What is Perkins?

The Carl D. Perkins Career & Technical Education Allocation is a grant with a focus on providing resources and supports to students pursuing Career and Technical Education degrees. The goal is to increase awareness of non-traditional degree attainment and increase retention and graduation rates of our students enrolled in these programs.

What can Perkins do for me?

Mount Wachusett Community College uses Perkins funding to offer support systems for students enrolled in related programs. These supports include Academic Advising in several areas:

In addition to Academic Advising, MWCC also offers transitional assistance from high school to college.