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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, and State Special Schools (Section 112); (2) secondary education programs (Section 131); and (3) postsecondary education programs (Section 132).

Eligibility

Eligible
Applicants
Local educational agencies
Required
Eligibility
Criteria
State Special Schools and the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation are eligible to apply for Section 112 funding. High school districts, charter high schools, and county offices of education are eligible to apply for Section 131 funds. Regional Occupational Centers and Programs, and adult schools 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 2014-15
SACS Resource/
Revenue Codes
3540, 3550, 3555 / 8290
Total Available $56,536,212
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 10, 2014
Due Date May 1, 2014
Expected
Notification Date
October 1, 2014

Additional Information

Application http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r17/perkins14rfa.asp
Background http://www.cde.ca.gov/ci/ct/pk/
Fiscal http://www.cde.ca.gov/ci/ct/pk/
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 Career Technical Education Administration and Management Office
Phone : 916-324-5706
E-mail : perkins@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Career Technical Education Administration and Management Office
Phone : 916-324-5706
E-mail : perkins@cde.ca.gov
Division Career & College Transition Division
Phone : 916-324-5706
Fax : 916-327-3879

Last Modified: May 8, 2014

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