Career/Vocational Technical Education

Gender Equity

The federal Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act of 2006 P.L. 109-270 (Perkins IV) defines nontraditional by gender careers as "occupations or fields of work including careers in computer science, technology and other emerging skill occupations, for which individuals from one gender comprise less than 25% of the individuals employed in each such occupation or field of work."

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MA Supplement to the NAPE Nontraditional by Gender Lists
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Nontraditional by Gender-Career and Technical Education Program Study Analysis of Student Participation
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Evaluation of Outcomes for Female Students Participating in Construction Career Day
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National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity
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American Association of University Women
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Institute for Women in Trades, Technology and Science (IWITTS)
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American Assembly for Men in Nursing
 
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