CTI Requirements

Students who receive support services are students who receive special education services under the requirements of IDEA. These students are eligible for services under one or more of the following disability categories: Mildly or moderately intellectually disabled, specific learning disabled, emotionally and behaviorally disordered, speech/language impaired, visually impaired, other health impaired, orthopedically impaired, deaf and hard of hearing, or autism.

  • The student must be placed into the special education program in one or more of the areas listed above under the requirements IDEA.
  • The student requires specially designed instruction to be able to participate successfully in a career, technical and agricultural education programs.
  • The student must be enrolled in a regular career, technical and agricultural education program.

The CTI Support Service

The Career Technical Instruction (CTI) support service is designed to support students with disabilities enrolled in a career, technical and agricultural education programs. The goal of the secondary (grades 9-12) level services are to provide these students with job-entry skills at the completion of the career, technical and agricultural education experience. The role of the career technical instruction coordinator is to provide resource assistance to students with disabilities served under the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA) in the career, technical and agricultural education cluster and to coordinate the services needed for the learner to acquire his/her goal of job placement.

  • Provide support services to students with disabilities enrolled in a CTAE program.
  • Enable students to acquire entry-level job skills through a CTAE education plan.
  • Coordinate student's course of study with short and long-range career goals through an Individualized Education Plan (IEP).
  • Participate in the development of the transition section of an IEP.
  • Provide Work Based Learning experience.