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 […]

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 […]

The Importance of Incidental Learning

Strand: Strategies for Equitable Learning Environments Thursday, April 27, 2017 Session VI: 9:45 – 11:00 AM ABSTRACT Throughout the day, students gain critical information from informal interactions both inside and outside of the classroom. These interactions rely on spoken language to which deaf students do not have access. These informal interactions result in what researchers […]

Equity, Inclusion, and Culturally Responsive Practice: Promoting Academic Success for ALL students

Strand: Strategies for Equitable Learning Environments Thursday, April 27, 2017 Session V: 8:15 – 9:30 AM ABSTRACT This workshop will showcase the Reading School District’s multi-year journey toward Equity, Inclusion, and Culturally Responsive Practice. Specific implementation details of this systemic process will be presented. The phases and main components of the work will also be […]

Becoming Civil Rights Ready!

Strand: Public Policy—Supporting Equity and Education Thursday, April 27, 2017 Session V: 8:15 – 9:30 AM ABSTRACT This interactive session will look at federal laws enforced by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights and U.S. Department of Justice with regard to secondary education. The presenters will address civil rights laws as they […]

Innovative Strategies for Secondary Special Populations Success

Strand: Innovations on Equity in Career and Technical Education (CTE) Thursday, April 27, 2017 Session VI: 9:45 – 11:00 AM ABSTRACT This interactive session looks at special populations categories, as defined by Perkins legislation (2006) and how North Carolina and one of its local education agencies set the goals for meeting requirements and assurances with […]

Equity Ambassadors in CTE: One States’ Drive to Engage, Act, and See Change in Learning Environments That Support Special Populations, Nontraditional Career Pathways, and Recruitment on Campuses

Strand: Innovations on Equity in Career and Technical Education (CTE) Thursday, April 27, 2017 Session V: 8:15 – 9:30 AM ABSTRACT Colorado has been a state partner with NAPE for more than 5 years. In that time, impactful work has been completed at the secondary and postsecondary levels in our education system. This panel will […]

Overcoming Stereotypes Through STEM-Based Literacy Projects Using Peer Mentoring and Leadership

Strand: Equity in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Thursday, April 27, 2017 Session VI: 9:45 – 11:00 AM ABSTRACT After introducing participants to the early childhood/primary grade STEM-based books, the presenters will discuss how schools can provide leadership and mentoring opportunities to students. Most of the discussion will focus on theories used in the […]

Addressing the STEM Achievement, Access, and Literacy Gaps Disproportionately Limiting Low-Income, Under-Resourced, and Minority Student Opportunities

Strand: Equity in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Thursday, April 27, 2017 Session V: 8:15 – 9:30 AM ABSTRACT STEM achievement, access, and literacy gaps disproportionately limit low-income and minority student opportunities. STEM professionals are uniquely positioned to meaningfully utilize their talent and real-world expertise to deliver an authentic, rigorous, and relevant STEM education. […]