04-09-2013 Regular School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #33


Title
2013-2014 Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act (Perkins IV) Grant

Discussion

The Office of Career & Technical Education is requesting permission to write and submit an application for federal grant funds under the Carl D. Perkins, Career and Technical Education Improvement Act (Perkins IV).  The total amount of the SY 2013-2014 grant application is based on entitlement funding of $594,858 for Brevard Public Schools.  The 2013-2014 grant application represents the sixth year of the overall plan submitted in 2008.  This allocation is contingent on Florida's 2014 Federal Award.  The submission deadline for this grant application is May 1, 2013. 

The purpose of Perkins IV is to improve career and technical education programs.  Required use of funds includes strengthening the academic, career, and technical education of secondary students who elect to enroll in career and technical education programs.



Recommendation
Approve the writing and submission of the 2013-2014 Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act (Perkins IV) grant application for federal funds in the amount of $594,858, to be submitted to the Florida Department of Education prior to May 1, 2013.

Meeting Date(s)
Consent w/o Information - 4/9/2013

Authority for Action
PL 109-270 Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act of 2006 (Perkins IV)

Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
Partial

Source of Funding
Special Revenue - Federal

FY
Amount
Budgeted
Fund
Cost Center
Project
Function
Object
Program
13-14$594,858Yes42292704140476300varies000
42292704140496300varies000
42292704120505300333300
42292704120515300varies300
42292704120537200varies000

Contact
Janice Scholz, Director, Office of Career & Technical Education, extension 380.