Special Populations Collaborative

Effective Practices for Nontraditional Students


National Resource: Nontraditional Career Preparation: Root Causes and Strategies

This document was complied by the National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity Education Foundation. The goal is to assist educators in recruiting and retaining students into nontraditional careers by providing them with information of proven effective strategies. The guide addresses barriers and supports in the areas of education, career information, family issues, internal/individual characteristics, and societal issues. In each of these areas theories which may contribute to the cause are presented and then related effective strategies are provided.

To download the document go to www.stemequitypipeline.org