Midwest and Plains Equity Assistance Center

The Midwest and Plains Equity Assistance Center is one of four regional Equity Assistance Centers. This center is funded by the United States Department of Education under Title IV of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. The center provides technical assistance and training, upon request, in the areas of race, sex, national origin and religion to public school districts and other responsible governmental agencies to promote equitable education opportunities. Work focuses on the areas of civil rights, equity, and school reform.

Director(s)

Kathleen King Thorius, Ph.D.
Seena Skelton, Ph.D.

TA Providers email

glec@iupui.edu

Regions Served

Midwest

States Served

Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Michigan
Minnesota
Missouri
Nebraska
North Dakota
Ohio
Oklahoma
South Dakota
Wisconsin

Level of Support

Tiered

Specialty Area

Alternative Routes to Certification
Educator Effectiveness
Equity
Family Engagement
School Climate
School Mental Health
System Alignment

Primary Audience

School Districts
State Education Agencies
Technical Assistance Centers

Servivces

Coaching
Consulting
Content Expertise
Convening Stakeholders
Facilitation
Research