What does the Special Populations Coordinator Do?
The primary purpose of the Special Populations Coordinator (SPC) is to assure accountability for services to students with in Career and Technical Education’s special populations category, including students pursuing nontraditional occupations, in programs funded under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins IV).
Special services are provided for special populations to ensure equal access to recruitment, enrollment and placement activities. These supplementary services are essential to the successful participation of some disabled and disadvantaged students in Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs.
CTE Program: Grades 9 through 12:
- Notify Parents and Students about CTE Offerings
- Identify Students
- Recruitment, Enrollment, and Placement Activities
- Follow-up on CTE Guidance and Career Development Activities
- Develop/Complete/Revise Career Development Plan/IEP (CDP+ to include Supplementary Services, if appropriate)
- Schedule for Assessment or Preparatory Services
- Provide Support Services, Transition Services, Work Experience, and Job Placement
- Follow-up Placement Services after completion of CTE
- School Supplies
- Extra Support
- IEP, 504, EL
- Emotional Support
- Student/Teacher Support