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Enhancing Classroom Success for ALL Learners-Special Populations Resources

This workshop will help participants identify, retain and support students from special populations as defined in the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006. These special populations are individuals with disabilities, single parents, English language learners, economically disadvantaged and learners preparing for non-traditional careers. Participants will learn techniques which enhance the classroom… 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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FY13 SVCC Women in Criminal Public Safety New Look Project

On March 22, 2013, Sauk Valley Community College hosted an event titled “Becoming a Community Leader” in which female area high school and college students were invited to participate. These students (preferably PELL eligible or economically disadvantaged) were either undecided in their major or were currently enrolled in Fire Science, Emergency Medical Service, or Criminal… Continue Reading

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FY13 SVCC R.N. Ready New Look Project

This program was geared toward students in the SVCC Nursing program who were at least one of the following: low socioeconomic, single parent or ESL. These students all failed one Nursing class which would set them back and put them at risk of failing the NCLEX Nursing Exam. We chose the Virtual ATI program to… Continue Reading

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FY13 Rock Valley College Pathways New Look Project

Rock Career Pathways is a three-day workshop, aimed at assisting Adult Education students, namely English Language Learners and economically disadvantaged learners, to make goals to enroll in CTE Programs, in one of a variety of career pathways. The three days include 1) an introduction to Career Pathways, 2) an opportunity to gain valuable, in-depth information… Continue Reading

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FY13 Kishwaukee College New Look Project

The project, “Partnerships for Progress,” targeted Perkins Special Populations, such as single parents and economically disadvantaged residents in DeKalb County, Illinois. The project consisted of three presentations about special training and opportunities in manufacturing within DeKalb County. The presentations were hosted at two local agencies serving special populations. The workshops were catered brunches which created… 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