ERIC Number: ED269607
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Sex Equity. Keeping the Drive Alive! A Guide to Promoting Sex Equity in Your School District.
This guide describes programs created by the Ysleta, Texas, Independent School District to promote sex equity in its high school programs. The programs described have been successful in leading both boys and girls to choose vocational education programs for jobs nontraditional for their sex. The guide describes the following five types of activities: (1) student activities (field trips to Ysleta Vocational High School to learn about nontraditional jobs, futures week, open houses, and full day visits to businesses in the area); (2) activities for parents (surveys of needs, parent workshops, community outreach, brochures, and letters about student options); (3) community programs (linkage conferences for nontraditional workers and educators); (4) programs for educators (conferences and workshops on topics such as occupational outlooks and career opportunities); and (5) media relations (video or slide presentations, public service announcements, posters, and brochures). Suggested resources and a bibliography are included in the guide. (KC)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Practitioners
Sponsor: Texas Education Agency, Austin.
Authoring Institution: Ysleta Independent School District, El Paso, TX.