Carl Perkins' Effect on Technical Education Legislation


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What year did Carl D. Perkins become a US Representative?

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1. What was the original name for the legislation associated with Career and Technical Education?

2. How many provisions of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 are required to be met?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Carl D. Perkins was a U.S. representative from Kentucky vital to improving technical education. You can use this interactive quiz and worksheet to test yourself on things like the year Carl Perkins became a representative, organizations founded by Perkins' legislation, and his legislation's provisions and impacts.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz, students will be asked to identify the following:

  • Student organization specific to farming
  • Provisions of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006
  • Impacts of Perkins funding
  • Original name for Career and Technical Education legislation

Skills Practiced

You will showcase the following skills in these guides:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information about technical education legislation from the related lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding provisions of Perkins legislation and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the life and work of Carl Perkins
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the impacts of Perkins legislation in a different light

Additional Learning

For more information on legislation regarding career and technical education, take a look at the associated lesson entitled Carl Perkins' Effect on Technical Education Legislation. Some of the objectives of this lesson include:

  • Know the progression of Perkins legislation
  • Explain the provisions and required uses of Perkins funding
  • Know Carl Perkins' career and its impact on legislation
  • Understand the history of technical education legislation and its role in present-day education