Skip to main content
California Department of Education Logo

Perkins

Federal act established to improve career-technical education programs, integrate academic and career-technical instruction, serve special populations, and meet gender equity needs.

Allocations

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).

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).

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.

Perkins Data System

CDE 101 E-2 - Due annually on March 15
CTE placement information is required from all ROCPs and each LEA receiving Perkins funding, including agencies that are members of consortiums.

An account is required for new user to input local data and can be obtained by sending an e-mail request to perkins@cde.ca.gov that includes the LEA's county-district number and the name, telephone number, and e-mail address of the local contact person.

Perkins Timeline

The Perkins timeline shows important due dates for local educational agency submissions of funding notices, applications, claims, and reports.

Perkins Resources

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 join-perkins@mlist.cde.ca.gov.

To unsubscribe from the Perkins listserv, send a "blank" message to unsubscribe-perkins@mlist.cde.ca.gov.

Perkins Contacts

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

Special populations address students who are disabled, economically disadvantaged, in nontraditional careers, single parents, displaced homemakers, English learners, and others.

Perkins State Leadership Activities

The Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (Perkins V) allows for 10 percent of the federal grant award to be spend on state leadership activities | DOC.

Questions:   Career Technical Education Leadership Office | perkins@cde.ca.gov | 916-324-5706
Last Reviewed: Friday, August 2, 2019
Recently Posted in Career Technical Education
  • California Workforce Pathways Minutes (added 27-Nov-2019)
    The Workforce Pathways Joint Advisory Committee plans to address workforce pathways to address California’s regional economies.