Policy BDFB Career and Technical Advisory Council

File: BDFB*

Career and Technical Advisory Council

(Career and Technical Program Advisory Committees)

The Board of Education shall appoint a career and technical advisory council which shall assist the Board and administration in overall promotion, planning, coordination and evaluation of all district career and technical education programs. The council shall study issues, offer advice and make recommendations regarding:

  1. Current job needs
  1. Relevance of current training programs
  1. Reduction, deletion or expansion of programs
  1. Initiation of new programs
  1. Financial and legislative support
  1. Promotion of career and technical education in the schools and in the community

The advisory council shall provide for input from career and technical program advisory committees.

The council shall represent a cross-section of the community in terms of sex, race, age, occupation, socioeconomic status, geographical location and other appropriate factors. The district accountability committee may fulfill this function.

The Board also shall appoint an advisory committee for each career and technical education program provided by the district. Program advisory committees shall assist career and technical instructors and administrators in establishing, operating and evaluating programs to serve the needs of students, business and industry and shall provide expertise pertaining to technological change.

Each program advisory committee shall be representative of the occupations in the community for which training is provided. The career and technical instructor shall serve as an ex officio member of the committee.

The Board shall approve written guidelines or operational procedures (bylaws) for the advisory council and each program committee which shall specify its composition, length of terms, responsibilities and rules for conducting business.

Adopted: May 12, 2009

Revised: September 23, 2013

LEGAL REFS.: C.R.S. 23-8-103 (2)(c) (career and technical education program school grant eligibility)

C.R.S. 23-60-303 (occupational education)

CROSS REF.: AE, Accountability/Commitment to Accomplishment

Huerfano School District Re-1, Walsenburg, Colorado