Dashboard Analysis for Broadening Participation
Find the clues to improve recruitment and retention of women and underserved populations.
One of our biggest takeaways through this process is how important data collection is for your target audience for recruitment.
~STEM Educator, Community College in Hawaii
Work with the Data Detectives to look for clues to improve recruitment and retention of women and underserved populations. With the STEM & CTE Data Detective Package, you’ll uncover the key target audiences for your recruitment efforts to achieve your goals for increasing enrollment in just one year. Plus, pinpoint where you may be losing students in your STEM program pipeline.
Who is This Package For:
About Donna Milgram, Lead Data Detective:
Donna Milgram is Executive Director of the Institute for Women in Trades, Technology and Science (IWITTS) and has been Principal Investigator on 5 National Science Foundation (NSF) grants – including the CalWomenTech Project, which was highlighted by the NSF for demonstrating significant achievement and program effectiveness and chosen as 1 of 3 model projects nationally by the American Association of University Women.
Your Lead Data Detective, Executive Director
Donna Milgram, the creator of the
WomenTech Educators Training
Broward College in Florida: Went from 5 to 15 female students in their Introductory Networking courses in less than 8 months. Female retention went from 80% to 100% the next semester.
Mount Wachusett Community College in Massachusetts: Went from 1 female student in its introductory manufacturing class to 9 females out of 13 students the very next semester. Plus, retention went from a baseline of 50% to 100% for both female and male students.
U.S. Department of Education, Moving STEM Forward in the Career, Technical and Adult Symposium hosted by the Office of Career, Technical and Adult Education (OCTAE);
National Science Foundation's National Advisory Committee of the Education Human Resources (EHR) Division on “Increasing Participation of Women in the Skilled Technical Workforce”;
STEMconnector National Advisory Meeting on Broadening Participation in STEM Higher Education;
“How to Recruit Women & Girls to the STEM Classroom” cover article on published in Technology and Engineering Teacher Magazine (Winner of Reader’s Choice Award at International Technology and Engineering Educators Association’s Conference) ;
“Broadening Participation of Female Students in STEM: Significant Outcomes in Less Than One Year” paper published in American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) 2017 Annual Conference Proceedings;
“How well are we serving our female students in STEM? Gender Methods of Evaluation” webinar for Evaluation Resource Center for Advanced Technological Education.
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