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Special Populations

Special populations are student groups who are given priority to receive services.  These Priority Populations are also listed in several other federal grant programs that are aligned in some way with the goals and objectives stated in the Louisiana Carl Perkins State Plan.

High-Paying Careers for Women

BY ALISON DOYLE

The gender pay gap persists, although there’s been some progress. According to a report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, women now earn 82 cents for every dollar earned by men—20 cents more than in 1979, the …

By Sarah Seavey
Sarah Seavey
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Invitations to Draw are a wonderful way to spark creativity in young children!

Deborah J. Stewart, M.Ed.

Encouraging creative self-expression

Invitations to draw are a wonderful way to engage children and encourage creative self-expression. The drawing prompts in Invitation to Draw are open-ended and the creative possibilities are endless! If you are looking for a …

By Sarah Seavey
Sarah Seavey
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How to Tell If a Company Truly Values Diversity and Inclusion (or Is Just All Talk)

Employers talk a lot about diversity and inclusion. In fact, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a company that doesn’t say they’re diverse and inclusive. Companies make these claims on their web sites, in job descriptions, and at career fairs. But how …

By Victorio Duran III - Firsthand
Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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Resources

The Strategies to Empower People (STEP) Vocational Education Program

The Strategies to Empower People (STEP) Vocational Education Program, funded by the Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS), …

LOSFA Resource Guide For Adult Learners
This resource guide provides federal, state, and local program information to assist Louisiana’s adult learners pursuing postsecondary education to access …
Louisiana’s Dual Enrollment

The Louisiana Board of Regents has developed this information to help students, families, and counselors access dual enrollment opportunities throughout …

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