The Los Rios Tech Prep Consortium Creates Connections through Technology!

Presentation Category: 
Secondary-Postsecondary Connection
Presentation Description: 
American River College, Cosumnes River College, Folsom Lake College and Sacramento City College have joined together to create a 21st Century Tech Prep Consortium website that targets high school students, faculty, and counselors. High College articulation to community colleges has been made easy with this centralized repository for Programs of Study, Articulation Agreements, Steps in the Process, Eligible Courses, Forms, News & Events Resources, Inquiries, and Business Partnerships. Confusion has been eliminated!!!
Presentation Style
Lecture Style: 
Interactive Style: 
Lead Presenter
Lead Presenter Name: 
Berta Lloyd
Director Grants & Special Projects-Workforce Development

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