PerkinsFederal act established to improve career-technical education programs, integrate academic and career-technical instruction, serve special populations, and meet gender equity needs.
These allocations are a part of the state's Vocational Education Basic Grant Award from the U.S. Department of Education under the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (Perkins V), previously known as the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act of 2006 (Perkins IV).
- Fiscal year 2020-2021 final allocations
- Fiscal year 2019-2020 final allocations
- Fiscal year 2018-2019 final allocations
- Fiscal year 2017-2018 final allocations
- Fiscal year 2016-2017 final allocations
- Fiscal year 2015-2016 final allocations
CTE Data Collection
The CTE Data Collection page contains links to the Data Survey, CTE Data Collection Letter and a Webinar Series on how to complete the survey.
Perkins Forms and Files
The forms and files page contains links to a variety of forms and resources to assist with specific tasks related to the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (Perkins V).
The Perkins timeline shows important due dates for local educational agency submissions of funding notices, applications, claims, and reports.
Perkins Legislative Report
This legislative report page contains information on annual reports for Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (Perkins V) grant award.
Perkins Grant Management System
Application for Funding - Due annually on May 1*
This is an electronic method to complete the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (Perkins V) Application for Funding, including the Budget/Expenditure Schedule.
* New or returning (after an absence) Local Educational Agencies wanting to apply for Perkins funding must submit a completed Intent to Apply (PDF) form prior to January 31st to apply for funds beginning the following July.
Information and useful resources for career technical education administrators, instructors and students.
Perkins/Career Technical Education Mailing List
Join the Perkins Mailing List to be notified via e-mail when new or updated information is available.
To subscribe to the Perkins listserv, send a "blank" message to firstname.lastname@example.org.
To unsubscribe from the Perkins listserv, send a "blank" message to email@example.com.
List of staff contact information for the California Department of Education's Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (Perkins V).
Special populations address students who are disabled, economically disadvantaged, in nontraditional careers, single parents, displaced homemakers, English learners, and others.