Equity Ambassador FAQ

Comprehensive Local Needs Assessment

Equity Ambassador Program


Comprehensive Local Needs Assessment

    Where can local recipients find the Local Application?
    The Local Application is included in the Comprehensive Local Needs Assessment (CLNA) and Application workbook. The application is the second to the last tab in the Comprehensive Local Needs Assessment and Application Workbook

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    When will the CLNA need to be completed?
    The CLNA is due May 1, 2020.  

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    Is the stakeholder engagement group different from the CLNA leadership team?
    Yes. The leadership team, referenced in the CLNA  guidebook, is the team leading the tasks and process of the CLNA

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    Is the CLNA located in the Comprehensive Continuous Improvement Plan (CCIP)?
    No. The CLNA can only be found on the Perkins V website.

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    Where do local recipients submit the CLNA and local application?
    Upload the excel document into the CCIP system. The submission process and guidelines can be found on the Perkins V website.

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    Where can a local recipient find guidance on allowable use of Perkins funds?
    The guidelines for compliance with Perkins funds can be found on the department website. Also, a list of the required use of funds is in the local application.

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    Does the local recipient have to answer all sections and questions of the CLNA and Application?
    Yes, all sections of the CLNA must be completed. Applications (the “Local Application” tab of the workbook) must describe both Goals and Strategies for each Part (“Question”), and funds must be allocated to at least one strategy that closes equity gaps or labor market alignment. 

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    For the completion of the local application, do I have to address the (listed) goal?
    Yes, Every Part (“Question”) requires a Goal. At a minimum, local recipients must allocate funds to one strategy addressing closing equity gaps or labor market alignment.

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Equity Ambassador Program

    Who can register to be an Equity Ambassador?
    Any internal stakeholder within a Career-Technical Planning District who is passionate about equity in education. One volunteer per district, please.
     

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    How do you become a career-technical education Equity Ambassador?
    • To register, send your name, school and CTPD, preferred mailing address (school or home), preferred email, preferred phone and role within the CTPD (teacher, administrator, counselor, etc.) in an email to: Rebecca.Crance@education.ohio.gov.
    • Upon registration, you will be given access to 3 online courses through the National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity (NAPE). These three courses will provide foundational knowledge in Micromessaging, Self-Efficacy and Mindset. NAPE will also provide 3 toolkits and worksheet bundles in a digital format and a physical copy will be sent through the mail to the address provided during registration.
    • Equity Ambassadors will receive a certificate upon completion of initial NAPE courses from the Office of Career-Technical Education.

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    How would our district benefit from having an Equity Ambassador?
    • The first 20 registered participants will receive access to the online NAPE courses for 10 additional internal stakeholders in their districts.
    • Equity Ambassadors will act as a local equity expert for the district.
    • Equity Ambassadors may be used as a resource for equity-related questions on the Comprehensive Local Needs Assessment and Local Application.
    • Equity Ambassadors will be invited to participate in upcoming equity webinars, contribute to the new equity newsletter, and take part in Equity Labs.
    • Equity Ambassadors will receive Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for completed professional development courses.

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Last Modified: 6/8/2020 10:45:54 AM