Vocational Regional Delivery System

Jackson-Perry Counties Education for Employment - EFE #540

Contact Information:
Jackson/Perry Counties Regional
Career & Technical Education Director
Perry County Government Building
3764 St. Route 13/127
Pinckneyville, IL. 62274
Office (618) 357-9822
Fax (618) 357-9822

Rick Cook,System Director
Jane Folden, Administrative Assistant  

Funding Grants:
  • Illinois Career & Technical Education Grant
  • Incentive Funding Grant for Agriculture Education
  • Carl D. Perkins Vocational & Applied Technology Act of 1998

The primary mission of these grants is to improve career and technical education (CTE) student achievement; leading to 
success in post-secondary education and career opportunities. The system’s ability to improve CTE student achievement 
is enhanced through the following activities:
  1. strengthening of academic and technical skills of CTE students;
  2. providing CTE students with strong experience and understanding of all aspects of an industry;
  3. developing, improving, or expanding the use of technology in CTE programs;
  4. providing professional development to teachers, counselors, and administrators;
  5. developing and implementing program evaluation;
  6. initiating, improving, expanding, and modernizing programs;
  7. providing services and activities that are of sufficient size, scope, and quality to be effective;
  8. linking secondary and post-secondary career and technical education.
Additional Support Areas:
  • Elementary Career Development
  • Work Based Learning
  • Tech Prep
  • Program Improvement