Interactive sessions use simulations and exercises to get participants involved.
Normal class size is 15 to 25.
Training sessions can be all day or two to four hours with the goal of each
participant receiving at least 20 hours of training over a one to two year
Between sessions, participants apply the learning in their classrooms and share
their findings at the next session.
Topics covered include:
- Gender and equity in society
- Learning climate and classroom environment
- Bias in classroom interactions
- Confidence building
- Stereotype threat
- Attribution theory
- Growth versus fixed mindset
- Spatial skills
- Curriculum and Project Based Learning (PBL) analysis and
- Career opportunities and communication
- Recruiting and retention
For information on this training, email
Tegwin Pulley, Texas Director for the STEM Equity Pipeline™ for the National
Alliance for Partnerships in Equity.
Train the Trainer and Equity Trainer Certification:
Participants are certified to deliver Gender Equity Training by attending a
three to five day interactive session, giving a presentation and completing an
Sessions are conducted by certified Gender Equity trainers and Diversity
"The most useful tools I have received from gender equity training are
strategies to recruit and build up confidence of young women in physics. I have
learned to be deliberate and strategic in my praise and have found that young
women in my class need that praise more often than young men. The young women in
my class have grown into the leaders and often outscore the young men on the AP
Dallas Independent School District
High-Tech High Heels is a partnership
with the Dallas Women's