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Project STRIDE at Manchester Community College

  Project STRIDE is for single parents, single pregnant women and displaced homemakers who are matriculated at Manchester Community College in Manchester, New Hampshire. It is funded though the Carl Perkins Federal grant and provides student support as well as financial support through support groups and workshops for qualifying students in select majors. Any single parent… Continue Reading

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New Beginnings at Northeast Community College

  New Beginnings is a unique program at Northeast Community College in Norfolk, Nebraska, that prepares and supports individuals enrolled in a non-traditional program of study for their gender, as well as single parents and displaced homemakers, to achieve their education, training and career goals. Students of both genders need expanded job options. Gender and… Continue Reading

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Carl Perkins Textbook Lending Program at Sowela Technical Community College

  The Carl Perkins Textbook Lending Program at Sowela Technical Community College in Lake Charles, Louisiana, was established through the Office of Student Support Services to assist students who are unable to purchase textbooks to begin their courses. With the assistance of Carl Perkins funds and a private grant, students can request assistance with borrowing… Continue Reading

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Paralegal Studies New Look Project

In February of 2014, we hosted the formation of the Student/Alumni Paralegal Organization.  The students requested this organization in the past, and we accommodated their request.  The purpose of the organization was to allow the students to invite speakers for continuing education opportunities and to network amongst each other.  The initial meeting was a huge… Continue Reading

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FY14 New Look Project: Southeastern Illinois College

One of the main barriers that our nursing students face, many of whom are single parents or displaced homemakers, is reliable transportation to and from clinical sites, which are a required instructional component of the nursing program, both LPN and RN.  SIC is located in a rural area, and the college’s district spans a wide… Continue Reading

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Women in Manufacturing

In an effort to increase awareness and interest among women in non-traditional career programs, Waubonsee focused on Women in Manufacturing with the FY 14 New Look Project. The team’s goal was to learn more about women currently enrolled in non-traditional courses and create opportunities for them to hear from and network with female role models… Continue Reading

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i-GO: Illinois Gender Outcomes and the New Look Project

Womanufacturing. Moonbuggy. Data, Decisions and Desserts. These titles of activities focused on Perkins special populations have this in common: they were encouraged and supported by a project called the New Look Project. Participants to this session will learn how your ideas for these student populations–individuals with disabilities, economically disadvantaged, single parents, displaced homemakers, English language… Continue Reading

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FY13 Waubonsee CC SUCCESS New Look Project

The New Look Project, Administrative Office SUCCESS: Building Self-Confidence, Understanding, Courage, Charity, Esteem, Self-Acceptance and a Sense of Direction targets single parents, displaced homemakers and the economically disadvantaged. Students in the Administrative Office Systems (AOS) program are disproportionately plagued by financial problems, child care difficulties, inadequate transportation, domestic violence issues and conflicting school and work… Continue Reading

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Special Populations

Unless otherwise marked, the information below outlines the definitions presented in the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act of 2006. Click a population title to see resources associated with the population. Displaced Homemaker – An individual who…. has worked primarily without remuneration to care for a home and family, and for that… Continue Reading