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 […]

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 […]

Defying and Dismantling the Diversity Issue in the Tech Industry

Strand: Building a Diverse Workforce Tuesday, April 25, 2017 Session IV: 3:15 – 4:15 PM ABSTRACT Women make up only 25 percent of the IT workforce, and for people of color that percentage is even lower. Many of the larger IT companies (e.g., Google, Facebook, Apple) are actively working to improve their hiring practices, having […]

Building Capacity: Preparing FIRST for the Race to STEM Access and Opportunity

Strand: Building a Diverse Workforce Tuesday, April 25, 2017 Session II: 10:45 AM – 12:00 PM ABSTRACT This session provides an opportunity to learn from FIRST’s “race” toward equity, diversity, and inclusion. FIRST will offer its rationale for building organizational capacity to respond to shifting national demographics and address the need for future STEM professionals, […]