Presentation on theme: "Carl D. Perkins Career & Technical Education Act of 2006 The Law, The Myths, The Legends April 2015."— Presentation transcript:
Carl D. Perkins Career & Technical Education Act of 2006 The Law, The Myths, The Legends April 2015
Question #1 What travel costs are allowable for Perkins funds?
Answer #1 1.Travel for “instructional purposes”. Otherwise it is an administrative cost subject to the 5% cap.
Question #2 Can I pay for an expense with Perkins funds that I have previously been paying for with non-Perkins funds?
Answer #2 NO – this would be “supplanting” and is not allowable
Question #3 What should I be doing if I am consistently failing one or more of my Perkins targets?
Answer #3 1. Use your Perkins funds to target improvements in this area. 2. Negotiate your FAUPLs with Jeff McDonald – by May 1 st.
Question #4 If an LEA receives less than $15,000 in Perkins formula funds, is there something special I should be doing?
Answer #4 YES - $15,000 is the minimum amount an LEA should qualify (size, scope, quality) for. If an LEA receives qualifies less than that they should enter into a consortium arrangement where funds are pooled together for the benefit of all in the group. Or they can receive a Minimum Allocation Waiver.
Question #5 Can I purchase standard classroom furniture with Perkins?
Answer #5 NO – standard furniture, files, and equipment “not specific and unique” to the instructional program are not allowable.
Question #6 Can you pay stipends to students from Perkins funds?
Answer #6 No – stipends for students are not allowable. You cannot “pay students to learn”. However – a stipend paid to a student for work performed not related to their learning program MAY be allowable. (example: redesigning a website)
Question #7 Do I have to do a Perkins Local Plan this year?
Answer #7 Why YES – thank you for asking! Due June 1, 2015 You must address how you are improving and increasing the Programs of Study you are offering. Upload to Sharepoint Call TC with questions.