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Workforce Development

Using Perkins Funds to Supplement and Improve CTE Courses

The state provides Perkins categorical funding for specific work- and industry-based objectives. This chart will help you identify ways to use Perkins dollars to supplement your programs. Funds must be spent by June 30 each year.

 

 OBJECTIVES HOW TO ACHIEVE OBJECTIVES
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Ensure you and your program are up to industry standards

  • Procure lab equipment & technology
  • Attend conferences & professional development
  • Use client or patient management software
  • Organize in-service training for faculty
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Design courses for industry standards and for distance learning

  • Pay full-time and part-time faculty for instructional and non-instructional program development
  • Incorporate technology into the classroom
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Train faculty on software and technology to engage in remote instruction

  • Facilitate training on Canvas, Zoom, or any other remote instruction
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Transition students from school to work

  • Engage employers at job fairs, industry workshops, and host guest speakers
  • Use certification prep materials
  • Promote work-based experience learning
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Increase recruitment of underserved populations to promote industry diversity

  • Utilize videos, radio advertising, social media and other marketing tools
  • Attend equity seminars and training
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Use data-based evaluation for program improvement

  • Hire consultants to conduct analysis on equity gaps, outreach effectiveness, and student performance outcomes in comparison to industry standards

Download a PDF chart for reference

Perkins Grant Information Sheets

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Questions?
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Mike Mohebbi, Workforce Development & CTE

 650.949.7244


mohebbimike@fhda.edu


Sunnyvale Center

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