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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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Barbara Bitters

Asst. Director, CTE Team
WI Dept. of Public Instruction
P.O. Box 7841
Madison, WI 53707-7841
Phone: (608) 266-9609
Fax: (608) 267-9275
Email: barbara.bitters@dpi.wi.gov


Karen V.Showers

Education Director, Counseling and Student Support
Wisconsin Technical College System
4622 University Ave PO Box 7874
Madison WI 53707-7874
Phone: 608-267-9458
Fax: 608-266-1690
Email: karen.showers@wtcsystem.edu


Wisconsin STEM Summit

October 7-9, 2012
Glacier Canyon Lodge at the Wilderness Resort
Wisconsin Dells, WI
Early bird registration closes
August 1, 2012
Call for Proposals is NOW OPEN.
Submit online at:
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STEM Equity Pipeline Team Meeting, February 16th, 12:00 pm to 12:45 pm

Wisconsin Updates-Focus Plymouth School District.docx
STEMEP National Report 2012.doc

Pilot Site Meeting - Thursday, May 26, 2011

9:30am to 2:00pm face-to-face meeting at Lakeshore Technical College for participating members of the pilot sites to assess and discuss activities from the past year and to begin sharing and planning ideas for the following year.

Conference: Program Review and Updates - Wednesday, March 16, 2011

One-day conference in Madison, Wisconsin focusing on serving under-represented students in STEM. It will discuss issues of gender, race, and disability.
(STEM Equity Pipeline - Expanding Options for Women and Girls in STEM Presentation)

Conference Call: Program Review and Updates - Thursday, December 16, 2010

Review and hear updates about what’s been occurring at the pilot sites; Plan for the spring and see what help might be needed and what people plan to do.

Program Review Conference Call - September 14, 2010
Marketing STEM to Girls Conference - August 31, 2010

(Conference Flyer)

Wisconsin STEM Equity Pipeline Pilot Project District Representatives Conference Call & Coordinated Planning - July 21, 2010 9:00AM - 10:00AM
STEM Equity Pipeline State Team conference call - June 3, 2010
WI Pilot Site Teams Meeting - Lakeshore Technical College - Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Measuring Progress in Wisconsin Pilot Sites Document

Wisconsin State Fact Sheet


Wisconsin State Leadership Team Meeting - Tuesday, October 20, 2009
Target/Pilot Site Training - October 13, 2009
STEM Equity Pipeline WI Newsletter - June 9, 2009

(STEM Equity Pipeline Newsletter 6-09.pdf)

WI State Team Meeting - May 18, 2009
Target/Pilot Site Training - April 23, 2009
sySTEM Now Conference, Milwaukee, Wisconsin - October 21, 2008

Mimi Lufkin, Project Director; Barbara Bitters, Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction; and Karen Showers, Wisconsin Technical College System presented a workshop on The Wisconsin STEM Equity Pipeline Project. For more information go to http://www.esmke.com. Click here for presentation power point.

Wisconsin State Team Meeting – September 23, 2008

Clarion Suites, Madison, WI

Invitation Announcement


Workshop Materials
Wisconsin State Team Meeting – June 11-12, 2008

Comfort Inn and Suites, DeForest, WI
Five Step Program Improvement Process Train-the-Trainer Workshop

Wisconsin Specific Materials (zip)

  • WI Five Step Process power point
  • CESA map
  • Crosswalk of Economic Development Regions
  • WI Education Equity History power point
  • National Women’s Law Center Wisconsin Toolkit
  • Improving Performance on the Perkins Core Indicators (Root Causes and Strategies)
  • State Leadership Implementation Plan Template
  • STEM Equity Pipeline State Team brochure
  • Wisconsin Girls Collaborative Project summary
  • Summary of the change in nontraditional enrollment from Perkins I – III from the Wisconsin Perkins IV Transition Plan
  • University of Wisconsin System Map
  • Wisconsin Schools at a Glance
  • Wisconsin Career Assessment Summary
  • Wisconsin STEM Equity Pipeline State Team Invitation Letter
  • Wisconsin Technical College System Colleges

Five Step Program Improvement Process Training Materials


Wisconsin STEM Equity Pipeline National Report 2012
WI State Leadership Sharepoint Site
NSF Reverse Site Visit WI State Data Review Document
Institutionalizing College-Wide Responsibility for Supporting NTO Access

A summary of how the WTCS is influencing data collection and evaluation regarding NTO students.

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