Tag Archives: Special Populations

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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Root Causes and Strategies Webinar

The Root Causes and Strategies Webinar was delivered on November 20th, 2015.  You can access the webinar and the archived resources here: Root Causes and Strategies Webinar Documents: Nontraditional Career Preparations Root Causes and Strategies Document National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity – Root Causes Chart Abbreviated Program Improvement Process for Equity Implementation Plan and… Continue Reading

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Introduction to Nontraditional Occupations Webinar

The Introduction to Nontraditional Occupations Webinar  was held on November 10, 2015. You can view the webinar slideshow here:  Introduction to Nontraditional Occupations Webinar Slideshow Additional resources mentioned in the webinar can be found here: Perkins Nontraditional Occupations: 2010 Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) in Career Clusters and Pathways  and here:CIP Codes Nontraditional Careers by… Continue Reading

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Transiciones Program at Mt. Hood Community College

  Transiciones at Mt. Hood Community College in Gresham, Oregon, is a career planning and college preparation program for Latina single parents and homemakers.  It is similar in content to the Transitions program, except that Transiciones is specifically designed for Latina women who are studying English. The program provides a two-term set of services that… Continue Reading

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Displaced Homemaker Program at Southeast Community College

  In 1993, the North Carolina General Assembly appropriated funding for county-level displaced homemaker programs operated by local non-profits, community colleges and governmental agencies. The funding is administered by the N. C. Council for Women, a division of the N. C. Department of Administration. Funding is awarded annually on a competitive basis. Current North Carolina… Continue Reading

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Displaced Homemaker Program of Washoe County at Truckee Meadows Community College

  The Displaced Homemaker Program of Washoe County at Truckee Meadows Community College (TMCC) in Reno, Nevada, serves displaced homemakers of any economic level with support services to assist them in job search and placement. Services offered by this program include: vocational assessment, personal and career counseling, referrals for community assistance, job search skills workshops,… Continue Reading

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Center for People in Transition at Rowan College at Gloucester County

  The Center for People in Transition (PIT) is a semi-independent social service agency that assists displaced homemakers in becoming self-sufficient. Rowan College at Gloucester County in Sewell, New Jersey, started PIT in 1981 to assist women returning to school. It provides services to displaced homemakers who are experiencing the three greatest stressors in life — divorce, death of… Continue Reading

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Transitions Program at Mt. Hood Community College

  Transitions at Mt. Hood Community College in Gresham, Oregon, is a career planning and college preparation program for displaced homemakers or single parents. The program helps students develop a career goal, get to know the college and all its resources, make friends, and develop time management and study skills. Students Transitions includes 3 classes: Life… Continue Reading

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HOPE-De Anza Program at De Anza College

  The HOPE-De Anza program at De Anza College in Cupertino, California, is designed to prepare job seekers with disabilities for successful job placement in supported or community employment and to have students actively participate in their communities. The goal is to provide a range of activities that advance students toward their personal and employment… Continue Reading

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Limited English Proficiency Program at Lansing Community College

  The Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Program at Lansing Community College in Lansing, Michigan, provides support services that enable students who are non-native English speakers and have difficulty reading, writing and understanding English to succeed in academic programs in the college setting.  The LEP Program offer the following support services: assistance with admission, assistance with… Continue Reading

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