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Carl D. Perkins Career & Technical Education

NOTE: The application due date for this program has passed.

Carl D. Perkins Career & Technical Education provides local educational agencies with funding for the improvement of secondary and postsecondary career and technical education programs. Funding is provided to (1) state institutions, including the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (Section 112); (2) secondary education programs (Section 131); and (3) postsecondary programs (Section 132).

Eligibility

Eligible
Applicants
Local educational agencies
Required
Eligibility
Criteria
State Special Schools, the Department of Juvenile Justice, and the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation are eligible to apply for Section 112 funding. High school districts, charter high schools, county-operated court and community schools, and the Department of Juvenile Justice schools are eligible to apply for Section 131 funds. Regional Occupational Centers and Programs, adult schools, and community colleges are eligible to apply for Section 132 funds.
Other
Eligibility
Considerations
Not applicable
Eligible
Grade Level(s)
9, 10, 11, 12, Adult
Eligible
Age Level(s)
Not applicable

Funding

Legal
Authority
Carl D. Perkins Career & Technical Education Improvement Act of 2006 (P.L.109-270, Budget Act Item Number 6110-166-0890)
Source / Type Federal / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2012-13
SACS Resource/
Revenue Codes
3540, 3550, 3555 / 8290
Total Available $51,717,954
Recipient
Amount
Various - See Allocation Formula
Match
Requirement
No
Allocation Formula The allocation amount for each recipient is based on the United State Census Bureau Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates (SAIPE) data.

Important Dates

Date
Application
Available
April 5, 2012
Due Date June 1, 2012
Expected
Notification Date
July 1, 2012

Additional Information

Application http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r17/perkins12rfa.asp
Background http://www.cde.ca.gov/ci/ct/pk/
Fiscal http://www.cde.ca.gov/ci/ct/pk/
Funding Resultshttp://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r17/perkins12result.asp
Other Perkins funding uses three separate SACS resource codes. The SACS code for secondary funding under Section 112 is 3540, and under Section 131, 3550. For Section 132, postsecondary, the SACS code is 3555.

Contacts

Program Program and Administrative Support Office
Phone : 916-324-5706
E-mail : perkins@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Program and Administrative Support Office
Phone : 916-324-5706
E-mail : perkins@cde.ca.gov
Division Career & College Transition Division
Phone : 916-445-2652
Fax : 916-327-3879

Last Modified: April 6, 2012

California Department of Education
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Sacramento, CA 95814

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