The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) is seeking public comment on its Perkins V State Plan narrative. To comply with the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Act of 2019 Section 122 (a)(4) and North Carolina General Statues (115C Article 10), public hearings on the state plan for Career and Technical Education will be conducted for the purpose of providing opportunities for interested citizens to express their views on (a) the goals reflected in the state plan; (b) the program to be offered in the plan; (c) the allocation of responsibility for programs to be offered in the various levels of education and instruction; (d) the processes for transactions to fully comply with the Perkins Act of 2019 and the allocation of local, state, and federal resources to meet these goals.
The period for public comments begins Dec. 16, 2019, and continues until Jan. 16, 2020. All public comments and questions will be logged and responded to within thirty days of the close of the public comment period.
Citizens are welcome to view the website that is established, review plan informational videos about NC Career and Technical Education, and submit their public comments via a web form on the site.
About the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction:
The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction provides leadership to 115 local public school districts and 160 charter schools serving over 1.5 million students in kindergarten through high school graduation. The agency is responsible for all aspects of the state's public school system and works under the direction of the North Carolina State Board of Education.