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Career and Technical Education Conference


Region 4 CTE Conference
March 2, 2018
Michael Brustein
Partner, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
One of the Nation's Leading Experts on Carl Perkins
The Washington, D.C.-based law firm of Brustein & Manasevit maintains a nationwide education and workforce-development law practice and represents various state and local, state, and federal agencies. Practice areas include: Workforce Investment Act, welfare-to-work, temporary assistance to needy families, Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Applied Technology Education Act , Adult Education and Family Literacy Act, and all federal cost principles. 


Getting a Head Start on Perkins V
Learn major changes in the new legislation, including a new definition to CTE (extending to the middle grades), an entirely new effect on state accountability, a greatly simplified local plan, changes in the distribution of funds, and a renewed focus on programs of study.
Brustein also will provide an update on federal funding and the new alignment with both WIOA and ESSA.
Breakouts, Panels, and More!
  • Explore the latest hot topics in CTE.
  • Network with professionals offering CTE support in our vendor hall.
  • Attend a general session spotlighting Career and Technical Student Organizations (CTSOs). A panel of CTSO students and their advisors will discuss the benefits a CTSO can offer to students along with how to start and improve a CTSO.

7145 West Tidwell Road | Houston, Texas 77092-2096 | 713.462.7708