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Perkins Reauthorization

Preparing Today's Students for Tomorrow's Jobs: Improving the Carl Perkins Career and Technical Education Act

As the House Committee on Education and the Workforce begins crafting legislation to reauthorize the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act, the hearing will provide members an opportunity to discuss proposals to strengthen CTE programs and help students gain the valuable credits and certifications needed to compete for in-demand jobs. Learn more.

Investing in America's Future: A Blueprint for Transforming Career and Technical Education

The CTE Blueprint includes key changes from the current Perkins Act and highlights the administration's proposal for reauthorization that will usher in a new era of rigorous, relevant and results-driven CTE shaped by four core principles— Alignment, Collaboration, Accountability, and Innovation. Read more.

Perkins Blueprint Webinar

Mark your calendars for Wednesday, April 25, 2012, at 3:00 p.m. (ET), for an interactive webinar to engage in a dialogue about the core principles of the Blueprint and the transformation of career and technical education. Details are below:

Topic: Perkins Blueprint Webinar
Date: Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Time: 3:00 pm, Eastern time

Webinar Connection Details:

  1. Go to
  2. If requested, enter your name and email address.
  3. If a password is required, enter the meeting password: OVAE
  4. Click "Join".

In addition, to hear the discussion, you will need to also dial in using your telephone:

  • Call-in Number: 1-800-857-9754
  • Pass code: 24009

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