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National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity Education Foundation
P.O. Box 369, Cochranville, PA 19330
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Email: NAPE@napequity.org
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For more events go to the STEM Equity Pipeline Calendar

June 9-11, 2014

2014 WEPAN Change Leader Forum
Engineering A Culture That Drives Innovation

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Change is in the Air!

Themes of the Forum
This year's Forum is organized around the Framework for Promoting Gender Equity in Organizations. The four focus areas guide organizations through the steps to promote gender equity.

  • Equip the Women
  • Create Equal Opportunity
  • Value Differences
  • Re-envision Work Culture

2014 Change Leader Forum offerings

  • A full day of plenary sessions by nationally recognized speakers
  • Opening Keynote Speaker: Scott Page, author of "The Difference" (June 9, 4:30pm)
  • Interactive discussion with colleagues about culture change in engineering
  • Opportunities to network with colleagues in industry, education, and leadership

Visit this webpage with further details:
Registration and More Information


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April 15, 2014

Minnesota Webinar Series 2013-2014: Nontraditional Career Pathways: Program Strategies That Work
Engage Parents to Support Nontraditional Careers—An Open Forum for Sharing Local Outreach Strategies

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December 2013-April 2014, 12:00 CST
These 1-hour webinars highlight practical strategies from the field to help students succeed through effective CTE programs. If you are an educator, counselor, advisor, or disability specialist working with high school or community college students, then these webinars are for you!

Presenter: Dr. Jeanette Thomas, Consultant, Iowa Bureau of Adult, Career, and Community College Education

Description: Are you using a successful strategy to educate or engage parents at your site? Share your ideas with your colleagues.

Register for the archived webinar
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(Nontrad Webinar Resource List Handout)
(Latino Parental Involvement Handout)

April 7-11, 2014

NAPE 2014 Professional Development Institute
Registration Is Now Open! Early bird registration ends on February 21, 2014.

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Please join NAPE from April 7-10, 2014, in Arlington, Virginia, to celebrate the 35th anniversary of this annual event. Focused on building the capacity, knowledge, and skills of state education administrators and local educators, the Professional Development Institute brings together the most current researchers and practitioners in educational equity to share best practices and build a learning community of professionals.

Call for Proposals
NAPE has issued a Call for Proposals for workshops organized around the following themes:

  • Public and Private Partnerships to Advance Access, Equity, and Diversity in Education and the Workforce
  • New Research on Advancing Underrepresented Students in the K-20 Education Pipeline, Especially in STEM and/or in CTE
  • Effective Practices, Programs, or Policies to Address Student Achievement and Outcome Gaps
  • Strategies for Increasing Access, Retention, and Transition of Special Population Students in Education and Employment-College AND Career Readiness

Agenda at a Glance
Monday, April 7
9-5 STEM Equity Pipeline Leadership Institute
3:30 NAPE Education Foundation Board Meeting and Dinner

Tuesday, April 8
8:15 Opening Session
9:00 Workshops
12:00 Awards Luncheon
2:15 Workshops
5:30 Silent Auction and Reception

Wednesday, April 9
8-5 Public Policy Day on Capitol Hill

Thursday, April 10
8 Membership Meeting
9:15 Workshops
12 Closing Luncheon

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March 19, 2014

Minnesota Webinar Series 2013-2014: Nontraditional Career Pathways: Program Strategies That Work
Innovative Strategies for Meeting the Needs of Youth with Disabilities

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December 2013-April 2014, 12:00 CST
These 1-hour webinars highlight practical strategies from the field to help students succeed through effective CTE programs. If you are an educator, counselor, advisor, or disability specialist working with high school or community college students, then these webinars are for you!

Presenter: Curtis Richards, Director, Center for Workforce Development, Institute for Educational Leadership

Description: Learn about needs and best practices being implemented in various places in the country.

Register for the archived webinar
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March 17, 2014

The Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching

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The Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) are the nation's highest honors for K-12 teachers of mathematics and science (including computer science). Awardees serve as models for their colleagues, inspiration to their communities, and leaders in the improvement of mathematics and science education. Since 1983, more than 4,200 teachers have been recognized for their contributions in the classroom and to their profession. If you know great teachers, nominate them to join this prestigious network of professionals.

NOMINATIONS NOW OPEN: The 2014 Awards will honor mathematics and science (including computer science) teachers working in grades K-6. Nominations close on April 1, 2014.
TEACHERS – APPLY ONLINE: Applications must be completed by May 1, 2014.

The National Science Foundation administers Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) on behalf of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy.
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