The Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins IV) remains in effect through June 30, 2019, with continued congressional funding. The Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (Perkins V) were signed into law on July 31, 2018, by President Trump and will go into effect July 1, 2019.

Read the full Perkins V Law

These resources were developed to help you communicate a consistent message to stakeholders in your consortium about Perkins V. 

Primary Contacts in Minnesota for questions related to the new Perkins V Law:

Jeralyn Jargo, State Director for Career and Technical Education at Minnesota State
jeralyn.jargo@minnstate.edu or (651) 201-1650

Michelle Kamenov, Career Development & CTE Supervisor at Minnesota Department of Education
michelle.kamenov@state.mn.us or (651) 582-8434