Native American Career and
Technical Education Program

Native American Career and Technical Education Program (NACTEP) provides roughly $14.1 million annually to federally-recognized Indian tribes, tribal organizations, Alaskan Native entities, and eligible Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA)- funded schools to provide career and technical education programs for Native Americans and Alaskan Natives.

Outcomes and Products

  • Native American and Alaska Native students who are better prepared to pursue further education or to enter high-skills, high-wage employment.
  • High quality career and technical education teachers, principals, administrators, and counselors.
  • Annual and final performance reports that document grantee's progress in meeting project goals and objectives.
  • Annual performance data on students' progress in achieving positive educational and employment outcomes.

 

  • On August 1, 2017, the Department of Education published the following notice in the Federal Register. Final Waiver and Extension of the Project Period for the Native American Career and Technical Education Program (NACTEP), pages 35,768 – 35,700.
  • Link to the Federal Register Notice: https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2017-08-01/pdf/2017-16182.pdf (PDF, 199 KB)
  • In FY 2013, 31 grants were awarded through a competitive application process for a 2-year period. On July 6, 2015, a Federal Register Notice of Final Waiver and Extension of the Project Period was published, which extended the current NACTEP grants for an additional 2-year period through 2017.
  • The grants will be extended for an additional one-year period through 2018, under the August 1, 2017 NACTEP Notice of Final Waiver and Extension of the Project Period.
  • A new competition is not scheduled at this time.

 

QUICK LINKS

Federal Register Notice
(PDF, 199 KB)

NACTEP Fact Sheet
(PDF, 160 KB)

OCTAE CONTACTS

Gwen Washington
U.S. Department of Education
400 Maryland Ave., SW
Room 11076, Potomac Center Plaza
Washington, DC 20202-7241​
Gwen.Washington
@ed.gov

(202) 245-7790

Linda Mayo
U.S. Department of Education
400 Maryland Ave., SW
Room 11075, Potomac Center Plaza
Washington, DC 20202-7241​
Linda.Mayo@ed.gov
(202) 245-7792

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