Project-Based Learning II

Presentation Category: 
California Partnership Academy
Presentation Description: 
Project-Based Learning (PBL) engages students in complex, real-world problem-solving that is academically rigorous; relevant to students, the community, and academy themes; and empowering. PBL is a highly effective means for developing and implementing interdisciplinary curriculum design. This workshop will engage participants in design activities and present PBL tools and resources.
Presentation Style
Lecture Style: 
Interactive Style: 
Lead Presenter
Lead Presenter Name: 
Arlene LaPlante
Director for Professional Development and the ConnectEd Network of Schools

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