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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, 2022

Q2 Reports due

April 1, 2022

Perkins Nontraditional Occupations Grant opens (Ongoing approvals)

April 30, 2022

Q3 Reports due

May 1, 2022

Amendment Deadline for 2021-2022 Grant Cycle

May 27, 2022

Perkins Local + CLNA and Perkins Reserve Applications due

July 1, 2022

2022-2023 Grant Cycle begins

August 1, 2022

Final reports due for Grant Cycle 2021-2022

October 31, 2022

Q1 Reports due

November 1, 2022

Perkins performance and student data due to OCHE

December 31, 2022

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  

 

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

 

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

 

Meaghan Kolar
CTE Data and Reporting Analyst
Montana University System
Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education
560 N Park Ave
Helena, MT 59601
(406) 449-9141
mkolar@montana.edu