Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE)
Grants ranging from $30,000 to $80,000 to Massachusetts county and state correctional agencies for career and technical education programs for youth and adult offenders. Funding is intended to support the creation or improvement of education programs that prepare institutionalized individuals for in-demand, CORI-neutral career pathways with a sustainable living wage.
The purpose of this competitive federal grant is to assist state and county correctional agencies with education programs that meet the definition of career and technical education as contained in the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (Perkins V, see Pre-Application Information below).
Proposed programs of study must offer a sequence of at least two courses that provide adult and/or youth offenders with coherent and rigorous educational activities that develop the academic and technical knowledge and skills required to pursue further education and/or employment in current or emerging professions and result in an industry-recognized
Note: A minimum of 10% of the program budget (direct or optional match) must be used to provide professional development for academic and/or technical teachers.
GrantWatch ID#: 186755
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Awards ranging from approximately $30,000 to $80,000
Project Duration: Upon Approval – 8/31/2020 conditionally renewable for up to an additional 2 years (FY21 and FY22). Renewals are subject to satisfactory performance, compliance with grant reporting requirements, the appropriation of Perkins funding, and the continuation of federal authorizing legislation.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
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Phone Number: (781) 338-3815
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