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.

 

Native American Career and Technical Education Program (NACTEP) Pre-Application Webinar

The Department hosted an online, informational session on February 20, 2018, to help interested applicants with the NACTEP application process.

Recorded Webinar (Duration: 49:03)

Materials

 

QUICK LINKS

Federal Register Notice
(PDF, 264 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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