The Division of Academic and Technical Education (DATE) will not conduct monitoring visits for FY 2019, which is the transition year under the newly-authorized Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (Perkins V). In lieu of monitoring visits, DATE invites eligible agencies to apply for technical assistance to help implement the statutory changes and levers of opportunity in Perkins V. Please email your request, with the information below, to with a cc to your Perkins Regional Coordinator.

  • Topical area(s) to be addressed through technical assistance (for example, State leadership set-asides, use of the reserve)
  • Length of assistance needed (day-long meeting, multiple meetings over consecutive days, multiple meetings over a period of time)
  • Preference for virtual or on-site visit

Requests will be promptly processed in the order they are submitted.


Perkins Web Portal


Edward Smith
(202) 245-7602

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