COMMONWEALTH of VIRGINIA
Department of Education
September 11, 2009
TO: Division Superintendents
FROM: Patricia I. Wright, Superintendent of Public Instruction
This memorandum provides guidance for completing the Career and Technical Education Financial Report (CTEFR) for Fiscal Year 2009. This information is being collected now to assure that divisions will receive their entitlements earlier in the fiscal year. The information collected in this report will be used to calculate your fiscal year 2010 state categorical entitlements for occupational and adult education.
State funding is provided to school divisions and regional centers to support the operation, improvement, and expansion of career and technical education (CTE). The state funding is provided through categorical entitlements for occupational and adult education to support:
The Career and Technical Education Financial Report for fiscal year 2009 will be collected through the use of an Excel template. Instructions for completing the report are contained in the Excel file. Instructions for downloading the Excel file from the Web are contained in Attachment A to this memorandum. You may also download the file directly from the department's website at the following address: http://www.doe.virginia.gov/info_management/data_collection/instruction/career_tech/financial_report/financial_reporting_template.xls.
Please complete the Excel template and e-mail it to the Virginia Department of Education by October 30, 2009, at CTEFR@doe.virginia.gov. In addition, please mail a hard copy of the superintendent certification form, signed by the division superintendent (or by each of the superintendents of divisions participating in a regional career and technical education program), to:Virginia Department of Education
When all school divisions and regional programs have submitted this report, the department will calculate the fiscal year 2010 entitlements and process the payments. If you have any questions, please contact Grants Administrator Terry Dougherty via e-mail at Terry.Dougherty@doe.virginia.gov or telephone (804) 225-3349.