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Special Populations Academy

The Special Populations Academy is an opportunity for Career and Technical Education professionals to learn about the innovative initiatives and activities that have been developed through the FY18 Special Populations Support Grant. The academy will feature a national equity expert and highlight national resources related to serving students entering in to nontraditional occupations. Event Details… Continue Reading

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Special Populations Support Strategies Webinar Series

The Illinois Center for Specialized Professional Support (ICSPS) presented  evidence-based strategies to effectively recruit and retain Students from Special Populations, as defined by the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act.  There were 4 webinars in this series.  During each strategies were discussed and resources were provided.  If you have any questions related… 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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Support and Empowerment Program at McLennan Community College

  The Support and Empowerment Program (SEP) at McLennan Community College in Waco, Texas, began in 1979 as a community service of the Junior League of Waco, Inc. Since that time the program has helped more than 7,000 students discover within themselves the strength to begin a new life. The Mission of the Support and… Continue Reading

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Project STRIDE at Manchester Community College

  Project STRIDE is for single parents, single pregnant women and displaced homemakers who are matriculated at Manchester Community College in Manchester, New Hampshire. It is funded though the Carl Perkins Federal grant and provides student support as well as financial support through support groups and workshops for qualifying students in select majors. Any single parent… 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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