Letters of Support

McCaskill, Inhofe Lead Bipartisan Call for Congressional Action to Renew Career and Technical Education Programs.

59 Senators call for reauthorization of Perkins program which funds career and technical education

On October 12th, 2017, U.S. Senators Claire McCaskill of Missouri and Jim Inhofe of Oklahoma are leading a bipartisan group of 57 other Senators in calling on Senate leaders to renew the Perkins Career and Technical Education Act, which provides funding for critical career and technical education. Full text of letter is HERE.  Press Release Here

May 16th 2017 Perkins Coalition Letter Sent to House Education and the Workforce Committee

Prior to the Committee markup, businesses, manufacturers, building and construction trades, education groups, unions, civil rights groups, and technology firms sent a Coalition Letter in support of reauthorization of the Perkins Career and Technical Education Act.

Sign on for Updated 2017 Letter in Support of Reauthorization of Perkins CTE

Please sign on to the updated letter in support of the reauthorization of Perkins CTE.  The content of the letter is similar to earlier versions, but the letter is updated to reflect the new House Chair of Education and the Workforce and other conforming changes.

Sign On to 2017 Perkins CTE Reauthorization Letter

Coalition Letter urges House and Senate CTE Caucus to Support Perkins CTE

Letter to CTE Caucus of Jan 20 2017

Coalition Letter Supports HR 5587 Passage

479 Businesses, Associations, Education Groups, Labor Unions, and Civil Rights Organizations Support Passage of HR 5587, The Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act.

Coalition Letter Urges Reauthorization

Perkins Coalition sends Letter from 350 Companies and Organizations Demonstrating Broad Support for Reauthorization of Perkins Career and Technical Education Act Jan 8 2016

Broad Coalition Sends Perkins CTE Act Letter of Support May 21, 2014

Letters of Support

Information Technology Industry Council (ITI) Perkins Priorities Letter Oct 31, 2013

Business Roundtable Letter Nov 26, 2013

HR Policy Association Letter Oct 9, 2013

US Chamber of Commerce Jan 14, 2014

Partnership for New York City Jan 2014

Blog Postings on Perkins

ITI Policy Blog Nov 20th, 2013 “Dear Congress, Look to IBM for Career and Technical Education Advice”

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