CTE - Perkins Secondary (Federal)
CSFA Number: 586-69-0418
Agency Name
State Board Of Education (586)
Agency Contact
Steve Parrott
Short Description
The purpose of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education grant is to develop more fully the academic and career and technical skills of secondary students who elect to enroll in Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs.
Subject Area
Program Function
Education Employment, Labor, and Training
Enabling Legislation
PL 109-270
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
Funds are used by eligible recipients (local subgrantees), in accordance with Perkins IV, Section 135 Local Uses of Funds, to provide Career and Technical Education. This program is subject to non-supplanting requirements and must use a restricted indirect cost rate, pursuant to 34 CFR 76-564-76-569. Statutory Formula: Sec. 111 of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006.
An exception to the Uniform Guidance (2 CFR 200) and GATA was approved by the Governor’s Office of Management and Budget.
Eligibility Requirements
Education for Employment Consortiums composed of public Local Education Agencies are eligible.
Eligible Applicants
Education Organizations;
Application and Award Processing
This program is renewed annually. Eligible applicants are required to complete the Strategies for Improvement Report and submit an activity plan and budget in the IWAS-Perkins e-grant application.
Assistance Consideration
Post Assistance Requirements
Annual progress reports, expenditure reports, scheduled programmatic Technical Assistance Visit reports, audits, and records retention per federal guidelines are required.
Regulations, Guidelines, Literature
Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006, Performance indicator Definitions, Components for a Quality CTE System, Career and Technical Education Program Elements
Funding By Fiscal Year
FY 2017 : $21,024,044
FY 2018 : $22,882,845
FY 2019 : $34,660,732
Federal Funding
Notice of Funding Opportunities
Agency IDGrantee NameStart DateEnd DateAmount
15016299025-4745(00)City of Chicago SD 29907/15/201906/30/20205,648,249
19022502046-4745(00)DuPage Area Occup Educ Sys07/17/201906/30/20201,060,177
34049790046-4745(00)Lake County Area Voc System07/15/201906/30/2020905,851
56099711045-4745(00)Three Rivers EFE System07/09/201906/30/2020836,685
07016228046-4745(00)Career Development System07/15/201906/30/2020696,672