• Special Populations

  • Special Populations

  • The Office of Career and Technical Education offers learning opportunities for ALL by collaborating with various stakeholders and community agencies to focus on meeting the needs and fostering the success of the special populations of Norfolk Public Schools.


    The term ‘special populations’ means:

    (A) Individuals with disabilities;

    (B) Individuals from economically disadvantaged families, including foster children;

    (C) Individuals preparing for non-traditional fields;

    (D) Single parents, including single pregnant women;

    (E) Displaced homemakers; and

    (F) Individuals with limited English proficiency and other barriers to educational achievement.


    Source: The Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Applied Technology Education Act, 1998. For an expanded listing of Special Populations categories, click HERE.