Public Comment Open on Perkins V Wyoming State Plan

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Public Comment Open on Perkins V Wyoming State Plan

The public comment period on the proposed Wyoming State Plan for the “Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act,” Perkins V (five), is open now through January 3rd, 2020.

According to a release from the Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) the act provides funding for secondary and post-secondary career and technical education in Wyoming.

The state was awarded just over $5 million in federal funds in 2019-20, but in order to secure those funds, the state must submit its plan for Wyoming Career and Technical Education (CTE) for the next four years.

The Perkins V State Advisory Council of stakeholders was formed to help develop the Wyoming State Plan, to propose guidelines and performance assessment targets for school districts and community colleges receiving Perkins funds to provide students with high quality educational and work-based learning opportunities.

Public comment can be submitted online here:

or by mail here:

Wyoming Department of Education
Attn: Dr. Michelle Aldrich
122 West 25th Street, Suite E200
Cheyenne, WY 82002

More information on Wyoming CTE and Perkins V is available here:

Perkins V was signed into law in July of 2018. Wyoming's one-year transition plan was approved in July of 2019.
Each state is required to submit its own plan for Perkins V funding by April 15, 2020.

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