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Tech Center Programs and Events
Career Exploration and Gender Equity Programs for Career & Technical Centers
Vermont Works for Womendelivers programs and trainingthat build on current efforts to increase gender equity within career and technical education centers throughout the state.
Contracted services range from career exploration events that introduce young girls and gender-expansive youth to their local tech center, to professional development workshops that support staff in creating a sustained, school-wide culture of diversity and inclusion.
73% of middle-school attendees at Career Challenge Day in 2022 agreed they would like to learn more about RTCC.
- VWW Survey
76% of students in Tech@Work speaker series believed it is important to see gender diversity represented in career fields.
- VWW survey
Vermont’s 3-year average for nontraditional program concentration is 11.71%
- Vermont Agency of Education
Host middle school girls and gender-expansive youth for a judgement-free, fun-filled day to explore their local tech center. Career Challenge Day exists to give visiting students a hands-on, action-filled introduction to STEM and trades education and career pathways. VWW coordinates recruitment, registration, and the flow of the day.
Workshops give youth a space to learn about and discuss gender, including gender bias and norms. Discussions focus on ways to create inclusive and supportive relationships and environments within schools.
VWW offers workshops and consultations focused on gender equity in the workplace and learning spaces, including schools and career and technical education centers.
Create an inclusive, welcoming environment for students
Partner with Vermont Works for Women today to grow the enrollment of underrepresented students at your tech center and support current students to be successful.