Available for State Members Only!
NAPE is pleased to offer the Equity Professional Knowledge webinar series, hosted by Mimi Lufkin, NAPE CEO, and Barb Bitters, former Wisconsin Equity Coordinator, to its State Members. Not a State Member?
Webinar I: Understanding Perkins IV in Historical & Current Context
Date & Time: June 28, 2012 at 3:00 PM (ET)
Description: This session will provide a quick overview of the equity provisions in the Vocational Education Act and Perkins I, II, and III. We will review the original goals from the national advocacy organizations and will note how the law has evolved over time as the federal investment has taken different approaches to education reform and innovation. We will also provide a short summary of the equity provision of Perkins IV.
Webinar II: Perkins Equity Professional’s Roles & Responsibilities
Date & Time: August 23, 2012 at 3:00 PM (ET)
Description: The session will provide an overview of the state’s Equity Roles and Responsibilities and the diverse ways that states now staff these responsibilities. We will share the diversity of job descriptions and staffing strategies. We will discuss issues/barriers that most equity coordinators experience in trying to carry out their responsibilities and offer potential solutions, tips, and other support.
Webinar III: Data Collection, Needs Assessment, and Accountability
Date & Time: October 25, 2012 at 3:00 PM (ET)
Description: This session will provide an overview of the state level systems and technical assistance strategies needed by regional or local recipients of funding. Basic information on conducting equity and special population needs assessments; data collection and analysis—including gap analysis; and the basics of accountability related to the two nontraditional core indicators required by Perkins IV will be covered.
Webinar IV: Program Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation
Date & Time: December 13, 2012 at 3:00 PM (ET)
Description: This session will discuss program planning, implementation and evaluation issues at both the state level and the local level. At the state level, the state plan and ongoing work plans set the direction and boundaries for regional and local recipients of funding. State staff must ensure that their local planning and application process in established to facilitate applicant equity programs and initiatives. The reporting process, including evaluation results, will provide data for future assessment and planning.
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