Putting All the Pieces Together to Improve Student Achievement

Presentation Category: 
Career Pathways/ Industry Sectors
Presentation Description: 
Want results? You’ll need to put all the pieces together to make it happen! Career Pathways/Industry Sectors, Program of Study, Standards-based Curriculum, Curriculum Integration, Employer Involvement, Work-based Learning, Secondary –Postsecondary Connection, Assessment and Accountability have to all come together. Learn how ConnectEd’s pathways approach does just that!
Presentation Style
Lecture Style: 
Interactive Style: 
Lead Presenter
Lead Presenter Name: 
Rob Atterbury
Director for Pathway Design and District Support
Additional Presenter 1
Additional Presenter 1: 
Ronald Piña
Pathway Coach
ConnectEd: the California Center for College and Career

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