Professional Development in Nontraditional and Special Populations

Services to Corrections & Disabilities

FY 20 Services to Corrections & Disabilities Grant - Open April 8th, 2019.  Deadline for submission is May 20, 2019.  

CTE Diversity & Equity Resources

  • Making Engineering Welcoming and Accessible for Students with Disabilities - NAPE slides (.pdf 11.26 mb)
  • Breaking Barriers: Changing Perceptions about Adult Learners – Presentation slides (.pptx 6 kb | .pdf 2.4 kb) from roundtable discussion with CTE, ABE and workforce partners at Rochester Community & Technical College in October 2016.
  • Mini-Sessions: Improving Retention and Completion: Series of short online sessions for secondary, postsecondary and workforce educators and advisors to support the education and retention of students from underrepresented populations.

Poverty Awareness

Resources from the Student Resiliency & Retention Initiative based on the research of Dr. Donna Beegle of Communications Across Barriers.

High School Alternative Learning Programs

Presentations from "From Early/Middle College to Career: Connecting Students to Career Pathways" event at North Hennepin Community College, December 2016.

Technical Assistance