Putting the Partner in Partnership

Presentation Files: 
Presentation Category: 
California Partnership Academy
Presentation Description: 
Beginning in 1998, The Taft Oil-Technology Academy has been able to obtain an impressive number of Business Partners and Steering Committee support, and continues to do so. This discussion will include how we solicited our Business Partners and Steering Committee members, and how we work to maintain this support.
Presentation Style
Lecture Style: 
Interactive Style: 
Lead Presenter
Lead Presenter Name: 
Rick Woodson
Additional Presenter 1
Additional Presenter 1: 
Nancy Dyer
Academy English Teacher
Taft Oil-Technology Academy
Additional Presenter 2
Additional Presenter 2: 
Michael McCormick
Academy Counselor
Taft Oil-Technology Academy

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