Education for Employment System #330 purpose:

  • to provide leadership, support, and technical assistance for K-12 career and technical education (CTE) programs
  • manage state and federal resources designed to deliver quality CTE programs in an efficient manner
  • submit and administer career and technical education related grants and disperse funds and services to member districts
  • provide curriculum and program development
  • provide staff professional development opportunities for teachers, counselors and administrators
  • collect data to provide assistance in the areas of accountability and the development of performance standards
  • assist schools with technology and equipment updates
  • provide the infrastructure for linking K-12 education with community colleges/universities, business and industry
  • provide assistance to CTE “Special Population” students. This includes students who are academically, financially, educationally, or physically disadvantaged
  • enable all students to be prepared for employment, continuing education and productive citizenship in today’s global market

The EFE #330 is located in Champaign, IL and employs four full time and three part-time employees. Additionally, our fiscal agent is located at Heritage USD #8 in Homer, IL and employs one part-time person. During fiscal year 2012, the Education for Employment System #330 was appropriated $1,004,500 by the Illinois Board of Education, local matches, and private donations. The EFE #330 Governing Board meets monthly to review and approve all expenditures and to provide direction to the EFE director on initiatives that the System is managing.