Central Region Agricultural Education Career Pathways Consortium Grant
The Central Region Agricultural Education Career Pathway Consortium, the recipient of a California Career Pathways Trust grant of $15,000,000 to improve, expand and initiate Agricultural Mechanics, Agriscience and Ornamental Horticulture career pathways.
The CRAECP Consortium consists of twenty-three high school districts which include thirty-six high schools; three community colleges; and three universities. This regional partnership is one of 40 consortia across California that comprise the second round recipients of grants provided through the California Career Pathways Trust (CCPT) program. This is the largest program of its kind in the nation. The program is providing nearly $500 million in career tech grants over two rounds of grants.
El Capitan FFA received over $300,000 to improve, enhance and expand our career pathways. The money better allows us to have industry equipment to better educate our students on what they will see in the work place.