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CTE in the Middle Grades

Perkins V requires that states provide career exploration and career development activities through an organized, systematic framework designed to aid students, including in the middle grades, before enrolling and while participating in a career and technical education program. Learn how two states have invested in building out their middle school programs. As you listen, think about how this work and the information they provide might look in the context of your state and your Perkins V state plan.

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