Need help completing your TSA?  
You've come to the right spot!

CTE stands for career and technical education. High school CTE classes, which range from accounting to automotive technology, provide valuable skills that students can utilize far beyond the classroom.


The Technical Skills Assessment (TSA) is now a required piece of all Programs of Study that are supported by the Perkins Funded Grant.  

Does the TSA process feel CONFUSING?  OVERWHELMING

If so, this site can help you maneuver the process and provide you with real examples that programs are using right now to meet the TSA guidelines and stay in compliance with the Perkins Grant.

Developed by the Region 2A PAVTEC Alliance, this site is maintained by program administrators and educators who work in CTE programs and understand the TSA process.  

Just looking for some examples?  
Find real examples of TSA activities HERE.  Most of these are being used in CTE classrooms RIGHT NOW!

The Technical 
Skills Assessment
academic and 
technical skill attainment measurements and assessments that 
are designed to 
meet or exceed state adjusted levels of performance. Assessments meet
the state criteria for external, valid and reliable assessments.