Preparing Health Careers Teachers for a World on Networking: Increasing Teacher Collegiality and Professionalism Practices

Presentation Category: 
Health Careers
Presentation Description: 
Too many health career teachers plan their curriculum in isolation and are rarely given the opportunity to share knowledge with other teachers during the school day. This session will: 1) identify specific academic factors that impact professional learning communities, and 2) provide teachers with recommendations for increasing networking practices.
Presentation Style
Lecture Style: 
Interactive Style: 
Lead Presenter
Lead Presenter Name: 
Gustavo Loera
Director of Educational Research and Development
Additional Presenter 1
Additional Presenter 1: 
Cindy Beck
Education Programs Consultant
California Department of Education

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