Firefighting - Training of Jobs in California and Across the County

Presentation Category: 
Secondary-Postsecondary Connection
Presentation Description: 
Show how CalFire, ROP and Community College collaborate resources to provide state-of-the-art fire training to secondary and post secondary students and ready them for entry level seasonal employment and entry to further training through the fire academy.
Presentation Style
Lecture Style: 
Interactive Style: 
Lead Presenter
Lead Presenter Name: 
Kim Greene
ROP Director
Additional Presenter 1
Additional Presenter 1: 
Kent Cunningham
Fire Apparratus Engineer/Instuctor
CalFire/Siskiyou ROP

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