3301-61-16 Use of career-technical education additional weighted cost funds and career-technical associated services funds.

(A) Career-technical education additional weighted cost funds and career-technical education associated services costs, as set forth in section 3317.014 and 3317.022 of the Revised Code, shall only be expended on career-technical programs and services.

(B) Career-technical education additional weighted cost funds shall only be expended on costs associated with the delivery of career-technical programming to career-technical students for which the school district provides enrollment, performance and fiscal data to the Ohio department of education.

(1) No more than twenty-five percent of such funds may be used for personnel expenditures.

(2) At least seventy-five percent of such funds must be spent on curriculum development, purchase and implementation; instructional resources and supplies; industry-based program certification; student assessment, credentialing and placement; curriculum specific equipment purchases and leases; career-technical student organization fees and expenses; home and agency linkages; work-based learning experiences; professional development; and other costs directly associated with career-technical education programs including development of new programs (e.g. research, communication).

(3) Costs associated with career-technical extended programming, including personnel expenditures, are allowable. Extended programming is defined as instruction beyond the regular school year, that is based on locally approved courses of study and provides graduation credit to enrolled career-technical students.

(C) Career-technical associated funds must be used for apprenticeship coordination, career technical program development, career assessment/evaluation, career development, school improvement, postsecondary articulation or placement coordination.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 11/01/2012 and 11/01/2017
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3301.07 , 3313.90
Rule Amplifies: 3313.90
Prior Effective Dates: 2-21-00; Replaces part of 3301-61-16, eff. 5-28-04