Industry Certifications & Curriculum through NCCER

Presentation Category: 
California Partnership Academy
Presentation Description: 
The National Center for Construction Education and Research mission is to build a safe, productive, sustainable workforce through a training process of accreditation, instructor certification, standardized curriculum, national registry, assessment, and certification. NCCER develops industry-driven standardized training programs with industry-recognized credentials in Building/Construction, Manufacturing, Energy/Utilities, and Green Technology.
Presentation Style
Lecture Style: 
Interactive Style: 
Lead Presenter
Lead Presenter Name: 
Karen Keith
NCCER Program Consultant
Additional Presenter 1
Additional Presenter 1: 
Ed Prevatt
Senior Manager, Workforce Development
NCCER: National Center for Construction Education & Research

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