Educational Service Unit #3
6949 South 110th Street
La Vista, NE 68128
The Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (Perkins V) was signed into law by President Trump on July 31, 2018. This bipartisan measure reauthorized the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins IV) and continued Congress’ commitment in providing nearly $1.3 billion annually for career and technical education (CTE) programs for our nation’s youth and adults. Perkins V represents an important opportunity to expand opportunities for every student to explore, choose, and follow career and technical education programs of study and career pathways to earn credentials of value.
ESU #3 manages the Perkins Consortium for 11 area school districts. The Perkins Grant provides federal funds to support innovative practices, equipment, instructional materials, and professional development for career and technical education programs focusing on the Nebraska Career Clusters: Agriculture, Business, Communication, Health Sciences, Human Sciences, and Skilled/Technical Sciences. The grant also supports statewide efforts, including Partnerships for Innovation.
Perkins Financial Coordinatorrfreitag@esu3.org 402-597-4805
Kearney High: Career Education for All
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