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Perkins Forms and Files

This 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 of 2018.

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Timeline
Application for Funding
Claim and Reporting Forms
Perkins Program Monitoring
Resource Documents

Timeline

Document Description

Perkins Timeline and Due Dates

Timeline of Activities and Reports

Timeline for local educational agency (LEA) submission of funding notices, applications, claims and reports

Application for Funding

Document Description

Application

Application for Funding

Online form necessary to complete the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century (Perkins V) Application for Funding, including the Budget/Expenditure Schedule.

Intent to Apply Form

Form is required for all new or returning (after an absence) LEAs wanting to apply for Perkins funding.

Form must be submitted by January 31st to apply for funds beginning the following July.

Local Educational Agency Amendment

Form is required for LEA changes from the previous year's application that may affect the LEA's grant award notification such as an official LEA name change, consortium changes (members joining or leaving, disbandment), or if an LEA would like to opt out of Perkins.

This form must be submitted as soon as the changes are known by the LEA.

Claim and Reporting Forms

Document Description

Capital Outlay

Form to request and justify Perkins V Act capital outlay expenditures.

CDE 20 (PDF)

Enrollment Report to Establish Eligibility for Section 132 Postsecondary Funds

Form to report an unduplicated count of adults (eligible recipients of Section 132 funds) meeting the economically disadvantaged career technical education enrollment criteria.

CDE 21 (PDF)

Fall Term Enrollments in ROCPs and Adult Schools

Form needed to complete the annual report of fall enrollments in Regional Occupational Centers and Programs (ROCPs) and adult schools. These data are required for the division of the Perkins V, Title 1, Part C funds between secondary and postsecondary programs.

CDE 21 Course List Guide

Guide provides a list of courses that should not be counted on the CDE 21 form or assisted with Perkins funds.

Memorandum of Understanding Section 131

The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) form is required for any Section 131 consortiums receiving Perkins funding. It is the responsibility of Consortium Lead to submit an updated form reflecting any and all changes that may occur.

Memorandum of Understanding Section 132

The MOU form is required for any Section 132 consortiums receiving Perkins funding. It is the responsibility of Consortium Lead to submit an updated form reflecting any and all changes that may occur.

Perkins Program Monitoring

Document Description

Perkins Program Monitoring (DOC)

Perkins Program Monitoring

The accountability requirements of LEAs participating in the federal Perkins Act funding were significantly changed by the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act of 2006 (Perkins IV) and the ensuing administrative guidelines issued by the U.S. Department of Education.

Perkins Program Monitoring Action Plan

Action plan template to address each core indicator below 90 percent.

Perkins Program Monitoring Action Plan - Sample

Sample - action plan addressing each core indicator below 90 percent.

Career Technical Education (CTE) - Self Review

11 Elements of a high-quality CTE program self review tool.

Resource Documents

Document Description

Perkins V External link opens in new window or tab. (PDF)

Perkins Act of 2018

Full text of Perkins V (Public Law 115-224).

Perkins Act of 2006

Full text of Perkins IV (Public Law 109-270).

Perkins Guide Book

Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act of 2006 Guide Book.

State Plan External link opens in new window or tab. (PDF)

State Plan

2008–2012 California State Plan for Career Technical Education.

Career Technical Education Advisory Committee Manual

This manual provides information for Career Technical Education (CTE) coordinators, school administrators, boards of trustees, teachers of CTE, and advisory committee members. Included is information on the formation, functions, duties, and operation of advisory committees.

Equipment Management Handbook (DOC)

Equipment Management Handbook

Federal and state equipment-management laws, rules, and regulations needed to develop and maintain a vocational education equipment inventory.

Equipment Disposal/Removal Form

Career Technical Education inventory equipment disposal/removal form VE-35.

Career Technical Education Course Code Definitions by Sector and Pathways 2017–18 Users Guide

The course definitions in this users guide reflect instructional practices and national and state curriculum guidelines for CALPADS reporting as of 2017–18.

CALPADS Mapping Template for CTE (XLSX; 3MB)

CALPADS/CTE Mapping Template

Perkins Coordinators (districts' CTE experts) may use this tool to assist their local CALPADS administrator to more accurately identify local course codes that are CTE eligible and match them up with the appropriate CALPADS codes for CTE coursework.

Memo to CTSO Advisors

Criteria for expenditure of Perkins funds for Career Technical Student Organizations (CTSOs) by general areas of expenditures of funds, as well as examples of both allowable and non-allowable expenditures.

Questions:   Career Technical Education Leadership Office | perkins@cde.ca.gov | 916-322-5050
Last Reviewed: Wednesday, January 29, 2020
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