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Under the Carl Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006, courses are to be defined as non-traditional based on national data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (pdf, 186kb). North Carolina has developed a revised list of non-traditional courses (pdf, 19kb) based on the Bureau of Labor Statistics data.
The gender equity/nontraditional aspects of Career and Technology Education provide information that CTE teachers, academic teachers, counselors, and administrators can use to assist all students, both male and female, in setting and attaining educational goals. These goals should be based on individual interests, aptitudes, and abilities.
Gender equity/nontraditional activities and efforts represent another attempt on the part of Public Schools of North Carolina, Department of Public Instruction, to provide equal opportunities for all students.
PowerPoint of Nontraditional Occupations by Mimi Lufkin, Executive Director
of National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity, presented at CTE Summer