (e.g., transfer, list, reinstatement). All applicants must clearly indicate the basis of their eligibility in the “Explanations” section on the Standard Application Form (Std 678). Employment provisions as outlined by the Department of Personnel Administration's State Restriction of Appointments (SROA) policy will prevail. In addition, current or future executive orders relative to filling vacant positions may also affect this process. Applications will be screened and only the most qualified will be interviewed.


Possession of minimum qualifications will be verified prior to interview and/or appointment. If it is determined an applicant does not meet the minimum qualifications, the applicant will be removed from the eligibility list.


Submit a State Application (Form 678) to:
Julie Parr
Program and Administrative Support Office
1430 N Street, Suite 4202
Sacramento, CA 95814


Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
PC 5211 174 - 615 - 2656 -
Location County
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
09/12/2013 None Specified
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Program and Administrative Support Office
1430 N Street, Suite 4202
Sacramento, CA 95814
Julie Parr

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