(b) Workforce training; programs, grants, and services.
As a 4
continuing appropriation, the amounts in the schedule for the local youth 5
apprenticeship grants under s. 106.13 (3m), youth summer jobs programs under s. 6
106.18, employment transit assistance grants under s. 106.26, workforce training 7
grants and services under s. 106.27 (1), (1g), (1j), and (1r), teacher development 8
program grants under s. 106.272, career and technical education incentive grants 9
under s. 106.273 (3)
, technical education equipment grants under s. 106.275,
apprentice programs under subch. I of ch. 106, and the grant described in 2017
2Wisconsin Act 59
, section 9151 (5q)
20.445 (1) (c) of the statutes is created to read:
(c) Career and technical education completion awards.
A sum 5
sufficient for the career and technical education completion awards under s. 106.273 6
106.273 (title) of the statutes is amended to read:
(title) Career and technical education incentive grants and
106.273 (1) (title) of the statutes is created to read:
(title) Identification of workforce shortages.
106.273 (2) of the statutes is renumbered 106.273 (2) (intro.) and 13
amended to read:
106.273 (2) Approval of programs.
(intro.) The department shall approve 15
industry-recognized certification programs designed to mitigate do any of the
workforce shortages in any of the industries or occupations 18
identified under sub. (1).
106.273 (2) (b) of the statutes is created to read:
(b) Prepare individuals for occupations as fire fighters, emergency 21
medical responders, as defined in s. 256.01 (4p), or emergency medical services 22
practitioners, as defined in s. 256.01 (5).
106.273 (3) (title) of the statutes is created to read:
(title) Incentive grants to school districts.
(a) (intro.) From the appropriation under s. 20.445 (1) (b), the 4
department shall allocate not less than $3,500,000 in each fiscal year for incentive 5
grants to school districts under this section
. From that allocation, the 6
department shall, subject to par. (am),
annually award all of the following incentive
81m. An incentive grant
to a school district
that has an industry-recognized
9certification program approved by the department under sub. (2) (a). Subject to pars.
10(am) and (b), the amount of the incentive grant under this subdivision is equal to 11
$1,000 per pupil
for each pupil
in the school district who, in to whom all of
12the following apply:
the prior school year, the student
obtained a high school diploma or a 14
technical education high school diploma from a school in the school district, if all of
15the following apply:.
106.273 (3) (a) 1. of the statutes is repealed.
106.273 (3) (a) 2. of the statutes is renumbered 106.273 (3) (a) 1m. 18
b. and amended to read:
(a) 1m. b. The pupil
successfully completed the school
20district's industry-recognized certification
program under subd. 1.
in any a
year in which the program was approved by the department under sub. (2) (a)
106.273 (3) (a) 2m. of the statutes is created to read:
(a) 2m. An incentive grant to a school district that has an 24
industry-recognized certification program approved by the department under sub. 25
(2) (b). Subject to par. (b), for each such program the school district has, the amount
of the incentive grant under this subdivision is equal to $1,000 for each student in 2
the school district who successfully completed the program in a school year in which 3
the program was approved by the department under sub. (2) (b).
(am) The department may not make a per
award of 7
$1,000 to a school district under par. (a) 1m.
if the industry-recognized certification 8
program completed by the pupil student
as a condition of the award under par. (a) 92. 1m. b.
is an information technology instructional program developed under s. 10
106.273 (3) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
(b) If the amount allocated under par. (a) in any fiscal year is 13
insufficient to pay the full amount per pupil
under par. (a) 1m. and 2m.
, the 14
department may prorate the amount of its the department's
payments among school 15
districts eligible for an
incentive grant grants
under this section
106.273 (4) of the statutes is created to read:
106.273 (4) Completion awards for students.
From the appropriation under 18
s. 20.445 (1) (c), the department shall annually award a completion award to a 19
student in the amount of $500 for each industry-recognized certification program 20
approved by the department under sub. (2) (b) that the student successfully 21
completed in a school year in which the program was approved by the department 22
under sub. (2) (b).
106.273 (5) of the statutes is created to read:
106.273 (5) Memorandum of understanding.
The department and the 25
department of public instruction shall enter into a memorandum of understanding
setting forth their respective responsibilities in administering this section. The 2
memorandum of understanding shall provide that the department of workforce 3
development will annually furnish funds to the department of public instruction to 4
make the payments under subs. (3) and (4).
(1) Career and technical education incentive grants and completion awards. 7
This act first applies to the completion of an industry-recognized certification 8
program approved by the department of workforce development under section 9
106.273 (2) (b) of the statutes by a student in the 2018-19 school year.