Career and Technical Education

Welcome to Career and Technical Education (CTE) at Minnesota State. We partner closely with the Office of College and Career Success at the Minnesota Department of Education to prepare students to enter high skill, high wage or high demand employment in Minnesota.


Call for Proposals for the CTE Works! Virtual Summit Extended to July 3, 2020

Full details about concurrent session proposals are on our Summit website at We encourage you to share the Call for Proposals video with your education and business/industry communities.


Funding Opportunity for Institutional Grants for Serving Corrections and Disabilities: Services to Corrections and Disabilities Grant

The Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (Perkins V) maintain much of the program improvement emphasis of the 2006 Career and Technical Education Act. Perkins V maintains expectations of renewed and strengthened focus on collaborative partnerships that improve academic and technical education and career preparation, with a stronger emphasis on access and equity for learners. Watch this webinar for an overview of the Services to Corrections and Disabilities grant or go to the online application which lists eligibility and guidelines. Applications accepted through June 15, 2020. Contact Eva Scates-Winston for further questions.

Perkins Local Application Updates for Consortium Coordinators

New FAQs have been in response to questions about the application. You will find an updated list on the Perkins Local Application web page.


CTE Works! Summit: A BOLD Vision Beyond 2020

November 3 and 4 | Minneapolis Marriott Northwest Hotel, Brooklyn Park, MN

Visit the CTE Works! Summit website for call for proposals, call for exhibitors, speakers, schedule, and lodging. This annual Summit is jointly sponsored by Minnesota State and Minnesota Department of Education in partnership with the Minnesota Association for CTE Administrators (MACTA) and Minnesota Association for CTE.