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Public Comment and Hearings: Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (Perkins V)

Date: October 22, 2019

Time: 7:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Location: Hennepin Technical College, 13100 College View Drive, Eden Prairie, MN 55347
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Description: The Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (Perkins V) is dedicated to increasing learner access to high-quality Career and Technical programs of study. Minnesota State and Minnesota Department of Education invites school administrators, teachers, parents, and the members of the community to attend and participate in public hearings to discuss the changes to Minnesota’s four-year plan for Career and Technical Education.

We are seeking your input on the alignment of programs of study to industry needs, increasing student access to high-quality education, and supporting the full continuum of offerings from career exploration through preparations to meet the changing needs of learners and employers. The focus of Perkins V is the alignment of systems and program improvement. Each meeting will be repeated three times to maximize participation. The times are:

  • 7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
  • 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
  • 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Download the hearing notification with all dates and locations.

Event Type: Public Comment and Hearing

Audience: School administrators, teachers, parents, and the members of the community, especially those who have a vested interest in improving career and technical education programming.

Sponsor: Minnesota State and Minnesota Department of Education

Fee: No fee.

Register: Register for the October 22 public comment and hearing session. If you need assistance with registering or prefer to register by phone, please contact us by using the phone number(s) listed below.

Contact Information: Jeralyn Jargo - 651-201-1650.

Please contact Jeralyn Jargo two weeks before the event to request a reasonable accommodation.