Career Technical Education. IT PAYS . . . . And More!

Presentation Category: 
Curriculum Integration
Presentation Description: 
A comprehensive 7-12 approach of introducing students to career assessments, career identification and exploration and life skills development created in collaboration with middle school, high school and ROP counselors, teachers and administrators and Tech Prep Director.
Presentation Style
Lecture Style: 
Interactive Style: 
Lead Presenter
Lead Presenter Name: 
Audries Blake
Tech Prep Director
Additional Presenter 1
Additional Presenter 1: 
Luan Seaman
CTE Coordinator
Cabrillo College
Additional Presenter 2
Additional Presenter 2: 
Karen Lemon
Middle School Outreach Coordinator
Santa Cruz County Regional Occupational Program

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