Tag Archives: Nontraditional Occupations

Special Populations Recruitment and Retention Support Strategies Documents

ICSPS has produced a series of documents to summarize evidence based strategies for supporting special population students during the recruitment and retention processes. The documents can be found below: Supporting Students With Limited English Proficiency – Recruitment and Retention Supporting Students With Disabilities – Recruitment and Retention Supporting Single Parents and Displaced Homemakers – Recruitment… Continue Reading

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Exploring Nontraditional Careers Webinar

This webinar, presented on December 10, 2015, gave educators practical applications to increase equity and exclusivity in their classrooms by fostering awareness of personal biases that have the potential to negatively influence student outcomes. You can access the webinar through the following link: Explore Nontraditional Careers Webinar   This webinar is subtitled for accessibility.  A… Continue Reading

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Women in Non-Traditional Occupations Program at St. Phillips College

  The Women in Non-Traditional Occupations (WINTO) program at St. Phillips College in San Antonio, Texas, provides a variety of services and activities for students enrolled in programs nontraditional for their gender in an effort to inform, recruit and help students succeed as they work toward their nontraditional career goal.  The program provides opportunities to… Continue Reading

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Call Me MISTER Program at Midlands College

  Midlands Technical College’s (MTC) Call Me MISTER project in Columbia, South Carolina, seeks to recruit, train and assist in the certification of Black males who are interested in becoming elementary school teachers in South Carolina’s public schools. The project prepares students for the first two years of a teacher education training program. Upon completion… Continue Reading

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New Beginnings at Northeast Community College

  New Beginnings is a unique program at Northeast Community College in Norfolk, Nebraska, that prepares and supports individuals enrolled in a non-traditional program of study for their gender, as well as single parents and displaced homemakers, to achieve their education, training and career goals. Students of both genders need expanded job options. Gender and… Continue Reading

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California’s CalWomenTech Project

  In 2006, the Institute for Women in Trades, Technology and Science (IWITTS) was awarded a $2 million five-year National Science Foundation (NSF) grant from the program on Research on Gender in Science and Engineering to fund the CalWomenTech Project. Between 2006 and 2011, eight California community colleges received expert support and technical assistance to… Continue Reading

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