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NC-NET 2018 Webinars

Advanced Technology Careers for Women

Led by Deborah Porto, Dean of Business and Advanced Technologies at Johnston Community College, this webinar takes a look at a National Science Foundation project that’s been increasing career awareness among high school counselors, faculty, parents, and students with the goal of increasing female participation in engineering technology programs. Dr. Porto shares some of the things she’s learned through her work on the project, including strategies for helping high school personnel better understand technology careers in ways that can directly impact recruitment and participation.

  • Watch the recorded webinar. [4-27-18]
  • Download the accompanying slides.


Supporting Nontraditional Careers

Led by Pamela Silvers, the “Skilled Workers Get Jobs: Recruiting Women and Retaining ALL Students” and “Skilled Workers Get Jobs 2.0” projects have demonstrated significant student outcomes. Learn more about this work:

  • Recorded webinar [3-26-18 Perkins Presentation] on “Addressing 5P1 and 5P2: Recruiting and Retaining Nontraditional Students”
  • Download the accompanying slides.
  • Download the NAPE CIP Nontraditional Crosswalk.

Stay tuned to updates from your Campus Liaison on NC-NET webinars. In the meantime, feel free to share ideas with us about what you’d like to see.