2017–2018 Perkins Reserve Grant, Rural (Focus Area 1)

The purpose of this grant is to provide assistance to local educational agencies (LEAs) in

a) the preparation of students who enroll in career and technical education (CTE) courses for high-skill, high-wage, or high-demand occupations in current or emerging fields;

b) strengthening linkages between secondary and postsecondary CTE programs of study as well as establishing or strengthening partnerships with business and industry;

c) establishing or strengthening partnerships with business and industry to include work-based learning opportunities;

d) fostering innovation of CTE programs, practices, and strategies, which may include practices and strategies that prepare individuals for nontraditional fields; or

e) promoting the development, implementation, and adoption of programs of study or career pathways aligned with Texas-identified in-demand occupations or industries.

Grant Period

December 13, 2017, to August 31, 2018

Applications and Award

The following table links to scanned copies of all applications eligible for competitive review and indicates which applicant(s) are preliminarily selected to receive an award, pending successful completion of fiscal and programmatic review and negotiation.

Eligible Applications

Prelim. Award Selection

Abbott ISD

X

Charlotte ISD

X

DeKalb ISD

X

Farwell ISD

X

Frankston ISD

X

Freer ISD

X

Fruitvale ISD

X

Iola ISD

X

Miller Grove ISD

X

Morton ISD

X

Newcastle ISD

X

O'Donnell ISD

X

Petersburg ISD

X

Rosebud-Lott ISD

X

San Isidro ISD

X

Tenaha ISD

X

Thrall ISD

X

Timpson ISD

X

Contact Information

Ron Whitson 
Statewide Career and Technical Education Coordinator
College, Career, and Military Preparation Division 
ron.whitson@tea.texas.gov 
Phone: (512) 936-6060