Advocacy Month: The Perkins Act
Understanding the laws in motion that allow Career and Technical Education programs to function as they do is an important aspect of being an informed citizen and member of DECA.
To best advocate for the needs of an organization, one must first understand how those needs are best met. The Perkins Act is in place to provide $1.13 million to CTE programs. This presentation will explain the history of the Perkins Act, provide an overview of the major components to the act, elaborate on more recent issues affecting the act, and finally discuss how this act impacts all CTE programs across the nation.