10-23-2012 Special School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #26


Title
2012-2013 Carl D. Perkins Career & Technical Education Improvement Act (Perkins IV) Grant Award

Discussion

The Office of Career & Technical Education has received a grant award notification from the Florida Department of Education for federal funds from the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act (Perkins IV).  The purpose of Perkins IV is to improve career and technical education programs.  Required use of funds includes strengthening the academic and career and technical skills of secondary students who elect to enroll in career and technical education programs.  The Florida Department of Education establishes Perkins IV state performance measures with identified local performance targets.

A copy of the 2012-2013 Perkins grant application is available in the Office of Career & Technical Education.

The agenda item to submit the grant application was board approved on April 10, 2012. 



Recommendation
Accept the 2012-2013 Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act (Perkins IV) grant award in the amount of $608,951.

Meeting Date(s)

Authority for Action
General Powers and Duties of the Board

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
12-13$608,951Yes42292704130476300varies000
42292704130496300varies000
42292704130505300333300
42292704130515300varies300
72292704130537200varies000

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


Attachment:  2012-2013 Perkins Grant Award Notification.pdf