Creating On-site Authentic Field Experiences

Presentation Category: 
California Partnership Academy
Presentation Description: 
Enochs High School Biotechnology Academy students participate in our on-site field experience, the Biotechnology Anthropological Research Facility, where students perform authentic research on the process of decomposition and insects that feed on products of this process. We are also developing a project to integrate mummification into our anatomy classes.
Presentation Style
Lecture Style: 
Interactive Style: 
Lead Presenter
Lead Presenter Name: 
Carol Schutt
Academy Coordinator, Teacher, Forensic Science,/Biotechnology Academy

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