• A group of 26 public schools in West Central Minnesota have formed a consortium to access funding and programming available through the federal Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006. These schools partner with the four-campus system of Minnesota State Community and Technical College (MState), and comprise what is known as the Lakes Country/MState Perkins Consortium in the State of Minnesota.
    The Lakes Country/MState Perkins plan includes the following goals and objectives for secondary and post-secondary career and technical programs within the consortium member educational institutions:
    1. Designing Programs of Study
    2. Effectively Utilize Employer, Community and Education Partnerships
    3. Improve Services to Special Populations
    4. Provide a Continuum of Service Provision for Enabling Student Transitions; and
    5. Sustain the New Consortium Structure of Secondary and Postsecondary Institutions
    For more information on Minnesota’s 5 Year Plan for Perkins or the LCSC/MState Perkins Plan, please visit the Minnesota Career and Technical Education website at http://www.cte.mnscu.edu/.
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    For general Perkins or Perkins funding related questions, please email: perkins@lcsc.org 
     
    CARL PERKINS STAFF:
    Troy Haugen
    Career & Technical Education Coordinator
    218-737-6511
    thaugen@lcsc.org

    Paula Johnson
    Program Assistant
    218-737-6502
    pjohnson@lcsc.org