Perkins V Consolidated Annual Report Comments Due

Comments will be accepted for 60 days, ending on January 7, 2019.

The Federal Register notice is available at the following link: https://www.regulations.gov/document?D=ED-2018-ICCD-0121-0001.

EDFacts Submission System Webinar

The Department’s EDFacts team will conduct a Webinar on Thursday, November 15, 2018, from 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. ET that will cover, among other things, what is included in the package, how to read the package, and how to submit comments.  The link to register for the Webinar is provided below. 

Please sign up at: Registration Link

Perkins V State Plan Guide Comments Due

In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the U.S. Department of Education is proposing a revision to the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act State Plan Guide (information collection 1830-0029) to reflect changes made by the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (Perkins V).

The Federal Register includes a notice inviting public comment on this draft Perkins V State Plan Guide. Comments will be accepted for 60 days. The Federal Register notice can be accessed at the link below: https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2018/10/24/2018-23141/agency-information-collection-activities-proposals-submissions-and-approvals-carl-d-perkins-career

CAR Reporting Ends

Perkins IV requires each state to submit, by December 31st of each year, a Consolidated Annual Report (CAR), which includes narrative responses, financial status reports, and enrollment and performance data on progress in achieving state levels of performance on the core indicators described in Title I of Perkins IV.

Reporting Period: October 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018
Secondary Data Submitted to EDEN/EdFacts: December 14, 2018

Secondary Data Submission to EdFacts Submission System

Perkins IV requires each state to submit, by December 31st of each year, a Consolidated Annual Report (CAR), which includes narrative responses, financial status reports, and enrollment and performance data on progress in achieving state levels of performance on the core indicators described in Title I of Perkins IV.

Reporting Period: October 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018
Secondary Data Submitted to EDEN/EdFacts: December 14, 2018

CAR Reporting Opens

Perkins IV requires each state to submit, by December 31st of each year, a Consolidated Annual Report (CAR), which includes narrative responses, financial status reports, and enrollment and performance data on progress in achieving state levels of performance on the core indicators described in Title I of Perkins IV.

Reporting Period: October 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018
Secondary Data Submitted to EDEN/EdFacts: December 14, 2018

October NSWG Call

Call Information
Time: 2:00 – 3:00pm ET

Dial-in information to be sent to registered participants.

TA Accountability Request Due

To be considered for Program Year (PY) 2018-19 Technical Assistance (TA):

Please submit a brief description (maximum of one page) of your TA needs via e-mail to Sandra Staklis at sstaklis@rti.org no later than Friday, October 12, 2018. If you have questions about the application process, contact Sandra by email or phone (503) 428-5676. DATE support for this project will be provided by John Haigh who can be reached at (202) 245-7735 or via email at john.haigh@ed.gov.

An Opportunity to Re-Think CTE Through Perkins V

OCTAE Assistant Secretary Scott Stump Presents “An Opportunity to Re-Think CTE Through Perkins V

Presentation

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We received a number of questions during the webinar regarding the Perkins V State Plan submission timeline and the transition to Perkins V, generally. While we shared some of our preliminary ideas for transition during the webinar, the State Plan template and accompanying guidance will convey the Department’s final policies for transition, including timeline for implementation of Perkins V. The draft State Plan template will be available for review during the paperwork clearance process this Fall, which we will share when it is available. In the meantime, please submit any questions, concerns, or ideas regarding Perkins V transition to cte@ed.gov.

September NSWG Call

Call Information
Time: 2:00 – 3:00pm ET

Dial-in information to be sent to registered participants.

Minority-Serving Community College Communities of Practice: Plan, Do, Study, Act (PDSA) Cycles

Thursday, July 26, 2018
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT

Join RTI International and Insight Policy Research for a webinar sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education on July 26 at 3pm ET on plan, do, study, act (PDSA) cycles for grant management. The webinar will feature presentations by Dr. Jon Dolle of WestEd and Dr. Matthew Morin of Chaffey College. While the webinar is designed for grantees of minority serving institution grants, this process and information is applicable to all colleges or states receiving grant funding, including Perkins funding. Register here: https://rti.connectsolutions.com/msi_july2018/event/registration.html

Native Hawaiian Career and Technical Education Program (NHCTEP) Pre-Application Teleconference

Friday, July 13, 2018
2:00 PM EDT

The Department will host a Pre-Application Teleconference on Friday, July 13, 2018, designed to help interested applicants with the NHCTEP Application Process.

Connection Information

Phone Number: 1-877-989-3754
Participant Access Code: 3675842

Materials

CAR Training Session #2

The Division of Academic and Technical Education (DATE) will host a CAR training session for States on Wednesday, September 26 at 1:00PM ET. This training session is designed to support you and your team in the submission of the 2018 Consolidated Annual Report (CAR).

Webinar Connection Information

Audio
Phone Number: 1-866-740-1260
Participant Access Code: 8494942

Web Presentation
URL: www.readytalk.com
Participant Access Code: 8494942

CAR Training Session #1

The Division of Academic and Technical Education (DATE) will host a CAR training session for States on Monday, September 24 at 10:00AM ET. This training session is designed to support you and your team in the submission of the 2018 Consolidated Annual Report (CAR).

Webinar Connection Information

Audio
Phone Number: 1-866-740-1260
Participant Access Code: 8494942

Web Presentation
URL: www.readytalk.com
Participant Access Code: 8494942

2019 Data Quality Institute

A New Journey Begins: Implementing the Accountability Provisions in Perkins V

REGISTER NOW! The 2019 Data Quality Institute (DQI) will be held on February 12-13, 2019, at the Potomac Center Plaza in Washington, DC. Hosted by the Division of Academic and Technical Education, part of the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education, the DQI provides state career and technical education (CTE) leaders an opportunity to share information and strategies, and to tackle common challenges in using data to improve student and program outcomes. With the recent reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins IV), the theme of the 2019 DQI—A New Journey Begins: Implementing the Accountability Provisions in Perkins V—will focus on helping state CTE leaders transition to the new requirements outlined in the legislation.

More details on the event, including the link to register, can be found on the DQI webpage.

Minority-Serving Community College Communities of Practice: Career Pathways for Students of Color

Wednesday, June 20, 2018
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM ET

Intentional design and implementation of career pathways are important to advance the achievement of students of color at community colleges. Ms. Robin Fernkas, from the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), will share insights for using DOL resources to create and strengthen career pathways programs. Ms. Laura Ellsworth and Ms. Aundrea Wheeler of Prince George’s Community College (PGCC) will discuss PGCC’s process to tailor the Guided Pathways program to best meet student needs. Webinar participants will learn about tools and strategies for improving career pathways programs, along with clear examples of how these tools can be put into action.

Register here!

Featured Speakers

Robin Fernkas
Senior Research Associate, Director, Division of Strategic Investments, U.S. Department of Labor, Employment & Training Administration

Laura Ellsworth
Associate Dean, Health, Business and Public Service, Prince George’s Community College

Aundrea Wheeler
Assistant Vice President, Curriculum, Programs and Regulation, Prince George’s Community College

Pathways to STEM Apprenticeships for High School CTE Students Pre-Application Webinar

The Department hosted an online, informational session on June 5, 2018, to help interested applicants with the application process for the Pathways to STEM Apprenticeship for High School Career and Technical Education (CTE) Students grant opportunity.

Recorded Webinar (Duration: 48:39)

Materials

July NSWG Call

Call Information

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM ET

Dial-in information to be sent to registered participants.

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Welcome to the Perkins Collaborative Resource Network!

The Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education (OCTAE) has redesigned the Perkins Collaborative Resource Network to enhance its usability for education professionals.

We welcome feedback about this website. If you have comments, questions, or suggestions about how the organization of the information found here can be improved even more, please send an email to perkins-help@rti.org.