State Grant Supports Governor's Institute for Educators

Published 03.12.2008


Pennsylvania College of Technology's Outreach for K-12 Office received a grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Education to again offer its Pennsylvania Governor's Institute on Career Education and Work.

The institute, which is funded by the $108,000 state grant, is scheduled June 16-20 on Penn College's campus in Williamsport.

School districts are invited, at no charge, to bring teams of personnel to the institute, which focuses on the state's Career Education and Work Academic Standards. The standards are part of the State Board of Education's regulations of required education for all students in Pennsylvania.

The four standard areas are: Career Awareness and Preparation, Career Acquisition (getting a job), Career Retention and Advancement, and Entrepreneurship.

Educators will integrate these standards to their existing curriculum and build a district-wide implementation plan. They'll also be shown how to use data to assess the effectiveness of their Career Education and Work program.

Registration information can be accessed online. To learn more, call (570) 320-8003 or e-mail .

For more information about grant-funding opportunities, faculty and staff may contact the Grants and Contracts Office at ext. 7562 or through its Web portal.