Building Strong Partnerships between Education and Economic and Workforce Development

Presentation Category: 
California Partnership Academy
Presentation Description: 
Given California's ongoing budget woes, it is more important than ever before for California's Partnership Academies to build and sustain strong working relationships with local Economic Development and Workforce Investment Boards. This highly interactive workshop session will focus on strategies and techniques for building collaborative networks.
Presentation Style
Lecture Style: 
Interactive Style: 
Lead Presenter
Lead Presenter Name: 
Keith Griffith
Senior Manager for 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