The 2020 Data Quality Institute (DQI) virtual series—Operationalizing Perkins V While Coping with COVID-19—focuses on key career and technical education (CTE) topics states are currently addressing. On this page you’ll find recorded sessions and links to related materials. We’ll add more links and videos before, during, and after the DQI, so stay tuned.
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Perkins V Accountability 101
Aligning Perkins Data and Methods of Administration (MOA) Plans
Determining Concentrator Status
Local Needs Assessments and Applications
Data Collection for Special Populations
Invitations for states to participate in the 2020 DQI virtual series were emailed to state CTE directors, with instructions on how to register and/or request an invitation for additional staff.
If you have questions about the 2020 DQI, please contact the meeting coordinator, Olivia Rice, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (919) 541-7011. For any additional questions, please contact Jamelah Murrell at Jamelah.Murrell@ed.gov.
August 5, 2020
The eight session series kicked-off with this "Connect" session, designed to enable state CTE directors (or their delegate) to share lessons learned and innovative strategies developed during the Perkins V plan development and to discuss impacts of COVID on implementing plans. Speakers: Sharon Miller, Scott Stump
August 26, 2020
This "Accountability 101" session, geared for new State CTE staff, provided an overview of Perkins accountability requirements, performance indicators, State definitions of numerators and denominators, and State determined levels of performance. Speaker: Jose Figueroa
September 2, 2020
This "Learn" session focused on helping States align their civil rights work under both the Methods of Administration (MOA) program and Perkins, to ensure equal access and success for all career and technical education students. Speakers: Sharon Miller, Maria Litsakis, Marilyn Fountain, State Panelists
September 14, 2020
This "Learn" session focused on key considerations for determining concentrator status and provided opportunities for participants to understand how states have operationalized concentrator definitions. The session also provided opportunities for participants to collaborate and discuss concentrator data collection and reporting strategies. Speakers: Sharon Miller, Jose Figueroa, State Panelists
September 23, 2020
This "Learn" session focused on key considerations for defining program quality indicators and provided opportunities for participants to understand how states are implementing program quality indicators. The session also provided participants opportunities to collaborate and discuss program quality indicator data collection and reporting strategies. Speakers: Sharon Miller, Jose Figueroa, State Panelists
September 30, 2020
This "Learn" session provided an overview of the Comprehensive Local Needs Assessments (CLNA) legislation and gave participants opportunities to learn how other states are implementing CLNA. Speakers: Sharon Miller, Marilyn Fountain, State Panelists
October 7, 2020
The objectives of this "Learn" session were to increase understanding of and awareness of strategies for data collection for special populations, with a focus on the new special populations in Perkins V. The session also provided participants opportunities to understand how states are collecting and using special populations data. Speakers: Sharon Miller, Allison Hill, State Panelists