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December 3, 2012
The Design Team discussed issues related to measures of employment and earnings.
November 8, 2012
The Design Team discussed unresolved issues around the draft thresholds and performance indicators.
September 27, 2012
SPAC and Design Team members met virtually to review and refine draft definitions for CTE student populations and draft measures for potential Perkins indicators.
August 9-10, 2012
Design Team members gathered in Washington, DC to refine working draft definitions for CTE student populations and draft measures for core Perkins indicators. They also discussed potential progress indicators.
June 28, 2012
The full State Perkins Accountability Congress met to discuss the progress of the Design Team. Facilitators presented information from the Design Team secondary and postsecondary accountability threshold discussions and SPAC and Design Team members provided comments.
April 26, 2012
Design Team members discussed specific issues related to preliminary descriptions of secondary and postsecondary student populations. The Design Team also reviewed the accountability elements of the Department's Investing in America's Future: A Blueprint for Transforming Career and Technical Education.
March 29, 2012
The full State Perkins Accountability Congress met to discuss the progress of the Design Team. Design Team members presented summaries of their discussions and SPAC members provided comments.
February 22 & 23, 2012
Design Team members gathered in Washington, DC, to discuss Perkins accountability.
January 19, 2012
At meeting three Design Team members discussed accountability background principles and key terminology, and suggested options for defining student participation in career and technical education (CTE).
December 14 & 15, 2011
Meetings one and two provided information to Design Team members about the purpose of the Design Team and the Department's progress and direction on the Perkins accountability framework, and offered an opportunity for the Design Team to begin a dialogue around measurement approaches.
November 3, 2011
This kick-off meeting introduced the purpose and objectives of the SPAC. The project’s goals include developing recommendations for definitions of student participation and measurement approaches for core indicators.