The CTE-26 Process

FY18 CTE-26 Application and Resources

NOTE: The FY 2018 (2017-2018) CTE-26 application is located in the SAFE account (

Click here to access step-by-step instructions for completing the online CTE-26 application.


CTE-26 applications are due on March 1, 2017, for the following pathways:

  • Any new pathway(s) for the 2016-2017 academic year (including middle school programs), Family and Consumer Science, Industry Credential Only (ICO), and Career Based Intervention (CBI) programs;
  • Arts and Communication
  • Government
  • Hospitality
  • Human Services
  • Transportation

The most up-to-date CTE-26 resources and information can be found on the ODE website at

The lead district in the Career-Technical Planning District (CTPD) is responsible for submitting a CTE-26 application to ODE.  Both the secondary and post-secondary pathways will be entered on the CTE-26 application by the lead district. Please work with your regional Tech Prep Coordinator to ensure that the correct information is included on your CTE-26 application. If you need assistance at the state level with your CTE-26 Program of Study, contact the Ohio Department of Education career field program specialist who serves career pathway with which you are working.


Have questions?  Need regional or ODE assistance?  Contact your Tech Prep office.