Native Hawaiian Career and
Technical Education Program

​Each year under the Perkins statute, Congress appropriates roughly $2.7 million under the Native Hawaiian Career and Technical Education Program (NHCTEP) to community-based organizations primarily serving and representing Native Hawaiians to plan, conduct, and administer career and technical programs for Native Hawaiian students.

In FY 2018, the Department awarded nine three-year grants under the NHCTEP program. Funds for years two and three are subject to the availability of funds and whether a grantee meets the requirements of 34 CFR 75.253 (Continuation of multi-year project after the first budget period).

The grantees are:


NHCTEP Project Abstracts, October 2019 (DOCX, 31 KB)

Federal Register Notice for the FY 2018 NHCTEP Competition
(PDF, 225 KB)


Edward Smith
(202) 245-7602
(Cohort 2018)

Patti Beltram
(202) 245-7094
(Cohort 2021)

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