Identifying and Supporting Special Populations Using Interdisciplinary Strategies

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Presentation Category: 
Standards-Based Curriculum
Presentation Description: 
Special population students’ interests in academic classes can be enhanced by using career technical education standards and workforce preparation expectations. CTE interdisciplinary strategies can have positive outcomes including increased academic performance, retention in school, and graduation. This session provides an opportunity to explore strategies to increase student academic performance through the integration of academics and CTE.
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Lead Presenter
Lead Presenter Name: 
Mimi Lufkin
Chief Executive Officer

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