September 29, 2020
Below please find a link to a Notice of Proposed Priorities (NPP) for the Innovation and Modernization (I&M) Grant Program under section 114(e) of the Perkins V Act. As you will recall, the purpose of the I& M Grant Program is to identify, support, and rigorously evaluate evidence-based and innovative strategies and activities to improve and modernize CTE, and to ensure workforce skills taught in CTE programs funded under the Perkins Act align with labor market needs. The program’s first competition for new awards occurred during 2019 and resulted in nine grant awards. In this NPP, the Department is proposing priorities, requirements, definition, and selection criteria in anticipation of future grant competitions.
Please note that comments are due on or before October 26, 2020.
Sharon Lee Miller
Director, Division of Academic and Technical Education