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    Page Title| Administration  Educational Grants

    Carl D. Perkins Grant

    The Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act (Perkins III), signed into law on October 31, 1998, sets out a new vision of vocational and technical education for the 21st century. The central goals of this new vision are improving student achievement and preparing students for post-secondary education, further learning, and careers.

    The Perkins plan focuses on high quality programs that:

    • Integrate academic and vocational education
    • Promote student attainment of challenging academic and vocational and technical standards
    • Provide students with strong experience in, and understanding of, all aspects of an industry
    • Address the needs of individuals who are members of special populations
    • Involve parents, students, employers, and other stakeholders in planning, implementation, and evaluation of local programs
    • Provide strong linkages between secondary and post-secondary education
    • Develop, improve, and expand the use of technology
    • Provide professional development opportunities for teachers, counselors, and administrators

    Eligible recipients of Perkins funds are accountable for:

    • Student attainment of academic proficiency
    • Student attainment of vocational-technical skill proficiencies
    • Student attainment of a secondary school diploma or its recognized equivalent, a proficiency credential in conjunction with a secondary school diploma, or a post-secondary degree or credential
    • Student placement in, retention, and completion of post-secondary education or advanced Training, placement in military service, or placement or retention in employment
    • Student participation in and completion of vocational and technical education programs that lead to nontraditional training and employment

    Contact Info
    Mary Beatty-Sharisky, Principal, Toms River
    phone: (732) 473 3159
    email: mbeatty-sharisky@mail.ocvts.org

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