Coalitions and Collaboration: Impacting Federal Policy

Strand: Public Policy—Supporting Equity and Education (POLICY) Thursday, April 27, 2017 Session VI: 9:45 – 11:00 AM ABSTRACT NAPE works to advance equity in career and technical education policy at the federal level by collaborating with other organizations over shared policy goals. Working in coalition, partners can leverage expertise and human resources to increase their capacity […]

Congress, CTE and Perkins Reauthorization

Strand: Public Policy—Supporting Equity and Education Tuesday, April 25, 2017 Session IV: 3:15 – 4:15 PM ABSTRACT “With a new Administration at the helm, federal agencies are transitioning with new objectives and appointees while those new appointees are becoming acquainted with both federal agency procedures and agency staff. Regardless of these internal agency changes, existing […]

The Federal Regulatory Process: What Can We Expect Moving Forward?

Strand: Public Policy—Supporting Equity and Education Tuesday, April 25, 2017 Session III: 2:00 – 3:00 PM ABSTRACT With a new Administration at the helm, federal agencies are transitioning with new objectives and appointees while those new appointees are becoming acquainted with both federal agency procedures and agency staff. Regardless of these internal agency changes, existing […]

Building Productive Relationships with Policy Makers (Advocacy 201)

Strand: Public Policy—Supporting Equity and Education Tuesday, April 25, 2017 Session II: 10:45 AM – 12:00 PM ABSTRACT So, you’ve met with and had a great conversation with your elected and/or appointed policy makers. Now what? How do you safely and effectively navigate the boundaries of the relationship process, building upon the opportunity to keep […]

How to Be an Effective Advocate (Advocacy 101)

Strand: Public Policy—Supporting Equity and Education Tuesday, April 25, 2017 Session I: 9:15 – 10:30 AM ABSTRACT As school administrators, educators or ordinary citizens, everyone should have a fundamental understanding of the roles and rules of government. As well, everyone should know how to engage their elected and appointed policymakers. This “Advocacy 101” session will […]

What resources do you need from NAPE? Member Brainstorming Session

Strand: Building a Diverse Workforce Thursday, April 27, 2017 Session VI: 9:45 – 11:00 AM ABSTRACT Imagine a world where every person is able to fulfill their potential through equal access to and equity in educational options that lead to the entire spectrum of career choices. This vision inspires NAPE’s mission: to build educators’ capacity to […]

How can we help? Overview of NAPE Services and Resources

Thread: Building a Diverse Workforce Tuesday, April 25, 2017 Session III: 2:00 – 3:00 PM ABSTRACT We can help! The National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity offers research-based, strategy-driven, practical-application-focused professional development services and resources that equip educators with tools to address specific school needs related to equitable learning environments, student academic success and ultimately, readiness […]

Expanding Access and Equity in CTE at the State and Local Level

Strand: Innovations on Equity in Career and Technical Education (CTE) Tuesday, April 25, 2017 Session III: 2:00 – 3:00 PM ABSTRACT Join a panel of state and local leaders in Career and Technical Education who have collaborated with NAPE to deliver critical professional development to teachers/instructors, counselors and advisors, administrators, and community collaborators in order […]

Developing An Equity / Social Justice Lens and Its Application to STEM

Strand: Building a Diverse Workforce Tuesday, April 25, 2017 Session I: 9:15 – 10:30 AM ABSTRACT While many folks proffer information about equity and social justice work, not all those advocating it have an accurate understanding of its content and processes. This session lays out a few of the most critical aspects of an equity […]