Journey from the Workforce to the Classroom

Presentation Category: 
Work-Based Learning
Presentation Description: 
Using SB 70 funds, learn from a pilot program for Central Coast educators to participate in three work experiences during the summer. Hear how teachers developed their externships into relevant, meaningful and exciting lesson plans to engage their students (grades 7-14) with examples from the world of work. Presenters: Marna Lombardi, Coordinator, Central Coast Career Technical Education Community Collaborative (CC-CTE-CC) Grant, Allan Hancock College along with three area educators.
Presentation Style
Lecture Style: 
Interactive Style: 
Lead Presenter
Lead Presenter Name: 
Marna Lombardi
Coordinator, Central Career Technical Education Coast Community Collaborative Grant

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