Career and Technical Education Parent Survey
The purpose of this survey is to gather reflections from parents of middle and high school studets regarding their knowledge of the Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs that may be offered at your school. Unsure what CTE is, check out this web address which provides an explanation-
. Your responses will be used as part of the CTE Comprehensive Needs Assessment (CTE-CLNA). The CTE-CLNA is a process of looking at the current CTE program to discover its strengths as well as perhaps challenges in order to identify opportunities to further strengthen the local CTE program. Thank you for your input.
Please indicate the grade level(s) of your child(ren).
Middle School Only
High School Only
Both middle and high school.
Is your child(ren) currently enrolled in CTE courses or have taken CTE courses in the past? (Component 4.3) (CTE includes Mrs. Ryen's AG classes, Mrs. Matthew's FACs classes, our Capstone program, or online classes such as Accounting, Intro. to Business, and Business Law.)
I don't know.
If your child has never taken any CTE courses, why not? (Component 4.1, Component 4.3)
My child is not interested in CTE courses.
My child doesn't need CTE courses to graduate from high school.
My child doesn't need CTE courses to gain entrance into the college or career technical institute of his/her choice.
CTE courses are not offered at my child's school.
Describe how parents/guardians are made aware of CTE courses and/or work based learning opportunities at your child's school. Work based learning opportunities include opportunities where students get hands on learning in a work place setting such as job shadowing, internships, apprenticeships. (Component 4.1, Component 4.3)
Course handbook or course registration materials
My child told me about the courses and work based learning opportunities.
Friends/community members told me about the courses and work based learning opportunities.
I am not aware of CTE courses or work based learning opportunities.
Indicate the extent to which the CTE course offerings at your child(rens) school aligns with your community's labor market needs. (Component 4.2, Component 3.2)
Does not align.
I don't have enough information to describe the alignment between CTE courses and my community's labor market needs.
Are you aware of any partnerships between the school CTE programs and local businesses or business organizations like the chamber of commerce, etc.? (Component 3.2)
Describe the type of career guidance or career decision making activities your child has participated in at school. (Component 4.2)
Talked to a school counselor.
Talked to a teacher.
Participated in a career fair.
Took a careers course.
Participated in a job shadow or other work based learning experience.
I am not aware of any career guidance or career decision making activities my child has participated in at school.
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This form was created inside of State of South Dakota K-12 Data Center.