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National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity Education Foundation
91 Newport Pike, Suite 302
Gap, PA 17527
Phone: 717-407-5118
Email: NAPE@napequity.org
Funded by the National Science
Foundation HRD-0734056 and HRD-1203121


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Russ Weikle

Education Administrator
CA Dept. of Education
1430 N Street, Suite 4503
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: (916) 324-5676
Fax: (916) 323-2597
Email: rweikle@cde.ca.gov


Sharon Wong

Vocational Education Specialist
California Community College Chancellor’s Office
Career/Technical Education
1102 Q St, 3rd floor
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: (916) 327-5486
Fax: (916) 322-3861
Email: swong@cccco.edu


FREE CA Perkins Nontraditional & Special Populations Regional Workshops

Regional Workshop Dates:

  • October 19, 2012 — CCCAOE Conference, Long Beach
  • October 25, 2012 — San Diego City College
  • October 26, 2012 — Palomar College
  • December 4, 2012 — JSPAC Conference, Sacramento (with paid conference registration)
  • February 8, 2013 — San Bernardino ROP
  • March 10-12, 2013 — Educating For Careers, Sacramento*
  • April 12-13, 2012 — CITEA Conference, Oakland
  • LA/Orange City — Dates TBD

More information & FREE registration available at www.jspac.org

CA Perkins Special Populations and Nontraditional Conference - "Career & Technical Education: Success for All!: From Dreams to Reality"

December 5-7, 2011
Sheraton Grand Hotel, Sacramento
December 6, 2011 - How Does Your Implicit Bias and Micromessages Affect Your Instructional Effectiveness?
Mimi Lufkin
This session will provide participants with an overview of the research on implicit bias, stereotype threat, attribution theory and micromessages as a basis for understanding the way teacher student interaction influences learning and engagement of women and girls in science, technology, engineering and math programs of study. Tips, tools and hands-on activities for increasing instructional effectiveness and professional development resources will be shared.

California JSPAC meeting

November 29-December 1, 2010
(PowerPoint Slides)
(Case Study)
(Root Causes Document)

State Team/JSPAC Conference Call

September 27, 2010

California STEM Equity Pipeline State Team Meeting

Tuesday, May 5, 2009
10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Holiday Inn Capitol, 300 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
For hotel reservations call 916-446-0100

This meeting is for ALL interested individuals in the California STEM Equity Pipeline project.

The meeting agenda will include

  • updates on the activities that have been conducted in CA
  • reports from early adopters of the Five Step Program Improvement Process
  • release of newly developed training resources and modules for conducting professional development on gender equity issues in STEM
  • planning for future implementation
California Department of Education Press Release


CA State Team Meeting

January 28, 2008
Holiday Inn Capitol, Sacramento, CA

  • State Team Meeting Agenda (Doc)
  • STEM Equity Pipeline Overview
    Presented by Mimi Lufkin, National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity (PowerPoint)
  • Females in STEM: Participation and Performance in California Community Colleges
    Presented by Laurie Harrison, California Joint Special Populations Advisory Committee (PowerPoint)
CA Five Step Program Improvement Process Train the Trainer Workshop

September 2-3, 2008
Holiday Inn Capitol, Sacramento, CA

CA Five Step Program Improvement Process Pre-Conference Session

December 2-3, 2008
Holiday Inn Capitol, Sacramento, CA

CA Joint Special Populations Advisory Committee Annual Conference

December 3-4, 2008
Holiday Inn Capitol, Sacramento, CA

California Community College Association of Occupational Educators, San Diego, CA

October 22-23, 2008
Mimi Lufkin, Project Director: Workshop on the California STEM Equity Pipeline Project.
For more information on CCCAOE go to www.cccaoe.org. Click here for presentation power point.
Keynote Address: Perkins IV: The Special Populations Perspective. Click here for presentation power point.


CA State Leadership Sharepoint Site
California STEM Equity Pipeline National Report 2012
NSF Reverse Site Visit CA State Data Review Document
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