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Special Populations

Special Populations

Perkins V includes special populations support for students with disabilities, from economically disadvantaged families, preparing for nontraditional careers by gender, single parents including single pregnant women, homeless students, students in the foster care system, students whose parent is a member of the armed forces on active duty, and students with limited English proficiency.

VALEES has gathered resources that will help counselors, educators, administrators, and families support CTE students from special population groups.

Please use the buttons below to find a table of links to resources in your county or use the table below to find resources from your school.

Youth In Care: DCFS Post-Secondary Education Programs hosted by DCFS office of Education and Transition Services – explains in 30 minutes the opportunities for post-secondary support for youth in care

Life After High School: College Accommodations, Apprenticeships, WorkNet, and Other Resources


Slideshow and list of presenters 





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