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Career and Technical Education - Grant/Subsidy Information

Perkins Local Plans 380 & 381

Funding for local education agencies (school districts, area career and technical centers, and intermediate units) that operate secondary career and technical education programs per Chapter 339 regulations; and pstsecondary institutions that are certified as eligible by the Office of Postsecondary and Higher Education and operate occupational programs that enroll Pell Grant recipient students.

Guidance on Perkins 380/381 Project Revisions

Changes in the total project amount or the ending date require pre-approval by PDE because such changes are formal contract amendments. Please contact your PDE program advisor if such changes are needed.

Equipment Grants

Application for this grant is done electronically using the e-Grants system.

Final Expenditure Reports

Guidelines for all career and technical education grants require the recipient to submit a Final Expenditure Report (FER) for all program funds for which the recipient applied and was approved.

Practical Nursing Student Instructional Hours

The PDE-4104 is used to collect data on student instructional (classroom and clinical) hours that will determine the full-time equivalent (FTE) students of Practical Nursing (PN) programs. .

Professional Personnel Development Centers Grants

Funding for the Career and Technical Education Professional Personnel Development Centers to provide an alternative education preparation system for career and technical teachers.


For additional information, please contact:

Tammy Keisling | Administrative Assistant
Pennsylvania Department of Education - Bureau of Career and Technical Education
333 Market Street | Harrisburg, PA 17126-0333
Phone: 717.787.5530 | Fax: 717.783.6672
tkeisling@pa.gov | www.education.state.pa.us