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The Perkins State Plan is undergoing it's four-year revision for grant years 2024 through 2027.

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Attend a Public Hearing!

Public Hearings Notice and Details

Announcement for Perkins State Plan public hearing dates and times. Thursday February 8th and 22nd 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm


The President signed the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (Perkins V) into law on July 31, 2018, reauthorizing the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins IV).

Perkins V expands opportunities for every student to explore, choose, and follow CTE programs of study and career pathways to earn credentials of value. In Montana, Perkins V starts with the 2020-21 grant cycle. Grant opportunities through Perkins V include: Perkins Local, Institutional, Reserve Fund, and Non-Trad grants.

Explore the links below to learn more about Perkins V in Montana and apply for funding and grant opportunities!

 

 

 

Important Dates & Deadlines


January 31, 2024

Q2 Reports due

April 1, 2024

Perkins Nontraditional Occupations Grant opens (Ongoing approvals)

April 30, 2024

Q3 Reports due

May 1, 2024

Amendment Deadline for 2022-2023 Grant Cycle

May 26, 2024

Perkins Local + CLNA and Perkins Reserve Applications due

July 1, 2024

2023-2024 Grant Cycle begins

August 31, 2024

Final reports due for Grant Cycle 2022-2023

October 31, 2024

Q1 Reports due

November 1, 2024

Perkins performance and student data due to OCHE

December 31, 2024

Deadline for ordering major equipment


Contact:

For general questions and additional information, please contact:

 

Jacque Treaster
Director of Dual Enrollment and Career & Technical Education
Montana University System
Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education
560 N Park Ave
Helena, MT 59601
(406) 449-9135
jtreaster@montana.edu  

 

ML Rutherford
Perkins Program Manager
Montana University System
Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education
560 N Park Ave
Helena, MT 59601
(406) 449-9128
mlrutherford@montana.edu 

 

Ciera Franks-Ongoy
Perkins Equity and Compliance Manager
Montana University System
Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education
560 N Park Ave
Helena, MT 59601
(406) 449-9132
cfranksongoy@montana.edu

 

Chase Stahl
CTE Data Specialist
Montana University System
Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education
560 N Park Ave
Helena, MT 59601
(406) 449-9141
cstahl@montana.edu