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MDE Soliciting Input on State Perkins Plan for CTE

Friday, November 22, 2019   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Kelly Riley
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During its November 7 monthly meeting, the State Board of Education approved the draft Carl Perkins V State Four-Year Plan and authorized MDE staff to gather public comments on the plan. Perkins V aims to increase access to high-quality Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs that meet the changing needs of students and employers.  Public comments about Mississippi's Perkins V plan may be submitted through 5 p.m. December 18, 2019, to  The following three regional feedback meetings will be held from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on the designated dates for stakeholders to ask questions and provide feedback about Mississippi's Perkins V plan: 


  • December 9, 2019 – C.M. Brewer FFA Center, Raymond
  • December 10, 2019 – Petal Middle School Research and Development Lab, Petal
  • December 16, 2019 – Tupelo High School Media Center, Tupelo