Creating Effective Career Guidance Programs

Presentation Category: 
Secondary-Postsecondary Connection
Presentation Description: 
Overview and demonstrations of three California Career Resource Network (CalCRN) resources. Through using these resources, students develop an informed and hopeful vision of their future, and discover why they need to engage in school. Attendees will receive a copy of the California Career Planning Guide.
Presentation Style
Lecture Style: 
Interactive Style: 
Lead Presenter
Lead Presenter Name: 
John Merris-Coots
Executive Director

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