Perkins V

Resources designed to help understand and implement the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (Perkins V).

  • Case Study
  • Research/ Report
April 2021

This resource is designed to help states establish processes and routines for systematically engaging representatives of learners with special population status at the state level.

  • Case Study
  • Research/ Report
April 2021

This report explores state strategies to systematically engage business and industry leaders in support of CTE through Perkins V.

  • Research/ Report
April 2021

This resource discusses the mechanisms in Perkins V for cross-system collaboration, an overview of how this appears in Perkins V state plans and an example of how a state is ensuring that engagement is ongoing and will successfully achieve a shared vision for education and workforce.

  • Research/ Report
April 2021

This resource discusses the mechanisms in Perkins V that support teacher recruitment and retention, an overview of how this appears in Perkins V state plans and examples of how states are tackling the challenge of recruiting and retaining qualified and diverse CTE instructors.

  • Research/ Report
April 2021

This resource discusses the new mechanisms in Perkins V to broaden and diversify the pipeline of prospective learners that enter secondary CTE programs by expanding CTE in the middle grades.

  • Research/ Report
April 2021

This resource discusses the mechanisms in Perkins V dedicated to closing equity gaps and addressing the individualized needs of each learner under Perkins V, as well as examples of how states are successfully approaching this work.

  • Guide/Tool
February 2021

This resource from Advance CTE and the Association for Career and Technical Education provides an overview of four steps states can take to decide whether and how they might revise their Perkins V performance targets as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Guide/Tool
November 2020

This report, which as developed with input and guidance from a shared solutions workgroup of national and state experts, provides nine principles for developing effective and accessible CTE data reporting tools.