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Special Populations Resources

i-GO: Illinois Gender Outcomes and the New Look Project

Womanufacturing. Moonbuggy. Data, Decisions and Desserts. These titles of activities focused on Perkins special populations have this in common: they were encouraged and supported by a project called the New Look Project. Participants to this session will learn how your ideas for these student populations–individuals with disabilities, economically disadvantaged, single parents, displaced homemakers, English language… Continue Reading

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CTE Recruitment & Retention with a Focus on Special Populations

Handouts from The Regional Network event that was held on December 3, 2012 at John Wood Community College. Agenda Presentation The Principles of Universal Design Benefits of Diversity in the Workplace Reducing Stereotype Threat Root Causes Chart Links to NTO Resources Planning Guide CEOs vs. Scientists on Diversity in Stem      

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Nontraditional Career Preparation: Root Causes and Strategies

This tool summaries research-based root causes and strategies for recruiting and retaining students into nontraditional career preparation. An additional two page condensed chart can also be accessed.   Nontraditional Career Preparation: Root Causes and Strategies Nontraditional Career Preparation: Condensed chart    

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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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