Perkins V

Public/Stakeholder Hearings:

Within the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (Perkins V), a list of stakeholders is outlined that the State is required to consult with while writing the Perkins V State Plan. Stakeholders include:

  • All segments of the public
  • Teachers
  • Faculty
  • Specialized Instructional Support Personnel
  • Paraprofessionals
  • School leaders
  • Employers
  • Labor Organizations
  • Parents
  • Students
  • Indian Tribes or Tribal Organizations
  • Community Organizations

Dates & Times:

  • April 17, 2019 6pm-8pm
  • May 20, 2019 6pm-8pm


  • Missoula - Missoula College River Campus, 1205 E. Broadway, Room 122
  • Havre - MSU Northern, 300 13th Street West, Brockmann 202
  • Bozeman - Gallatin College East, 705 Osterman Drive
  • Kalispell - Flathead Valley Community College, 777 Grandview Dr, Blake Hall Room 140
  • Butte - Highlands College, 25 Basin Creek Rd, Room 119
  • Billings - City College, 3803 Central Ave, Health Sciences Building Room 117
  • Pablo - Salish Kootenai College, 58138 US-93, Stevenson Building Room 115
  • Helena - Helena College, 1115 N Roberts St, Lecture Hall 125
  • Great Falls - Great Falls College, 2100 16th Ave S, Room B136
  • Glendive - Dawson Community College, 300 College Drive, Building MH-Room 137

Topics for May 20:

  • How do we support the inclusion of employability skills in Programs of Study/Career Pathways?
  • How can we expand access to CTE for special populations?
  • How can we improve outcomes and reduce performance gaps for CTE concentrators, including those who are members of special populations?
  • How can we make sure each eligible recipient will promote academic achievement and promote skill attainment, including skill attainment that leads to a recognized postsecondary credential?
  • How can we make sure each eligible recipient will ensure the local needs assessment takes into consideration local economic and education needs, including, where appropriate, in-demand industry sectors and occupations?
  • How should the State support the recruitment and preparation of teachers, including special education teachers, faculty, school principals, administrators, specialized instructional support personnel, and paraprofessionals to provide career and technical education instruction, leadership, and support, including professional development that provides the knowledge and skills needed to work with and improve instruction for special populations?