Valees
Valley Education for Employment System

Grants

Valley Education for Employment System (VALEES) administers over $2 million in state and federal Career and Technical Education grant programs designed to:

  • promote partnerships among secondary schools, post-secondary schools, and businesses;
  • develop Programs of Study aligned with Illinois' Career Pathways to provide guidance as students plan their academic and career related studies;
  • offer professional development activities that promote best practices for educators;
  • support the development and implementation of CTE programs.

FY18 sub-grantee allocations NEW (posted 6/29/2017)

FY17 sub-grantee allocations

VALEES do's and don'ts document for planning your grant

Illinois State Board of Education, Division of Funding and Disbursement, State and Federal Grant Administration Policy, Fiscal Requirements, and Procedures 

Career and Technical Education Improvement Grant (CTEI)

This grant provides supplemental funds to support the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education (CTE) grant and other CTE activities. The purpose of this program is to develop the academic and career and technical skills of secondary education students and postsecondary education students who elect to enroll in career and technical education programs.

CTEI FY18 expenditure reporting spreadsheet tool. Click on LEA name to download Excel file. 

Aurora East #131Indian Creek #425Plano #88
Aurora West #129Indian Valley Vocational CenterPlano Area Special Education Cooperative
Batavia #101Kaneland #302Sandwich #430
Earlville #9Leland #1Serena #2
Fox Valley Career CenterNewark #18Somonauk #432
Geneva #304Oswego #308Yorkville #115
Hinckley-Big Rock #429Paw Paw #271 

CTEI FY17 expenditure reporting spreadsheet tool. click on LEA name to download Excel tool.

Aurora East #131Indian Creek #425PawPaw #271
Aurora West #129Indian Valley Vocational CenterPlano #88
Batavia #101Kaneland #302Sandwich #430
Earlville #9 Serena #2
Fox Valley Career CenterLeland #1Somonauk #432
Geneva #304Newark #18Yorkville #115
Hinckley Big-Rock #429Oswego #308 

 

Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Grant

The purpose of Perkins IV is to develop more fully the academic, career, and technical skills of secondary students and post-secondary students who elect to enroll in career and technical education programs, including career and academic preparation for special population students.

According to VALEES Coordinating Council policy, subgrantees generating less than $15,000 in Perkins funding are not direct grant reciepents. Distributions of Perkins grant funds less than $15,000 are allocated to the respective Career Center.

Perkins payment request form VALEES FY18

Perkins FY18 reimbursement spreadsheet tool: click on LEA name to download Excel tool.

Aurora East #131Indian Valley Vocational CenterSandwich #430
Aurora West #129Kaneland #302Yorkville #115
Batavia #101Oswego #308 
Geneva #304Plano #88 

 

Grant Reimbursement Schedule for Auditors

FY17 CTEI Vendor Detail Report - Payment schedule by district for CTEI FY17 grant. 

Aurora East #131Indian Creek #425PawPaw #271
Aurora West #129Indian Valley Vocational CenterPlano #88
Batavia #101Kaneland #302Sandwich #430
Earlville #9 Serena #2
Fox Valley Career CenterLeland #1Somonauk #432
Geneva #304Newark #18Yorkville #115
Hinckley Big-Rock #429Oswego #308 

FY17 Perkins Vendor Detail Report - Payment schedule by district for Perkins FY17 grant.

Aurora East #131Indian Valley Vocational CenterSandwich #430
Aurora West #129Kaneland #302Yorkville #115
Batavia #101Oswego #308 
Geneva #304Plano #88