High School CTE Pre-Application Webinar

A pre-application webinar for all interested grant applicants will be held on June 22, 2017 at 2:00 PM EST. Registration is required for the event– please register at the WebEx URL below.

WebEx Link and Dial-in

All sound and video can be accessed through the web link, but if you have technical difficulties, you can access the audio using the following dial-in information:

  • Dial-in: (240) 454-0879
  • Event number / access code: 662 864 634

The webinar will be broadcast via WebEx and requires you to download the WebEx plug-in. Please note that the plug-in will not install if your browser has high security settings or you do not have administrative rights. For your reference, the full WebEx system requirements are available here.

Revised FY17 Budgets Due

Revised FY 2017 budgets are due on June 15, 2017, per the May 31, 2017 Program Memo from OCTAE.

Access the Perkins Web Portal: https://perkins.ed.gov

Getting Help: For general assistance, contact Denise Garland at Denise.Garland@ed.gov. For technical assistance, contact perkins-help@rti.org.

 

Promoting Community College Student Success: Using Research-Based K-12 Strategies to Enhance Teaching and Learning

Date: May 31, 2017
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM ET

The Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education is pleased to host the fourth event in the Technical Assistance for Minority serving Community Colleges initiative webinar series. We invite you to join postsecondary faculty and staff from across the country on May 31 for a discussion of adapting research-based K-12 strategies to promote learning and student retention in community colleges.

OER Resources for Career, Technical, and Adult Education: Introducing SkillsCommons

April 27, 2017
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET

SkillsCommons is an online library containing free and open learning and program support for job-driven workforce development. The Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education invites you to join SkillsCommons Associate Director Dr. Rick Lumadue as he discusses the important open educational resources SkillsCommons has to offer and how to access and reuse them.

Click here to register »

LIVE Webinar Series Invitation: Connecting Secondary Students to Apprenticeship Programs

Wednesday, April 26, 2017
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET

OCTAE welcomes a discussion of lessons learned from site visits to eight CTE and apprenticeship programs.

Speakers:

  • Sharon Miller, Division of Academic and Technical Education, OCTAE
  • Kate Kreamer and Andrea Zimmermann, Advance CTE
  • Tony Trapp and Jason Haak, Upper Valley Career Center, Ohio
  • Mitchell Harp and Melissa Stowasser, Trident Technical College, South Carolina

Click here to register »

Up-to-Date with DATE Webinar

Thursday, April 20, 2017
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET

Agenda:

  • Welcome
  • CTE Research Topics
  • PCRN Website Redesign
  • Division Branch Updates
  • Questions

Connection Information:

WebExURL: https://luminarylabs.webex.com/luminarylabs/onstage/g.php?MTID=e30b0e9b9d9ca6426a135e7931150931f
Event password: goCT3
Dial-in Number: (240) 454-0879
Event number / access code: 661 356 817

State Plan Training Session #2

The Division of Academic and Technical Education (DATE) will be hosting two training sessions that will provide an overview of the Perkins Web Portal and a demonstration of the State Plan online submission. These training sessions are designed to support you and your team in the submission of State Plan revisions, budgets and performance levels for Program Year 11 (FY 2017-18) Perkins IV grant awards electronically through the Perkins IV State Plan Submission Web site. The training sessions will provide the same content and will have the same format.

Thursday, March 9, 2017
1:00PM - 2:00PM ET

Webinar Connection Information

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

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

State Plan Reporting Ends

Each eligible agency that wishes to extend its Perkins IV Five-Year State Plan must submit annually a request to extend its State Plan, State Plan revisions, budgets, and proposed performance levels of each of the core indicators of performance.

Reporting Period: March 1, 2017 - April 26, 2017

Access the Perkins Web Portal: https://perkins.ed.gov

Getting Help: For general assistance, contact Denise Garland at Denise.Garland@ed.gov. For technical assistance, contact perkins-help@rti.org.

State Plan Reporting Begins

Each eligible agency that wishes to extend its Perkins IV Five-Year State Plan must submit annually a request to extend its State Plan, State Plan revisions, budgets, and proposed performance levels of each of the core indicators of performance.

Reporting Period: March 1, 2017 - April 26, 2017

Access the Perkins Web Portal: https://perkins.ed.gov

Getting Help: For general assistance, contact Denise Garland at Denise.Garland@ed.gov. For technical assistance, contact perkins-help@rti.org.

State Plan Training Session #1

The Division of Academic and Technical Education (DATE) will be hosting two training sessions that will provide an overview of the Perkins Web Portal and a demonstration of the State Plan online submission. These training sessions are designed to support you and your team in the submission of State Plan revisions, budgets and performance levels for Program Year 11 (FY 2017-18) Perkins IV grant awards electronically through the Perkins IV State Plan Submission Web site. The training sessions will provide the same content and will have the same format.

Thursday, March 2, 2017
11:00AM - 12:00PM ET

Webinar Connection Information

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

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

February NSWG Call

Call Information

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM ET

Dial-in information to be sent to registered participants.

 

Advancing Career Pathways Regional Meetings: Region 4 - Salt Lake City, Utah

Are you interested in discussing how to leverage change in career pathways systems? If so, join us at one of four regional meetings for The Advancing Career Pathways project.

Career and Technical Education (CTE) leaders and stakeholders from across the nation are encouraged to attend the meetings.

The U.S. Department of Education's Office of Career, Technical and Adult Education’s (OCTAE) Advancing Career Pathways project is hosting the four regional meetings in several cities across the country:

November 14, 2016 Chicago, IL
May 1, 2017 Washington, DC
June 6, 2017 Salt Lake City, UT

For more information, visit: http://advancingcpregional.org/

Advancing Career Pathways Regional Meetings: Region 3 - Washington, DC

Are you interested in discussing how to leverage change in career pathways systems? If so, join us at one of four regional meetings for The Advancing Career Pathways project.

Career and Technical Education (CTE) leaders and stakeholders from across the nation are encouraged to attend the meetings.

The U.S. Department of Education's Office of Career, Technical and Adult Education’s (OCTAE) Advancing Career Pathways project is hosting the four regional meetings in several cities across the country:

November 14, 2016 Chicago, IL
May 1, 2017 Washington, DC
June 6, 2017 Salt Lake City, UT

For more information, visit: http://advancingcpregional.org/

Advancing Career Pathways Regional Meetings: Region 1 - Chicago, Illinois

Are you interested in discussing how to leverage change in career pathways systems? If so, join us at one of four regional meetings for The Advancing Career Pathways project.

Career and Technical Education (CTE) leaders and stakeholders from across the nation are encouraged to attend the meetings.

The U.S. Department of Education's Office of Career, Technical and Adult Education’s (OCTAE) Advancing Career Pathways project is hosting the four regional meetings in several cities across the country:

November 14, 2016 Chicago, IL
May 1, 2017 Washington, DC
June 6, 2017 Salt Lake City, UT

For more information, visit: http://advancingcpregional.org/

November NSWG Call

Call Information

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM ET

Dial-in information to be sent to participants.

Secondary Data Submitted 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, 2016 - December 31, 2016
Secondary Data Submitted to EDEN/EdFacts: December 12, 2016

Access the Perkins Web Portalhttps://perkins.ed.gov

Getting Help: For general assistance, contact Sharon Head at Sharon.Head@ed.gov. For technical assistance, contact perkins-help@rti.org.

Office Hours at the 2016 Advance CTE Fall Meeting

The Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education (OCTAE) welcomes state directors and their teams to meet with DATE staff members for guidance and assistance with career and technical education (CTE) and Perkins issues. Meetings will be held October 17-19 in the Maryland Room of the BWI Airport Marriott hotel (1743 W. Nursery Rd., Linthicum Heights, MD 21090). Registration is first come, first scheduled. Please register by October 12.

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, 2016 - December 31, 2016

The deadline to submit 2015-16 secondary performance data to the EDFACTS Submission System is December 12, 2016.

Access the Perkins Web Portal: https://perkins.ed.gov

Getting Help: For general assistance, contact Sharon Head at Sharon.Head@ed.gov. For technical assistance, contact perkins-help@rti.org.

CAR Reporting Begins

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, 2016 - December 31, 2016

The deadline to submit 2015-16 secondary performance data to the EDFACTS Submission System is December 12, 2016.

Access the Perkins Web Portal: https://perkins.ed.gov

Getting Help: For general assistance, contact Sharon Head at Sharon.Head@ed.gov. For technical assistance, contact perkins-help@rti.org.

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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.