The Delaware Department of Education (DDOE) seeks to awards Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (known as Perkins V). Reserve funds (See P. L. 109-270 Section 112 & 135) to eligible recipients for the purpose of implementing and improving secondary Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs of study. Priorities for funding align with the Perkins Act and with Delaware’s State Plan for CTE, and include the following:

  1. Support the implementation of Delaware state-model CTE Programs of Study (POS);
  2. Support for Student Equity and Achievement in College and Career Coursework; and
  3. Prepare students for career success and support CTE instructors, administrators, and counselors.

All grants are competitive and final approval of awards will be determined by the DDOE. DDOE reserves the right to take into consideration geographic distribution, demonstrated readiness of the recipient and plan(s) for sustainability.

Resources for Applicants

Innovation Grant Timeline

  • Public Notice: September 2019
  • Deadline for Questions: September 2019
  • FAQ Update Posting: October 2019
  • Deadline for Receipt of Proposals: October 2019
  • Estimated Notification of Award: November 2019