CTE - Perkins Secondary (Federal)
CSFA Number: 586-41-2376
Agency Name
State Board Of Education (586)
Agency Contact
Kristina Valentine
Short Description
The purpose of the Carl D Perkins Career and Technical Education grant is to develop more fully the academic and career technical skills of secondary students who elect to enroll in Career and Technical Education Programs
Subject Area
Program Function
Education Employment, Labor, and Training
Enabling Legislation
PL 109-270 RESERVE.—From amounts made available under subsection
(a)(1) to carry out this subsection, an eligible agency may award grants to eligible recipients for career and technical education activities described in section 135
Objectives and Goals
The purpose of this grant is to develop more fully the academic and career and technical skills of
secondary education students who elect to enroll in CTE programs, by 1) strengthening academic and
technical skills of students in these programs to meet the Illinois Learning Standards through preparation for high-skill, high-wage, or high-demand occupations in current or emerging professions; 2) promoting the development of services and activities that integrate rigorous and challenging academic and career and technical instruction and that link secondary education and postsecondary education for participating CTE students; 3) providing services and activities designed to develop, implement, and improve CTE, including programs of study; 4) providing technical assistance to promote leadership, initial preparation, and comprehensive professional development at the local level that improves the quality of CTE teachers, administrators, and counselors; and 5) supporting partnerships among secondary schools, postsecondary institutions, baccalaureate degree granting institutions, area CTE schools, local workforce investment boards, business and industry, and intermediaries.
Types of Assistance
Formula Grants
Uses and Restrictions
federally restricted indirect cost rate program
Eligibility Requirements
(21) ELIGIBLE RECIPIENT.—The term ‘‘eligible recipient’’ means— (A) a local educational agency (including a public charter school that operates as a local educational agency), an area career and technical education school, an educational service agency, an Indian Tribe, Tribal organization, or Tribal educational agency or a consortium, eligible to receive assistance under section 131; or (B) an eligible institution or consortium of eligible institutions eligible to receive assistance under section 132.
Eligible Applicants
Education Organizations;
Application and Award Processing
Grantees complete grant application through ISBE's eGMS system. Approval of application by ISBE staff using same system. A local needs assessment is also completed through the ISBE IWAS System
Post Assistance Requirements
Periodic final and programmatic reporting through IWAS system.
Regulations, Guidelines, Literature
Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (Perkins V)
https://legcounsel.house.gov/Comps/Carl%20D.%20Perkins%20Career%20And%20Technical%20Education%20Act%20Of%202006(not-in-effect).pdf Section 112 (c )

US Dept of Education Guidance: https://cte.ed.gov/legislation/perkins-v Leveraging the Use of of the Reserve Funds
Funding By Fiscal Year
FY 2020 : $500,000
Federal Funding
Notice of Funding Opportunities