Midwest Equity Assistance Center
Welcome to the Midwest Equity Assistance Center. The MEAC provides technical assistance, professional development, and information dissemination in race equity, gender equity and national origin equity to state and local educational agencies in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska. At the request of public school districts, including charter and magnet schools, center staff provide a variety of free services and resources, including professional development workshops, institutes, conferences, and in-service training for teachers, administrators and parents.
Cultural Norms and Equity
Click on the Cultural Norms picture to the right to see our animated video addressing cultural norms. A list of discussion questions and a group activity are also available.
Equity Update 2013 pictures, presenters and resources- click here. You can also download the conference agenda.
You are listening to HOW EQUITY WORKS.
How are STEM processes addressed at the state, district and school levels? Katherine and Dr. Jack Smith, Chief Academic Office of the Maryland State Department of Education discuss multiple strategies to strengthen science, technology, engineering, and mathematics processes during the annual Equity Update conference in Kansas City, Missouri. Dr. Smith's global perspective provides insight in the critical role that STEM development plays in the U.S. education.