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ERIC Number: ED336569
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988-Jun
Pages: 31
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Illinois Guidance by Objectives. Building Fairness: Creating and Implementing Equity Programs. A Guide for EFE Systems.
Warren, Toni McCarty; And Others
This guide provides a basic understanding of sex equity concepts and Illinois' Building Fairness campaign. It identifies key issues and populations, raises awareness of applicable activities and resource assistance, and contributes to the knowledge base required for developing equity advocates. An introduction defines sex equity and "Building Fairness." Overviews are provided of the Carl D. Perkins Vocational Education Act and other sex equity legislation. The next section discusses key Building Fairness personnel and resources: Vocational Education Program Improvement Building Fairness Plan, Building Fairness Needs Assessment, Building Fairness Coordinator, and Building Fairness Consultant. Identification of needs and use of information from the Building Fairness Needs Assessment are then addressed. The following section provides direction for initiating a plan for the target areas identified within the Needs Assessment. Specific methods for addressing equity issues are described, along with examples of activities for taking action. Questions addressing specific issues are provided; answers can be used as the basis for inservice training. The following areas are targeted: vocational instructors, administrators, counselors, evaluation of curriculum materials, students, parents, and the community. Eleven resources are listed. (YLB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield. Dept. of Adult, Vocational and Technical Education.
Authoring Institution: Illinois State Univ., Normal. Dept. of Specialized Educational Development.
Identifiers: Carl D Perkins Vocational Education Act 1984; Illinois