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Program Memoranda and Non-Regulatory Guidance

DATE issues program memoranda and non-regulatory guidance to help states effectively implement Perkins IV.

  • State Allocations
  • State Plan Guidance
  • CAR Reporting
  • Q & A's

Estimated Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 State Allocations under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins IV) and Request for Conforming Revisions to State Plans, Including Budgets (OMB Approval Number 1830-0029)

PDF, 255 KB

Estimated Federal FY 2013 State Allocations under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins IV) and Request for Submission of Revisions to Budget and State Plan - OMB Approval Number: 1830-0029, released May 1, 2013

PDF, 1.3 MB

Estimated FY 2013 CTE State Grants with 5% Reduction from FY 2012 Enacted Level, released March 11, 2013

PDF, 291 KB

Revised Estimated Federal FY 2012 State Allocations under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins IV) and Request for Submission of Revisions to Budget and State Plan - OMB Approval Number: 1830-0029, released May 2, 2012

PDF, 1.05 MB

Estimated FY 2012 State Allocations under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins IV), and Request for Submission of Revisions to Budget and State Plan - OMB Approval Number: 1830-0029, released April 9, 2012

PDF, 1.3 MB

Revised FY 2011 State Allocations and Supplement under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins IV), released February 10, 2012

PDF, 1.2 MB

Revised Estimated FY 2011 State Allocations under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins IV), released October 5, 2011

PDF, 1.2 MB

Estimated FY 2011 State Allocations under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins IV), released June 6, 2011

PDF, 257 KB

Extension of Time to Submit Documents and Instructions Regarding the July 1, 2009 and 2010 Grants for Title II, Tech Prep Education, under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins IV), released May 27, 2011

PDF, 260 KB

Estimated FY 2011 State Allocations under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins IV), released May 20, 2011

PDF, 258 KB

Estimated FY 2010 State Allocations under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins IV), released March 11, 2010

PDF, 258 KB

Estimated FY 2009 State Allocations under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins IV), released March 31, 2009

PDF, 1.4 MB

Estimated FY 2008 State Allocations under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins IV), released Feb. 25, 2008

MS Word, 146 KB        PDF, 264 KB

Estimated FY 2007 State Allocations under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006, released May 1, 2007        

MS Word, 130 KB        PDF, 203 KB

Estimated FY 2006 State Allocations under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (PerkinsIV), released April 3, 2006

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Estimated FY 2005 State Allocations under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act, released April 13, 2005

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Estimated FY 2004 State Allocations under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act, released April 23, 2004

PDF, 86 KB


Guidance for the Submission of State Plan Revisions, Budgets, and Performance Levels for Program Year Eight Perkins IV Grant Awards - OMB Approval Number: 1830-0029, released December 9, 2013.

PDF, 691 KB

Abbreviated Request for a Revision to State Adjusted Levels of Performance under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act Based on a State's Approved Flexibility under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, released August 31, 2012

PDF, 164 KB

Guidance for the Submission of State Plan Revisions, Budgets, and Performance Levels for Program Year Seven Perkins IV Grant Awards - OMB Approval Number: 1830-0029, released December 7, 2012.

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Transmittal of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 State Plan Guide (OMB Approval Number: 1830-0029 Expiration: June 30, 2013).

PDF, 700 KB

Guidance for the Submission of Cover Letter, State Plan Revisions, and Budgets for FY 2012 Perkins IV Grant Awards - OMB Approval Number: 1830-0029, released December 7, 2011

PDF, 87 KB

Extension of Time to Submit Documents and Instructions Regarding the July 1, 2009 and 2010 Grants for Title II, Tech Prep Education, under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act 2006 (Perkins IV), released May 27, 2011

PDF, 260 KB

Guidance for the Submission of State Plan Revisions, Budgets, and Performance Levels for FY 2011 Perkins IV Grant Awards - OMB Approval Number: 1830-0029, released December 7, 2010

PDF, 304 KB

Guidance for the Submission of State Plan Revisions, Budgets, and Performance Levels for FY 2010 Perkins IV Grant Awards - OMB Approval Number: 1830-0029, issued December 23, 2009

PDF, 967 KB

The Official Fiscal Year 2009 Perkins IV Guidance for State Career and Technical Education Directors, released Feb. 6, 2009

PDF, 580 KB

Supplemental Information for Completing the Perkins IV Five-Year State Plan, released Jan. 22, 2008

MS Word, 36 KB        PDF, 28 KB

Submission of Five-Year State Plans under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins IV), released Oct. 30, 2007       

MS Word, 36 KB        PDF, 141 KB

Non-Regulatory Guidance Regarding the Consolidation of Title II Tech Prep Funds with Title I Basic Grant Funds, released May 17, 2007       

MS Word, 34 KB        PDF, 133 KB

Student Definitions and Measurement Approaches for the Core Indicators of Performance under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins IV)       

MS Word, 49 KB        PDF, 298 KB

Transmittal of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 State Plan Guide (OMB Approval Number: 1830-0029 Expiration: 31 March 10), released March 12, 2007

Consolidated Annual Report (CAR) for the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins IV), released September 15, 2011

PDF, 80 KB

Consolidated Annual Report (CAR) for the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins IV), released June 2, 2008

Instructions: MSWord, 255 KB | PDF, 241 KB

Accountability Forms: Excel, 918 KB | PDF, 77 KB

Financial Status Report: Excel, 74 KB | PDF, 17 KB

Clarification on Data Submission Requirements for the Consolidated Annual Reports (CARs), released Oct. 3, 2006       

PDF, 50 KB

Perkins IV Non-Regulatory Guidance Q & A -Version 3.0, released June 2, 2009

PDF, 4.8 MB

Q&A Regarding the Implementation of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 - Version 2.0, released June 7, 2007       

MS Word, 50 KB

Q&A Regarding the Implementation of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 - Version 1.0, released Jan. 9, 2007       

MS Word, 98 KB        PDF, 701 KB