Carl D. Perkins Grant

Purpose of Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act (2006)

Annual grant funds awarded support the following purposes:

  1. Build on efforts of states and localities to develop challenging academic and technical program standards and to assist students in meeting such standards, including preparation for high-skill, high-wage or high-demand occupations in current or emerging professions.
  2. Promote development of services and activities that integrate rigorous and challenging academic and technical instruction that links secondary and postsecondary education.
  3. Increase state and local flexibility in providing services and activities designed to develop, implement and improve career and technical education.
  4. Conduct and disseminate nation research information on best practices that improve career and technical education.
  5. Provide faculty, administrators, and counselors with technical assistance that promotes leadership and professional development and improves quality of career and technical education.
  6. Support partnerships among secondary and postsecondary institutions, local workforce development boards and business and industry.
  7. Provide individuals with opportunities to develop programs that will provide the knowledge and skills to keep the United States productive.

Reporting Requirements of the Perkins Grant:

  1. Extensive grant application, which includes measurable objectives.
  2. Fiscal and program reports to ensure compliance with federal and state law.
  3. Report on the annually adjusted Performance Measure Levels (Consolidated Annual Report or CAR)

The current reporting timeline can be found at: 2011-12 Postsecondary Perkins Reporting Timeline.

Perkins Performance Measures:

  1. Definitions of CAR IV Performance measures can be found here: Definition of CAR IV Performance Measures (April 2011)
  2. A copy of the most recent CAR Reports for Mohave Community College can be found at:
    1. CAR IV Report 2010-11 Tech Prep MCC
    2. CAR IV Report 2010-11 Performance Measures MCC
    3. CAR III Report 2010-11 Participants and Concentrators
  3. A copy of the Federal Vocational Education Funding Report can be found here.
  4. If a college does not meet at least 90% of the annually adjusted Performance Measures, the college must submit an Improvement Plan. Mohave Community College has met its Performance Measures so an Improvement Plan is not required.

If you have any questions about this program, please inquire at the Mohave Community College Office of Instruction via or call at 928.757.0805