ePortfolio – Lifelong Career Development Document!

The Portfolio is becoming an increasingly important tool to document skills and career advancement and is being used in a variety of interview situations. See how easy it is to develop a Professional Portfolio with a simple computerized template and to teach these skills to students from grades 9-14 and beyond. The updated "ePortfolio" and "ePortfolio" Teaching Tools will be distributed to session participants.

Funding Opportunities

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act provides funding to states to replace cuts to K-12 and higher education for several purposes including teacher professional development for making progress toward rigorous college and career-ready standards.

Information links for funding professional development:

Using Recovery Funds to Drive School Reform and Improvement

AARA Title I Part A Funds

Implementing the Recovery Act

Implementation Ideas from the Field

Perkins Funding

The CCPC conference includes professional development topics for faculty, counselors, and administrators that meet requirements of the 2006 Perkins Act (Sections 122, 124, 134, and 135).

Information links for funding professional development:

Perkins IV (2006) Legislation

Perkins IV (2006) Policy Guidance