Law and Justice Curriculum for Career Academies

Presentation Category: 
California Partnership Academy
Presentation Description: 
Career academies depend on rigorous curricula to support teaching and learning. EDC is developing two yearlong Foundations courses for legal, government, and protective services pathways. Core elements of the curriculum are: inquiry- and project-based, skill building (e.g., research, critical thinking, literacy), career exploration, and integration of law and law enforcement.
Presentation Style
Lecture Style: 
Interactive Style: 
Lead Presenter
Lead Presenter Name: 
Eliza Fabillar
Project Director
Additional Presenter 1
Additional Presenter 1: 
Ilene Kantrov
Center Director
Education Development Center, Inc.

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