Technical Assistance to States

The Department provides opportunities throughout the year to help states report valid, reliable, and complete data on the Perkins indicators of performance.

Next Steps Work Group

The NSWG meets quarterly via conference calls, to discuss accountability issues and program improvement.

Data Quality Institutes

These annual institutes help states develop and implement Perkins IV data systems.

Support to States

Individual or groups of states are selected each year to receive customized technical assistance on accountability and implementation issues.

State Perkins Accountability Congress

A forum for states to provide feedback on approaches for assessing student and program outcomes.


John Haigh
(202) 245-7735

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