Professional Learning Communites for CTE Instructors

Presentation Category: 
Assessment and Accountability
Presentation Description: 
Through this workshop CTE instructors and leaders will develop strategies to create and use Professional Learning Communities to meet the demands of curriculum support, learning intervention strategies and assessment data interpretation. This workshop will center on hands on activities that can be duplicated in any CTE setting.
Presentation Style
Lecture Style: 
Interactive Style: 
Lead Presenter
Lead Presenter Name: 
Claire Spence
Instructional Specialist/PLC Coordinator
Additional Presenter 1
Additional Presenter 1: 
Margie Shamblin
Riverside County Office 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