ERIC Number: ED409425
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Jun-30
Reference Count: N/A
Wisconsin Technical College System Board Equity Staff Development Workshops and Services. Phase VI. Final Report.
This report describes phase VI of the Equity Staff Development project, an ongoing project to achieve equity and diversity at Wisconsin technical colleges by creating an institutional climate supporting achievement by all students. Among the project's major activities and outcomes are the following: the existing train-the-trainer format of peer coaching, mentoring, and observation was continued through a statewide model staff development course called Creating an Inclusive Educational Environment (CIEE); technical assistance was provided to district staff involved in planning strategies for achieving gender equity and diversity; 60 individuals representing 16 technical colleges completed a staff development needs assessment/interest survey; statewide staff development training was provided to technical college district personnel and members of the Vocational Equity Leadership Cadre; a Wisconsin nontraditional roundtable meeting was conducted for individuals working with women employed in higher-wage occupations; and a self-evaluation instrument was developed to help technical college districts evaluate their programs' equity and diversity. Appendixes constituting approximately 90% of this document contain the following: comparison of an educational diversity certification course and the CIEE course; equity staff development survey instrument/results; Wisconsin Vocational Equity Leadership Cadre agendas and evaluations; equity action research workshop materials; and Wisconsin nontraditional occupations roundtable meeting agenda and evaluation. (MN)
Descriptors: Action Research, Attitude Change, Comparative Analysis, Diversity (Student), Educational Change, Equal Education, Evaluation Methods, Inservice Teacher Education, Leadership Training, Models, Nontraditional Occupations, Organizational Change, Organizational Climate, Program Development, Program Effectiveness, Sex Fairness, Staff Development, State Surveys, Statewide Planning, Strategic Planning, Teacher Workshops, Technical Education, Technical Institutes, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Wisconsin Technical Coll. System Board, Madison.
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Univ. - Stout, Menomonie. Center for Vocational, Technical and Adult Education.
Identifiers - Location: Wisconsin