**THIS WORKSHOP IS FULL. WE ARE WORKING ON ADDING ADDITIONAL DATES. AS OF 2/2/23 REGISTRATIONS WILL BE ADDED TO THE WAIT LIST**
**Build your program to appeal to all students**
Registration Fee includes:
- Tuesday, February 28 – Social (Appetizers and Admission to The Garage Museum)
- Tuesday, February 28 – One night stay at Courtyard by Marriott (KCCTE will arrange)
- Wednesday, March 1 – Workshop presented by NAPE (includes all materials)
- Wednesday, March 1 – Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dessert and Beverages)
**Check with your schools Perkins Coordinator to utilize Perkins Funds for registration fee and travel.
SOCIAL @ The Garage Tuesday, February 28 (4:30 – 7:00 pm)
- Meet & Mingle with KBOR & KCCTE Representatives and other CTE educators, advisors, and administrators at The Garage in Salina. A short presentation will be made at 4:45 by the KCCTE & KBOR representatives. Admission to the museum, theater and similators at The Garage is included.
- Light appetizers and non-alcoholic beverages will be provided.
- Wine & Beer Tickets Available
WORKSHOP @ Courtyard by Marriott Wednesday, March 1 (9:00 am – 2:00 pm)(Breakfast Buffet begins at 8:00 am)
- Are there things you could be doing to make your program more appealing to ALL STUDENTS? Learn strategies to enhance enrollment and retention.
- Nontraditional careers are occupations or career fields in which people from one gender comprise less than 25% of the workforce due to cultural stereotypes and norms that have discouraged students from pursuing them.
- In order for every student to be able to fulfill their potential, we must ensure equal access to and equity in educational options that lead to the entire spectrum of career choices.
- NAPE’s Explore Nontraditional Careers workshop supports educators, advisors, and administrators through a process of examination, reflection, and action to center equity as a means for supporting and encouraging students while also addressing existing barriers to success.
National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity (NAPE)
The National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity (NAPE) is a consortium of state and local agencies, corporations, and national organizations committed to the advancement of equity and diversity in classrooms and workplaces.
The NAPE Education Foundation, Inc., established in 2002, expands through funding and resources NAPE’s efforts to provide equity and diversity solutions for educators to help every student fulfill his or her potential through access to the entire career spectrum. NAPE provides its clients with professional development, technical assistance, research, and advocacy on equity and diversity in education and career development.
Dr. Lisa Williams is a national expert on topics of equity and access in public education. She currently serves as the Vice President of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for Y in Central Maryland. She has served as Chief Equity Officer for the Fairfax County Schools as well as Executive Director for Equity and Cultural Proficiency in the Baltimore County Schools.
Dr. Williams has served as a Subject Matter Expert with the United States Department of Education Department of Career, Technical, and Adult Education division related to equitable access in STEM/CTE. She is co-author of two books, When Treating all the Kids the Same is the Real Problem: Educational Leadership and the 21st Century Dilemma of Difference and Humanity Over Comfort: How You Confront Systemic Racism Head On both published by Corwin Press.
She is presently collaborating with teacher leaders in Cologne, Germany to publish an article on Social Justice in Education (2022). Dr. Williams is the proud mom of a son, Andrew, who is the daily inspiration for her work for all children.Her lived experience and scholarship on issues of equity and access shapes her lens
Dr. Ricardo Romanillos is passionate about building structures and pathways that empower underserved communities. He has 19 years of experience in public education, including work as a Curriculum Director and teacher, as the Senior Director of Programs with NAPE, and presently serves as Chief Diversity Officer with SkillsUSA.
Dr. Romanillos brings many lenses and identities to his work, including husband, surviving father of a medically dependent child, second-generation Latino, and scholar. He earned his Doctorate in Education from Johns Hopkins University, focusing on improving teachers’ sense of self-efficacy to engage students who are a minority in the sciences. Outside of education, Ricardo and his wife are building a ranching operation in North Texas where they are applying current trends in regenerative agriculture. They do this in honor of their son, Rafael Romanillos who passed away in 2019.
KANSAS BOARD OF REGENTS AND KANSAS CENTER FOR CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION