Community Building Through Project-Based Learning

Presentation Category: 
California Partnership Academy
Presentation Description: 
Project-Based Learning can connect students to their community and forge new business partnerships. Participants will see two community-based projects from the Health TECH Academy and consider how to take their own projects “public.” Video-based presentation contains pauses for audience participation and collaboration. Participants will learn from presenters and audience alike.
Presentation Style
Lecture Style: 
Interactive Style: 
Lead Presenter
Lead Presenter Name: 
John Buckmaster
Academy Coordinator
Additional Presenter 1
Additional Presenter 1: 
Rodney Black
Health TECH Academy, Valley High School

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