Message from the CEO’s Desk – November 2019

Greetings, I hope this message finds you all doing well. Last week, NAPE’s new website was launched, and we are excited about all of its new features. A big shout-out to Caryl Clippinger, our Technology and Design Manager, who is the architect and designer! Check it out at if you have not already. Features […]

Educators’ Equity in STEM II Micromessaging Project Outcomes Highlighted at Annual ATEPI Conference

The American Association of Community Colleges, in support of the National Science Foundation (NSF) Advanced Technological Education (ATE) Program, held the 26th National ATE Principal Investigators Conference in Washington DC October 23-25, 2019. The conference included teams from NSF ATE-funded projects from throughout the country, which includes approximately 850 representatives of community colleges, business and […]

Join the NAPE Team as Associate Director of Programs

NAPE is seeking an educational equity expert as its new Associate Director of Programs. The Associate Director of Programs will provide leadership and support to the Programs Team, allowing NAPE to expand its reach serving the unique needs of national, regional, and local educational and workforce institutions. The National Alliance of Partnerships in Equity Educational […]

NAPE joined 100kin10 national partners at the NY Academy of Sciences

September 19th, Gregory Jackson, NAPE Program Manager, joined with other 100kin10 national partners at the New York Academy of Sciences at 7 World Trade Center in lower Manhattan.  NAPE, a national partner, project team member, and member of the 100kin10 Brain Trust, contributed toward the advance work, with peers from across the nation, to launch […]

Message from the CEO’s Desk – August 2019

Dear Professional Learning Community, I hope this message finds you well and enjoying your summer thus far. It is hard to believe that school starts in the next couple of weeks. My teenage son and daughter begin 2 weeks from today! We have several resources to share with you in this month’s Pipeline Press (see […]

NAPE Attends the Seventh Annual WCPI STEAM Fair and Reception on Capitol Hill

NAPE Senior Policy Advisor Lisa R. Ransom joined the Women’s Congressional Policy Institute (WCPI) and members of the Congressional Caucus on Women’s Issues hosted a packed house of middle, high school, and college girls during this year’s Seventh Annual STEAM Fair and Reception on Capitol Hill. NAPE Senior Policy Advisor Lisa R. Ransom joined the […]

Diversifying the Advanced Manufacturing Pipeline: A Conversation with Toyota and NAPE

This transcript has been edited for clarity. Much has been made over past 20-30 years about the low numbers of underrepresented students (African Americans, Hispanics, Native Americans, and females) entering the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) pipeline and the resulting economic consequences for knowledge-based industries, such as advanced manufacturing. In 2012 the President’s Council […]

NAPE is pleased to announce our 2019 Public Policy Leadership Award Honorees

Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN) Chairman, Senate HELP Committee Senate Champion for the reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act (Perkins V), and Chief Architect in the Senate of the bipartisan Every Student Succeeds Act. Click here for bio Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA) For her advocacy and leadership against sexual harassment and assault […]

National Immigration Forum Webinar

IDENTIFYING JOB OPPORTUNITIES AND CAREER PATHWAYS: Tools and Resources Webinar February 14, 2019 2 pm EST The U.S. workforce is as varied in its demographic makeup as it is multifaceted in the expanse and breadth of its expertise – from seasoned professionals to first-job-seekers, from native-born and educated to internationally-trained newcomers seeking opportunities in their […]

Applications now open for the Partnership to Advance Youth Apprenticeship grant initiative

The  Partnership to Advance Youth Apprenticeship (PAYA) is seeking applications from partnerships in cities, states, and regions that are launching or expanding high-quality youth apprenticeship programs that produce equitable outcomes for students, employers, and communities. NAPE is a partner in this national initiative. Learn more in this blog post, and apply here.