The Tennessee Department of Education has announced $2.9 million in Perkins Reserve Grants to 44 school districts for the 2022-23 school year to support career and technical education (CTE) across the state.
Districts are eligible to apply for a Secondary Grant and/or Regional Career Pathways Grant, which are included in the Perkins Reserve Grant funds provided to states. Area school systems receiving a 2022-23 Perkins Reserve Grant award are:
Bedford County Schools=$98,951. Establishing a new, innovative cosmetology learning salon at Community High School. Setting up a new special program of study in Aviation Maintenance at Shelbyville Central High School.
Tullahoma City Schools=$65,076.50. Expansion of welding program of study to increase postsecondary and career pathway opportunities.
Warren County Schools=$50,000. Expanding career exploration in grades 5-8 and 10-12 to increase EPSO opportunities.