"Fun with Science Night" - Community Outreach for Academy Students

Presentation Category: 
California Partnership Academy
Presentation Description: 
Our academy students create an annual "Fun With Science Night" where 18 tables display different science activities. The students set up the kits for the tables, distribute and advertise the event, manage the tables, serve as information centers, and promote the Academy. It is one of our most special events.
Presentation Style
Lecture Style: 
Interactive Style: 
Lead Presenter
Lead Presenter Name: 
Carol Schutt
Forensic Science/Biotechnology Academy Coordinator
Additional Presenter 1
Additional Presenter 1: 
Dave Menshew
Lead Teacher
James C. Enochs 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