Perkins State Plans
and Data Explorer

Conduct customized searches of States’ Perkins V State plans, covering FY 2020-23, and annual enrollment and performance data under Perkins V and its predecessor Perkins IV.

Visit the Perkins State Plans and Data Explorer to learn more.

Work-Based Learning

The Department has released a Summary of Responses to the Request for Information on Expanding Work-Based Learning Opportunities for Youth. The summary provides insights from the field about the barriers to expanding WBL participation and strategies to address them.

Visit the Work-Based Learning page to learn more.

State Profiles

Find Perkins funding information, state career and technical education (CTE) enrollment and performance reports, data downloads, and state contact information.

Visit the State Profiles to learn more.

COVID-19 Information

The Division of Academic and Technical Education (DATE) is taking steps to provide information to States and local career and technical education programs on the national COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic.

For updates on COVID-19 as they pertain to Perkins-funded programs, please visit:

Notes from the Director

February 1, 2021Dear Colleagues:

On behalf the Division of Academic and Technical Education (DATE), "Happy CTE Month!" All through the month of February, we join the nation in celebrating the incredible achievements and contributions that CTE programs have made in preparing students for high-wage, high-skill, and in-demand occupations. We celebrate the administrators, teachers, faculty, counselors, advisors, business and industry partners, parents, and other key stakeholders for their tireless efforts to help students explore, choose, and follow CTE programs and programs of study to earn credentials of value. And, we celebrate you, as State CTE directors, and your staffs for your leadership and stewardship for your State's CTE programs, services, and students.

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