The Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 as amended by the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (Perkins V) was signed into law on July 31, 2018. The act provides an increased focus on the academic achievement of career and technical education students and emphasizes alignment with state-level and local needs. This page provides current information on the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board’s efforts to implement the act. The text of Perkins V can be found by clicking Perkins V Act.
Perkins Basic and Leadership Grants Request for Applications (RFA)
Perkins Basic and Leadership Grants RFAs and resources for completing the application(s).
Each Perkins institution has an assigned Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board staff member who can respond to specific questions and queries. The staff list and institution assignments can be found here: Perkins Staff Assignments.