College Tools for High Schools

Presentation Files: 
Presentation Category: 
California Partnership Academy
Presentation Description: 
This session will introduce participants to a web site ( for high schools seeking to increase the number of students who are prepared for college, with specific attention to meeting requirements for California's public universities. Contents include: building a college-going culture, analyzing transcripts, and an extensive list of resources.
Presentation Style
Lecture Style: 
Interactive Style: 
Lead Presenter
Lead Presenter Name: 
David Stern
Principal Investigator
Additional Presenter 1
Additional Presenter 1: 
Charles Dayton
CASN Coordinator
Career Academy Support Network

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