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Carl D. Perkins Act

Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Act of 2006 (Perkins IV)

Carl D. Perkins Memorandum: As a result of a recent Monitoring Visit by the Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education (OCTAE), changes have been made to the Carl D. Perkins application process for fiscal year 2019.  The linked  memorandum is a summation of OCTAE’s requirements for ICTE to come into compliance with federal regulations.  Please review the information and direct any questions or comments to James Barrett-Spencer.  His contact information may be found at the end of the memorandum.


The Carl D. Perkins Act provides federal funding for career & technical programs in Idaho. You can read the act, and find out more information by visiting the U.S. Department of Education.

Learn about Perkins in Idaho: Idaho State Five-Year Plan: Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Act of 2006

Stay up-to-date on Perkins information by bookmarking and frequenting these two sites:

  1. The Perkins Collaborative Resource Network is a resource and information-sharing forum for state Career and Technical Education professionals. It provides a peer-to-peer forum for states to improve their capacity to promote quality CTE programs and collect quality data as it relates to the Perkins accountability requirements.
  2. Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education (OCTAE) administers, coordinates programs that are related to adult education and literacy, career and technical education, and community colleges. For the latest news and information about career and technical education and adult education, see the “OCTAE Connection newsletter” and the OCTAE Blog.

Perkins Training

Perkins Information

Secondary Perkins Information

Postsecondary Perkins Information

Postsecondary Data Training PowerPoint – this is a resource on postsecondary data.

Corrections Perkins Information