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84.101 Vocational Education_Indians Set-aside
OFFICE OF VOCATIONAL AND ADULT EDUCATION, DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act of 1998, Title I, Section 116(b), Public Law 101-392, 20 U.S.C. 2326(b).
To make grants to or enter into contracts with Indian tribes, tribal organizations and Alaska Native entities to plan, conduct, and administer programs or portions of programs authorized by and consistent with the Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act of 1998.
TYPES OF ASSISTANCE:
USES AND USE RESTRICTIONS:
To provide vocational and technical education opportunities for Indians and Alaskan Natives. This program is subject to non-supplanting requirements and must use a restricted indirect cost rate which is referenced under 34 CFR 76.564-76.569. For assistance call the Office of the Chief Financial Officer/Indirect Cost Group on 202-708-7770.
Applicant Eligibility: Indian tribes, tribal organizations, and Alaska Native entities are eligible for assistance under this program.
Pre-application Coordination: Not applicable. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.
Formula and Matching Requirements: This program has no statutory formula or matching requirements.
POST ASSISTANCE REQUIREMENTS:
Reports: Specific reporting requirements are contained in the regulations and award documents.
Account Identification: 91-0400-0-1-501.
Thirty-five Indian projects were funded in fiscal year 2001.
REGULATIONS, GUIDELINES, AND LITERATURE:
Regional or Local Office: Not applicable.
EXAMPLES OF FUNDED PROJECTS:
The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians is conducting a 2-year program for tribal manufacturing, nursing, child development, electrical and carpentry technology and hotel/restaurant management. The project is housed and operated out of Choctaw Vocational Center, Philadelphia, Mississippi. The Salish Kootenai College is conducting a 2-year program in building trades, secretarial science, computer science, and forest technology. The College also conducts a State licensed associate degree nursing program. The project is located at Polson, Montana.
CRITERIA FOR SELECTING PROPOSALS:
The following criteria are utilized in reviewing applications. A segment or segments of an application should address each criterion. Points are awarded to the extent that evidence in the application satisfies each criterion: (a) Need for the project; (b) significance; (c) quality of the project design; (d) quality of project services; (e) quality of personnel services; (f) adequacy of resources; (g) quality of the management plan; and (h) quality of the project evaluation.