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Women in Community Colleges: Access to Success

Title of resource, project, or practice: Women in Community Colleges: Access to Success Name(s), Title(s), and Affiliation of Leader(s): Andress St. Rose, AAUW, and Catherine Hill, AAUW Please provide an overview of the resource.: Women in Community Colleges: Access to Success (2013) explores an underappreciated part of our higher education system. The report looks at… Continue Reading

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FY14 New Look Showcase

This Showcase featured an opening address by Dr. Andresse St. Rose on research and recommendations for success for women and student parents in community colleges.  The address was followed by presentations by FY14 New Look Project sites. FY14 New Look Project PowerPoint Presentation Pictures from Law Day at South Suburban St. Rose Presentation

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Why So Few? Women in Science, Technology,Engineering, and Mathematics

This print/online research report is literature review of recent (generally 2001 and forward) research on why women continue to lag behind men in participating in STEM careers. Recommendations follow the conclusions drawn from the research. PowerPoint slides illustrate main points View the Report      

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A Guide to Gender Fair Counseling for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

This guide is intended for K-12 school counselors, teachers, school administrators, pre-service counselors and their college instructors, and interested parents. The information included in this publication has been gathered from research and from programs developed and refined by dedicated school counselors with a commitment to educational equity. What they found was that, depending on your… Continue Reading

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Breaking Out of the Pink Color Ghetto: Policy Solutions for Non-College Women

Widely interdisciplinary in appeal, this book reports on the successes of innovative training opportunities for non-college women who end up in low-paying, low-mobility, pink collar jobs. The author examines the relative effectiveness of various programs in helping these women gain access to high-wage, high-mobility employment opportunities. The analysis includes case studies of grant-funded projects, as… Continue Reading

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Area You Man Enough to Be A Nurse?

In an effort to inspire more men to enter the nursing profession, the Oregon Center for Nursing created the “Are You Man Enough to be a Nurse?” poster in 2002. A follow-up poster, “Caring Knows No Boundaries,” aimed at recruiting minorities into nursing, was released in 2004. These unique posters are used throughout the world… Continue Reading

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Improving Outcomes for Nontraditional Occupations

Participants were provided with an overview of the nontraditional occupations, including the benefits to the individual and the workplace. During the workshop, participants created an enhanced plan for improving their college’s achievement of Perkins Nontraditional Core Indicators. Participants worked from their college’s Perkins Core Indicator data, examined their Perkins Plan for Nontraditional Occupations (Element 5)… Continue Reading

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Taking the Road Less Traveled: Educator’s Toolkit to Prepare Students for Nontraditional Careers

This tool kit has been created for educators to easily work through four specific areas dealing with students in nontraditional careers. Taking the Road Less Traveled CIMC – Curriculum and Instructional Materials Center

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GPS for Perkins IV Special Populations Executive Summary

This document provides resources for Perkins professionals seeking understanding of the 2006 law and its impact on special populations in the state of Illinois. GPS for Perkins IV Special Populations

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