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Archived Webinar

Perkins V Implementation: Aligning Career Pathways to Your Region’s Labor Market

Recorded on September 12, 2019

To be most effective, K-12 and higher education programs must be aligned to regional workforce needs so that education and employment opportunities can be tightly connected.

It has been one year since the reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act (Perkins V) and states are actively working to transition to the new requirements that include the use of labor market information, needs assessments, and collaborative planning.

Learn how the Nevada Department of Education is using data scenarios to ground conversations and planning during the transition to Perkins V.

Who Will Benefit

This archived webinar is ideally suited for school district and state-level leaders including deputy superintendents, directors of Career and Technical Education (CTE), and governor’s advisors with responsibility for education and workforce development.

What You Will Learn

Through Nevada’s experience, viewers will leave with practical tools and strategies to:

  • Understand and assess regional labor market data and CTE pathways
  • Link labor market data with CTE pathways to inform Perkins V planning and needs assessments


  • Steve Canavero, Senior Advisor, WestEd
  • Kristine Nelson, Director, Office of Career Readiness, Adult Learning and Education Options, Nevada Department of Education
  • Randal Tillery, Project Director of Workforce Systems, WestEd

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