Question #4 Name some examples of eligible uses of funds to provide activities to prepare CTE special populations students for high skill, high wage, high demand occupations that will lead to self-sufficiency.
Answer #4 Tutors Readers Adapted equipment Recognition for student achievement Other services necessary
Question #5 Are Regional Pathway funds allocated to each CTE region through Perkins held to the same allowable expenditures requirements as Perkins formula funds?
Answer #5 YES – absolutely. You cannot use these funds or purchase items with these funds that you shouldn’t otherwise purchase with Perkins formula funds.
Question #6 Can Perkins funds be used to renovate or build classroom facilities?
Answer #6 NO – no renovation or building costs are allowable
Question #7 Can Perkins funds be used to purchase furniture?
Answer #7 NO – this is not an allowable expense.
Question #8 Can Perkins funds be used to pay teacher dues for professional organizations (ACTE, CTSO, etc)?
Answer #8 YES – This is an allowable expense (for teachers only)
Question #9 Can promotional items be purchased with Perkins funds? Examples – string backpacks, pencils/pens, flash drives, etc
Answer #9 NO – this is not an allowable use of funds
Question #10 What is a Perkins Data Quality Meeting and are you required to attend?
Answer #10 An annual meeting with the CTE Directors and data representatives of all Perkins recipients. Performance data including disaggregated data, trends, and performance gaps are reviewed and technical assistance is given. YES – you are required to fully participate and to use the information in data-driven decision making regarding the future use of your Perkins funds.
FY 15 Data Quality Meetings Secondary: Friday, January 9, 10:00 a.m. Webinar format Post-Secondary: TBD