CTEIA Incarcerated Program grants and State set-asides are made available to provide occupational skills instruction and support services to individuals incarcerated or institutionalized in county and State correctional facilities. The purpose of the funding includes:
- The establishment and/or enhancement of career and technical education programs for inmates that lead to employment of high-wage, high-skill, high-wage, high-demand areas.
- The development on non-traditional career options.
- The development or enhancement of transitional services that lead to employment for inmates who are completing their sentences and are preparing for release.
- The improvement of equipment.
Federal Statute: Carl D. Perkins CDEIA of 2006, PL 109-270, Title I, Part A for Incarcerated Programs
State Statute: Education Law §3203(7)
State Regulation: 8NYCRR Part 118