Perkins Grant

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
    industry representatives.
  • Develop, improve or expand the use of technology in career and
    technical education programs, including nursing and allied health programs.
  • Provide professional development programs to instructors, counselors
    and administrators.
  • Develop and implement evaluations of career & technical
    education programs, including nursing and allied health programs.
  • Initiate, improve, expand and modernize quality career & technical
    education programs, including nursing and allied health programs.
  • Provide services and activities that are of sufficient size, scope and
    quality to be effective.
  • Link secondary and postsecondary career and technical education
    including programs of study and articulation agreements to
    include college credits.

NPC Grant Funded Programs 

To Cost and Completion links web page.

  2015–16 Grant Year 2016–17 Grant Year
NPC Program Location Location
Automotive Technology Show Low Show Low
Business Studies All NPC Campuses and Centers All NPC Campuses and Centers
Computer Information Systems All NPC Campuses and Centers All NPC Campuses and Centers
Construction Technology PDC (Holbrook);
Blue Ridge HS, Lakeside
PDC (Holbrook);
Whiteriver
Cosmetology LCC (Winslow);
WMC (Show Low)
LCC (Winslow);
WMC (Show Low)
Fire Science NATC (Taylor) NATC (Taylor)
Industrial Maintenance & Operations Cholla/Joseph City;
PDC (Holbrook);
Coronado/St. Johns
PDC (Holbrook);
Coronado/St. Johns
Mechatronics PDC (Holbrook) PDC (Holbrook)
Medical Assistant SCC (Snowflake/Taylor);
LCC (Winslow)
SCC (Snowflake/Taylor);
LCC (Winslow)
Nursing LCC (Winslow);
WMC (Show Low)
LCC (Winslow);
WMC (Show Low)
Nursing Assistant (CNA)   SCC (Snowflake/Taylor)
Paramedicine/EMT WMC (Show Low) WMC (Show Low)
Welding Show Low;
PDC (Holbrook);
St. Johns
Show Low;
PDC (Holbrook);
St. Johns

2011–12 Grant Year 2012–13 Grant Year 2013–14 Grant Year
Computer Information Systems A+, N+ Cosmetology Computer Information Systems
Fire Science Fire Science Fire Science
Industrial Maintenance
& Operations
Industrial Maintenance
& Operations
Industrial Maintenance
& Operations
Nursing Medical Assistant Medical Assistant
Welding Nursing Nursing
  Nursing Assistant Welding
  Welding  

Reporting Requirements

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:


Performance Measures

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) and 5P1 and 5P2, Non-traditional (Gender) Completion.


For questions regarding this program please contact the Career & Technical Education Division via email or call (800) 266-7845, ext. 6232.