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 […]

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 […]

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. […]