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Wednesday, July 21 • 1:15pm - 2:15pm
48 - Perkins V the CTE Primer: Special Populations

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The Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (Perkins V) reauthorizes and updates the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins IV). Perkins V includes several provisions designed to ensure that career and technical education (CTE) programs meet the demands of the 21st-century economy. Perkins V includes specific supports for unique demographic groups, referred to in the law as “special populations,” intended for recruiting and retaining these groups in high-quality CTE programs and improving their overall academic performance.

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Maria Swygert

Director, South Carolina Department of Education
Mrs. Swygert has been focusing on education for more than 20 years striving to promote the value of career and technical education (CTE) in South Carolina. Prior to joining the OCTE, Mrs. Swygert taught in the K-12 computer science classroom, developed state-wide virtual curriculum... Read More →

Wednesday July 21, 2021 1:15pm - 2:15pm EDT
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