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.

Data Quality Institute Virtual Series

The eight session virtual series, Operationalizing Perkins V while Coping with COVID-19, was held between August and November 2020, and focused on key CTE topics states are currently addressing.

Visit the 2020 Data Quality Institute Virtual Series page to access recordings and materials.

Nontraditional Occupations Crosswalk

The 2020 Nontraditional Occupations Crosswalk, along with an Introduction that explains the data sources, methodology, and decision rules that were used to complete it.

Visit the Linking Data page for more information.

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

October 9, 2020Dear Colleagues:

On behalf of Assistant Secretary for Career, Technical, and Adult Education Scott Stump, I am pleased to share an invitation letter and application for a nationwide initiative to support implementation of the new program quality indicators in the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (Perkins V). The project is being conducted by our office in collaboration with contractors at the Manhattan Strategy Group.

As you will note in the invitation, the project work will proceed in two phases. Applications are currently being sought for Phase 1, with applications being due by next Friday, October 30.

Both State and local CTE staff, especially accountability specialists, are encouraged to apply. To that end, please forward this invitation letter and application to your State colleagues, as well as local program directors and staff.

If you have any questions regarding this initiative, please contact Jose Figueroa in our office at or 202-245-6054.

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