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 […]

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 […]

The Sunflower County Systems Change Project: From Punitive Punishment to Preventative and Restorative Practices in the Mississippi Delta

Strand: Strategies for Equitable Learning Environments Tuesday, April 25, 2017 Session III: 2:00 – 3:00 PM ABSTRACT Discipline means to teach. Yet many school districts have discipline policies that reflect punitive practices that excessively exclude students, particularly students of color. By providing a living model of “systems change,” this presentation will demonstrate how addressing the […]

Embracing the Complexity of STEM Ecosystems: Effectively Applying New Research to Support Equity in STEM Education

Thread: Equity in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Tuesday, April 25, 2017 Session III: 2:00 – 3:00 PM ABSTRACT Progress has been made to understand the different factors that influence the participation of underrepresented groups within STEM ecosystems, yet research findings are often misapplied through “quick-fix” solutions that address a snapshot of STEM ecosystems. […]