Developing and Retaining Gold Standard Internships

Presentation Category: 
Work-Based Learning
Presentation Description: 
An internship has been identified as the single most influential event in a student’s Academy experience. This workshop will focus on practical knowledge, and innovative tools, tips, ideas and methods for finding substantive internship positions for all Academy students that meet the newly develop national Internship Gold Standards.
Presentation Style
Lecture Style: 
Interactive Style: 
Lead Presenter
Lead Presenter Name: 
Bernie Sheridan
Senior Director - Internship Development
Additional Presenter 1
Additional Presenter 1: 
Deanna Hanson
California Director
National Academy Foundation

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