The Counselors Role in Building a Successful California Partnership Academy

Presentation Category: 
California Partnership Academy
Presentation Description: 
This workshop covers the many roles of the CPA Counselor. The presenters bring their combined experiences as counselors of arts/media/entertainment and healthcare academies. Topics include: Student and Faculty Recruitment/Selection; Master Scheduling; Academic Advising; Post-secondary Preparation; Career Exploration; Industry Networking; Data Collection. Materials will include sample forms, brochures and downloadable presentations.
Presentation Style
Lecture Style: 
Interactive Style: 
Lead Presenter
Lead Presenter Name: 
Ruth Kwake
Guidance Counselor
Additional Presenter 1
Additional Presenter 1: 
Deborah Applebaum
Guidance Counselor
Cathedral City 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