ERIC Number: ED317396
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: N/A
Task Force on Women, Minorities and the Handicapped in Science and Technology: Public Hearing. Report of the Proceedings (Kansas City, Missouri, December 1, 1987).
Task Force on Women, Minorities, and the Handicapped in Science and Technology, Washington, DC.
The Task Force on Women, Minorities, and the Handicapped in Science and Technology was established by the U.S. Congress in Public Law 99-383 with the purpose of developing a long-range plan for broadening participation in science and engineering. Public hearings were held in Albuquerque (New Mexico), Atlanta (Georgia), Baltimore (Maryland), Boston (Massachusetts), Chicago (Illinois), Kansas City (Missouri), and Los Angeles (California) between Fall 1987 and Spring 1988. The final report of the task force was produced in December, 1989. This document is the verbatim transcript of the closed session and public hearing. Co-Chairs Mr. Jaime Oaxaca and Dr. Ann Reynolds presided over the meeting and hearing. The document includes a statement by Mr. John McKelvey, and reports of the social aspects, employment, higher education, and pre-college education subcommittees. Speakers at this hearing included: (1) Ms. Joann Platt; (2) Dr. Diana G. Helsel; (3) Mr. Tom Cummings; (4) Mr. Douglas Juarez; (5) Ms. Dawn Cunningham; (6) Ms. Karen Hummel; (7) Dr. Edith Jones; (8) Mr. John McTague; (9) Mr. Nate Thomas; (10) Dr. Patricia McCorquodale; (11) Mr. Jose de Jesus Esteban; (12) Ms. Cheryl Fisher; (13) Dr. Charles Rankin; (14) Dr. Manuel Berriozabal; (15) Dr. Gene Hampton; (16) Dr. Walter Smith; (17) Dr. Jerry Kollros; and (18) Dr. Don Ahshapanek; (19) Dr Elizabeth Applebaum; (20) Ms. Ruth Margolin; and (21) Dr. Joseph Estrada. A closed discussion of the task force focused on plans for the California meeting. (CW)
Descriptors: Access to Education, College Science, Disabilities, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Engineering Education, Equal Education, Females, Government Role, Higher Education, Minority Groups, Science and Society, Science Education, Secondary School Science, Technological Advancement, Technology
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Task Force on Women, Minorities, and the Handicapped in Science and Technology, Washington, DC.