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Carl D. Perkins Career & Technical Education Act of 2006 The Law, The Myths, The Legends September 2014.

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1 Carl D. Perkins Career & Technical Education Act of 2006 The Law, The Myths, The Legends September 2014

2 Question #1  What is the minimum amount an LEA must be able to “generate” in Perkins funds in order to qualify for Perkins funds?

3 Answer #1  $15,000

4 Question #2  What is the minimum amount a group of LEAs (consortia) must be able to “generate” in Perkins funds in order to qualify for Perkins funds?

5 Answer #2  $50,000

6 Question #3  What are the 6 categories that meet the definition for special populations under the Perkins law?

7 Answer #3  Disabled  Economic Disadvantaged  Non-traditional ???? define  Single Parents  Displaced Homemakers  Limited English Proficient (LEP)

8 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.

9 Answer #4  Tutors  Readers  Adapted equipment  Recognition for student achievement  Other services necessary

10 Question #5  Are Regional Pathway funds allocated to each CTE region through Perkins held to the same allowable expenditures requirements as Perkins formula funds?

11 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.

12 Question #6  Can Perkins funds be used to renovate or build classroom facilities?

13 Answer #6  NO – no renovation or building costs are allowable

14 Question #7  Can Perkins funds be used to purchase furniture?

15 Answer #7  NO – this is not an allowable expense.

16 Question #8  Can Perkins funds be used to pay teacher dues for professional organizations (ACTE, CTSO, etc)?

17 Answer #8  YES – This is an allowable expense (for teachers only)

18 Question #9  Can promotional items be purchased with Perkins funds?  Examples – string backpacks, pencils/pens, flash drives, etc

19 Answer #9  NO – this is not an allowable use of funds

20 Question #10  What is a Perkins Data Quality Meeting and are you required to attend?

21 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.

22 FY 15 Data Quality Meetings  Secondary:  Friday, January 9, 10:00 a.m.  Webinar format  Post-Secondary:  TBD


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