OAR 581-013-0005

The following definitions apply to OAR 581-013-0005 (Definitions) to 581-013-0035 (Monitoring and Technical Assistance):
(1) “Career Technical Education” or “CTE” means content, programs, and instructional strategies based on business and industry workplace skills and technical skill sets and needs. Instruction incorporates standards-based academic content, technical skills and workplace behaviors necessary for success in careers of the 21st century. Career Technical Education:
(a) Provides individuals with coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare students for their career pathway;
(b) Provides technical skill proficiency and may provide an industry-recognized credential, a post-secondary certificate or degree; and
(c) Includes applied learning that contributes to an individual’s academic and technical knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes and general employability skills.
(2) “CTE program” means a CTE Program of Study or CTE Start-up Program.
(3) “CTE Program of Study” means a sequence of courses, aligned to industry standards at the secondary and post-secondary level that integrates technical and career skill proficiencies with relevant academic content. A CTE Program of Study prepares students for the workplace, further education, training, and community roles. A CTE Program of Study is approved by the Oregon Department of Education.
(4) “CTE Start-up Program” means an intentional plan approved by ODE to develop a CTE Program of Study within an ODE agreed upon timeline. The program includes initial course(s), connections to economic need, and a proposed alignment to a community college CTE program.
(5) “Charter school” means a public charter school operating pursuant to ORS Chapter 338 (Public Charter Schools).
(6) “Dual credit courses” means dual credit courses, sponsored dual credit courses, and assessment based learning credit as those terms are defined by the Oregon Higher Education Coordinating Commission.
(7) “English Language Learner” or “ELL” means a child whose native language is other than English or who speaks a language other than English in the child’s home.
(8) “ESD” means education service district as defined in ORS 334.003 (Definitions for chapter).
(9) “Establish” means create or implement new programs, activities, or services for students.
(10) “Evidence-based” means an activity, strategy, or intervention that
(a) Demonstrates a statistically significant effect on improving student outcomes or other relevant outcomes based on
(A) Strong evidence from at least one well-designed and well-implemented experimental study;
(B) Moderate evidence from at least one well-designed and well-implemented quasi-experimental study using a large or multi-site sample; or
(C) Promising evidence from at least one well-designed and well-implemented correlational study with statistical controls for selection bias; or
(b) (A) Demonstrates a rationale based on high quality research findings or positive evaluation that such activity, strategy, or intervention adheres to antidiscrimination laws, and is likely to improve student outcomes or other relevant outcomes based on a well-specified logic model informed by research or an evaluation that suggests how the intervention will improve relevant outcomes; and
(B) Includes ongoing efforts to examine, evaluate and reflect upon the effectiveness of such activity, strategy, or intervention on the intended outcomes.
(11) “Expand” means to increase the course offerings, course participation, supports for students, activities, or services available to students or increase the number of students served.
(12) “Extended ADMw” means the extended weighted average daily membership computed as provided in ORS 327.013 (State School Fund distribution computations for school districts)(1)(c).
(13) “High School Graduation and College and Career Readiness Fund” means the fund established by section 1, chapter 1, Oregon Laws 2017.
(14) “Historically and traditionally marginalized students” means English language learners, Black and African American students, American Indian and Alaskan Native students, Latino and Hispanic students, Asian and Pacific Islander students, Multi-racial students, students experiencing poverty, and students with disabilities.
(15) “Historically underrepresented populations” means demographic groups whose representation in CTE, science, technology, engineering and math fields, college-level educational opportunities, does not mirror the demographics of the school building .
(16) “School district” means a common or union high school district, the Oregon School for the Deaf, and an education program under the Youth Corrections Education Program or the Juvenile Detention Education Program.
Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

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