Partners, Purpose and Power

Presentation Files: 
Presentation Category: 
California Partnership Academy
Presentation Description: 
Our team of industry and educational partners will provide Green Academy educators with state wide contact resources for developing partnerships in the fields of renewable energy, energy efficiency and home performance; share our green energy curricular thematic map; and demonstrate, in an interactive format, our career technical projects and resources. T
Presentation Style
Lecture Style: 
Interactive Style: 
Lead Presenter
Lead Presenter Name: 
Norma Velia Williamson
Teacher/Coordinator for "Reach for the Sun" Solar Energy Academy
Additional Presenter 1
Additional Presenter 1: 
Padmini Kishore
Solar Academy Science Teacher
La Mirada High School
Additional Presenter 2
Additional Presenter 2: 
Alan Williamson
Solar Energy Installation Supervisor/Energy Consultant
Grid Alternatives
Additional Presenter 3
Additional Presenter 3: 
Marius Cucurny
Golden West College Renewable Energy Professor/Tierra Institute International Founder
Golden West College

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