Collaboration in the Desert Region

Presentation Category: 
Secondary-Postsecondary Connection
Presentation Description: 
This workshop will focus on the various collaborative efforts underway in the desert region (Riverside and San Bernardino counties) and how faculty, counselors, and administrators from high schools, regional occupational programs, and community colleges can get involved. Pathway development, articulation, faculty externships in business and industry, professional development, and middle school career exploration, are just some of the topics that will be covered.
Presentation Style
Lecture Style: 
Interactive Style: 
Lead Presenter
Lead Presenter Name: 
Julie Pehkonen
Director, CTE Projects

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