Career Development Services

  • Ms. Latasha Yancey, M. Ed

    Career Development Coordinator & Special Populations Coordinator

    Office: Rm 304

    Phone: (336) 370-8200 ext. 1626

    Voicemail: 202670


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    Role and Responsibilities

    The Career Development Coordinator/Special Populations Coordinator (CDC/SPC) role is to support Career and Technical Education (CTE) and to coordinate career development services for students participating in CTE. The CDC/SPC works collaboratively with administrators, student services personnel, and teachers to ensure the delivery of career development and special populations services. The CDC/SPC facilitates linkages with parents, business/industry, post secondary institutions, and community organizations to support students’ transition to post secondary education and employment.

    The CDC/SPC works to assure accountability for services to students in CTE’s special populations categories, in programs funded under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act (Perkins V). Special services are provided for the following students to ensure equal access to recruitment, enrollment and placement activities:

    The term "special populations'' means--

    • individuals with disabilities
    • individuals from economically disadvantaged families, including low-income youth and adults
    • individuals preparing for non-traditional fields
    • single parents, including single pregnant women
    • out-of-workforce individuals
    • English learners
    • homeless individuals described in section
    • youth who are in, or have aged out of, the foster care system and
    • youth with a parent who is a member of the armed forces and is on active duty
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