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    Elias "Trey" Chapa
    CTE Recruitment & Retention Specialist
    (361) 354-2578
    R.W. Dirks Student Services Bldg. 
    Student Success Center
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  • Carl D. Perkins  



    Carl D. Perkins Qualifications 

    The Student Success Center at Coastal Bend College, through funding provided by the Perkins Grant, will offer services to qualifying students registered (Full-Time) in a CTE Program (AAS or Certification Program) and meet at least one of the criteria listed below. All Perkins participants must be full-time students majoring in a two-year Associate of Applied Science degree, as listed in the Coastal Bend College course catalog. Your current major must be listed correctly in Cougar Den. If it is not, you must change it immediately to be eligible for consideration. Associate of Arts/Sciences (Transfer & General Education) majors are not eligible for the Perkins Grant.


    Services offered include:

    • Textbooks provided through the CBC Bookstore
    • Required course supplies provided through CBC Bookstore
    • Childcare assistance

    Special Populations  

    Students must meet at least one of the following criteria:

    • Individuals with a disability who are registered with the Office of Disability Services.

    • Economically disadvantaged or low-income individuals.

    • Individuals preparing for a non-traditional field for their gender.

    • Single parents & single pregnant women.

    • Out-of-workforce individuals or displaced homemakers who have been widowed, left, divorced, or have a disabled spouse.

    • Individuals whose dominant and native language is not English.

    • Individuals who are experiencing homelessness or have experienced homelessness within the last 12 months.

    • Current or former foster care youth.

    • Dependents of an active duty member of the armed forces.

    Career Technical Education Programs at Coastal Bend College: 

    Automotive Technology 
    Business Management/Technology (Administrative Asst./Medical Office)
    Computer Information Technology 
    Dental Hygiene 
    Drafting & Design 
    Early Development & Education 
    Forensic Science
    Law Enforcement 
    Nursing (CNA, LVN & RN)
    Medical Records Coding 
    Oil & Gas Technology 
    Radiologic Technology
    Welding Technology (SMAW, FCAW, GMAW, GTAW)