Perkins V Transition State Plan Approved
The new five-year Perkins V, Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (formerly known as the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act) has been issued by the U.S. Department of Education beginning with the 2019-20 school year. For Missouri, 2019-20 Perkins V will be a Transition year with submittal for final approval in June, 2020. A part of the State Plan of the new Perkins V focuses on program quality elements and aligning the locally approved plan with a comprehensive local needs assessment.
The state plan is administered by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, Office of College and Career Readiness. Missouri receives about $22 million a year under the Perkins V Act to support career and technical education programs across the state.
- Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act of 2006
- Questions and Answers Regarding the Implementation of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006
Perkins V Resources
- Comprehensive Local Needs Assessment Guidance document (posted 7/19/19)
- Perkins V Workshop Presentation (posted 9/23/19)
- Perkins V Local Application (posted 8/28/19)
- Frequently Asked Questions (posted 9/24/19)