Purpose and Requirements of Perkins Funding
The purpose of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education
Improvement Act of 2006 is the support of career & technical (occupational)
programs by providing annual grant funds which Northland Pioneer College
is required to use for the following:
- Strengthen the academic, occupational and technical skills of students
- Provide students with strong experience in and understanding of all
aspects of an industry, including partnerships/collaboration with local
- Develop, improve or expand the use of technology in career and
- Provide professional development programs to instructors, counselors
- Develop and implement evaluations of career & technical
- Initiate, improve, expand and modernize quality career & technical
- Provide services and activities that are of sufficient size, scope and
quality to be effective
- Link secondary and postsecondary career and technical education
including Tech Prep initiatives and articulation agreements to
NPC Grant Funded Programs
|2012 - 13||2011 - 12|
|Cosmetology||Computer Information Systems A+, N+|
|Fire Science||Fire Science|
To receive Perkins grant funding NPC is required to submit an extensive grant application as well as regular fiscal and program reports to ensure compliance with federal and state law. In addition, NPC has to report if the program meets the annually adjusted Performance Measure Levels (CAR Report).
NPC current reporting timeline:
Northland Pioneer College is required to submit its annual performance regarding the Perkins Performance Measures via the Consolidated Annual Report (CAR report).
Improvement Plan - If a college does not meet at least 90% of the annually adjusted Performance Measure Levels, an Improvement Plan has to be submitted for the next grant year. NPC failed to meet the state level of performance on 4P1, Student Placement (employment).