Academy Certification Based on National Career Academy Standards

Presentation Category: 
California Partnership Academy
Presentation Description: 
National Standards of Practice for Academies (NSOP) were developed in 2001 by organizations working with academies across the country. California Partnership Academies are unique - the State provides funding, and requirements are in Education Code. Participants will compare NSOP with Education Code and learn about a new, voluntary certification process.
Presentation Style
Lecture Style: 
Interactive Style: 
Lead Presenter
Lead Presenter Name: 
Susan Tidyman
State and Regional Coordinator
Additional Presenter 1
Additional Presenter 1: 
Karen Shores
Education Programs Consultant
California Department of Education

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