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 April 26, 2017, the Department of Education published the following notice in the Federal Register: Proposed Waiver and Extension of the Project Period for the Native American Career and Technical Education Program, pages 19240 - 19241 (PDF, 178 KB).

We invite you to submit comments regarding this proposed waiver and extension of the project period for the NACTEP on or before May 26, 2017.

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.
A new competition is not scheduled at this time.

 

QUICK LINKS

Federal Register Notice
(PDF, 178 KB)

NACTEP Fact Sheet
(PDF, 228 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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