Individuals tasked with developing a new CTE certificate or degree (program) for their college will need to secure regional consortium recommendation before submitting their program approval documents to the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office for formal approval (chaptering). The college CTE Dean and curriculum committee chair (or designee) are good sources of information about the regional recommendation process and about a college’s local curriculum approval process.
Before you get started, you must have your Labor Market Information. If you do not have your labor market information, please contact the Centers of Excellence to submit an LMI request.
Please note, all regions require LMI data be produced by the Centers of Excellence. Additional LMI data may also be submitted
The following information regarding your CTE Dean or your college's voting member, as applicable, is required.
* A.A.-T Degree(Y), A.S.-T Degree (X), and Noncredit Programs (NIL) do not require regional recommendation.
In addition to the information and documents listed above, your region may require additional information or documents.
*Attached documents must be smaller than 2MB.
Once your program has been submitted, you and your dean will receive an email. You can view your program submission on the Browse page, or on your dashboard