Districts, Cooperatives, and Charter Schools need to submit a Program Approval Form to the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) if they are:
- Applying for a new program.
- Making updates to an existing program.
- A Carl D. Perkins consortia region that is up for five-year renewal.
The programs and courses listed within your district’s Program Approval Database are the programs and courses that you will report to MDE in your P-file (Perkins data submission). Find more information about program approvals and your data submission below.
Table of Career and Technical Education Programs and Licenses (Table C) - 5/26/20
List of all Career and Technical Education Programs, Courses, and Teacher Licensure requirements for Minnesota’s program approval and data collection.
Career and Technical Education Program Approvals Database - 5/21/20
This Career and Technical Education (CTE) report identifies programs approved under Minnesota Rules, Chapter 3505.2500.
Secondary Career and Technical Education Program Approval Form - 4/16/20
Please complete the Program Approval Form as part of the five-year Program Review cycle or if your district is implementing a new program.