Strategies for Special Populations Success

NAPE provides professional development, technical assistance, and resources of effective strategies for increasing access and success of special population students in career and technical education. Special population students as defined in the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act include:

  • single parents and single pregnant women
  • displaced homemakers
  • students with disabilities
  • English language learners
  • economically disadvantaged students, including foster children
  • students pursuing nontraditional careers

NAPE can provide training and technical assistance for State and Local Education Agency staff

  • Special Populations Coordinators
  • Title IX Coordinators
  • MOA Coordinators

NAPE also created this resource to assist State and Local Education Agency staff: Perkins IV Implementation Q&A: Programs and Services for Special Populations