The STEM Equity Pipeline: Research-based Professional Development to Increase the Participation of Women in STEM

Presentation Category: 
Career Pathways/ Industry Sectors
Presentation Description: 
The National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity Education Foundation received a grant from the National Science Foundation to work with state providers of professional development to integrate research-based approaches to gender equity in STEM into existing professional development mechanisms. This session will review the approaches and professional development opportunities available.
Presentation Style
Lecture Style: 
Interactive Style: 
Lead Presenter
Lead Presenter Name: 
Mimi Lufkin
Chief Executive Officer

Funding Opportunities

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act provides funding to states to replace cuts to K-12 and higher education for several purposes including teacher professional development for making progress toward rigorous college and career-ready standards.

Information links for funding professional development:

Using Recovery Funds to Drive School Reform and Improvement

AARA Title I Part A Funds

Implementing the Recovery Act

Implementation Ideas from the Field

Perkins Funding

The CCPC conference includes professional development topics for faculty, counselors, and administrators that meet requirements of the 2006 Perkins Act (Sections 122, 124, 134, and 135).

Information links for funding professional development:

Perkins IV (2006) Legislation

Perkins IV (2006) Policy Guidance