ERIC Number: ED210440
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Sep
Reference Count: 0
Actions for Change: A Planning Guide for Occupational Equity.
Shatz, Susan; And Others
This guide is designed to assist administrators in planning and implementing strategies to eliminate sex bias, sex stereotyping, and sex discrimination in occupational education programs in New York State where such exist. Discussed first are the provisions of the Vocational Education Amendments of 1976 and Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. New York State policies pertaining to administration of occupational education and assuring sex equity are outlined. Following a description of steps involved in developing a plan of action to eliminate sex bias and stereotyping, a sample plan format is provided. Included in a section of suggested strategies for achieving equity in educational and employment opportunities are activities in the following areas: creating awareness of programs to achieve sex equity, collecting and disseminating data on the status of students and employees in vocational education programs, developing plans to correct existing problems, reviewing and planning expenditures, monitoring implementation of sex discrimination laws, reviewing current programs, promoting expansion of nontraditional occupational opportunities in the community, disseminating information pertaining to elimination of sex bias in vocational education, reviewing self-evaluation required by Title IX, and developing plans for acheiving sex equity in vocational education. A resource list is also provided. (MN)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Administrator Guides, Budgeting, Change Strategies, Educational Planning, Educational Policy, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Federal Legislation, Information Dissemination, Learning Activities, Nontraditional Occupations, Program Administration, Program Content, Program Development, Program Implementation, Publicity, School Districts, Self Evaluation (Groups), Sex Bias, Sex Discrimination, Sex Fairness, Sex Stereotypes, State Programs, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New York State Education Dept., Albany. Office of Occupational and Continuing Education.
Identifiers: New York; Title IX Education Amendments 1972; Vocational Education Amendments 1976