BCC Perkins Grant 2011-12: Student Success Initiative for Career and Technical Education (CTE)
The Carl D. Perkins Career & Technical Education Grant is a federal grant administered through the New York State Department of Education. This year the Perkins Grant at BCC provides funds for staff, supplies, equipment and programs that will promote the retention of CTE Students.
While the Perkins Grant can no longer assist students with developmental coursework, the funds are used for initiatives that support student engagement, support and retention.
Career and Technical Education Eligible Students
Any Student in a Career & Technical Education program, with a specified sequence of courses,that leads to a certificate or an associate degree is eligible for Perkins funding.
The Perkins funding at BCC is being used for a project entitled The Student Success Initiative which is utilizing the existing Learning Assistance Department and the Concurrent Enrollment initiative to improve the success of CTE students.
The following Perkins Mandates are being achieved: