Special Populations Program Summary
~~“This page discusses career technical education for special populations as defined by the federal Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act.
To assure accountability for services to special populations, including students pursuing nontraditional occupations, in programs funded under the Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act and Workforce Investment Act.
Provide statewide professional development and resources to support nontraditional training programs and services to students in special populations.
Allocate funding for training-of-trainers in nontraditional occupations in local school districts and online……
These programs serve all CTE students, but especially those classified as Special Populations under Perkins III, including:
Individuals with disabilities;…”
- Department of Education
- School-to-Work Transition