March 22, 2007
A Seattle Public Schools (SPS) program called “Involving Girls Now in Technology Evolution (IGNITE)” is the 2007 “Programs and Practices That Work: Preparing Students for Nontraditional Careers” Award winner. The Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE), the National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium (NASDCTEc), the National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity (NAPE), and the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) created the award to recognize local and/or state educational agencies, programs, and/or schools that have improved students’ access to and completion of career and technical education programs that are nontraditional for their gender. More detail on the press release is here.
Read the award letter here.