Getting it Right: Performance-based Curriculum Integration in Career Academies and Pathways

Presentation Category: 
Curriculum Integration
Presentation Description: 
A fundamental instructional strategy in career academies and career-themed pathways is integrating curriculum whereby students apply multiple content areas to challenging industry-based problems. Join us to do performance mapping—a technique to make cross-curricular connections, build authentic projects, and address standards in multiple courses, while maintaining required scope and sequence.
Presentation Style
Lecture Style: 
Interactive Style: 
Lead Presenter
Lead Presenter Name: 
Kathleen Harris
Director, Technical Assistance and Coaching
Additional Presenter 1
Additional Presenter 1: 
Paula M. (Penni) Hudis
Director, Pathway and Curriculum Development
ConnectEd: The California Center for College and Career

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