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All parties within Region 2 that are interested in submitting an application for Round 2 of the Innovative CTE Curriculum grant are required to submit their proposals to Brad Bishop, Region 2 Works Council Chair, via email (email@example.com) no later than Noon on Monday, December 8th. Applicants will present their proposal during the Works Council meeting on Thursday, December 11th from 10:30 – 12:30 at Ivy Tech in South Bend. Presentation should be 5 to 10 minutes in length with another 10 minutes for Q&A and feedback. Final applications will be due to Brad Bishop by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 30th.
The South Bend Community School Corporation's CTE Department, in partnership with nearly 20 manufacturing facilities, Ivy Tech Community College and the St. Joe Co. Chamber of Commerce, hosted nearly 500 students for Manufacturing Day events...learn more
The Regional Works Councils were created by unanimous vote during the 2013 legislative session. Each of the 11 council are comprised of approximately 15 local education and workforce leaders from within their respective region. The Works Councils are charged with facilitating sector partnerships within their region and enhancing the career readiness of Hoosier adults and high school students through the development and support of innovative career and technical education (CTE) curricula. This is achieved by expanding new approaches toward earning industry-recognized certifications, increasing dual credits attainment, and creating both project-based learning and work-based learning opportunities designed to align curriculum with regional workforce needs.
The Regional Works Councils staff provides each council with administrative support, consultation services, grant administration, project management, and board instruction and development. The staff also collaborates the efforts of each council through the development of best practices and the planning of regional and statewide conferences.
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