Career and Technical Education Incentive Grants for Eligible Secondary Participants
The New Hampshire Department of Education’s (NH DOE) Career Development Bureau solicits proposals for Incentive Grants awarded under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006. The following announcement provides funding priorities, selection criteria, and application procedures. There is a total of $100,000 available from the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006; 100% federal funds.
This Request for Proposals solicits program improvement projects that:
- Relate to increasing and sustaining access to and enrollment in career and technical education programs; or
- Relate to the increased use of Perkins data-driven decision making in curriculum and instruction; or
- Develop and integrate standards-based academics with a career-relevant, sequenced curriculum following industry-themed pathways that are aligned to high-skill, high-wage, high-growth jobs in the current regional economy, or in emerging regional economic sectors; or
- Ensure that career pathway programs are designed and implemented in a manner that leads students to a post-secondary degree or certification in a high-skill, high-wage, and high-growth or emerging field; or
- Prioritize work-based learning opportunities for students in partnership with regional business and industry, state and local government entities, and nonprofit and community-based organizations; or
- Are deemed by the Career Development Bureau to be a project that is targeted toward increasing access to career and technical education programs for special populations, including individuals with disabilities; economically disadvantaged backgrounds, including foster children; students preparing for non-traditional careers; single parents, single pregnant students; students with limited English proficiency; and displaced homemakers.
Applicants must meet all of the following criteria to be eligible:
- Be a designated NH career and technical education center or an approved regional program, eligible to receive Perkins funds;
- Be able to demonstrate the benefit to a career and technical education center, program, and/or students, immediately and sustainably;
- Be responsible, liable, and oversee financial, program, and post-award reporting requirements.
Applications are due on or before 3:00PM Eastern on February 1, 2016
CONTACT: Jennifer Kiley, Bureau of Career Development | PH: 603-573-0600 | Jennifer.Kiley@doe.nh.gov