The Real Game California 2.1: Follow Your Heart to the Digital Age

Presentation Category: 
Career Pathways/ Industry Sectors
Presentation Description: 
The Real Game California 2.1 is the digital version of the popular career development game used by many middle school and high school students throughout California. In this updated edition students can either use an interactive online game format or an offline format to experience adult life and work roles. Through this role playing process students learn career self-management skills including: Access Your Allies, and Follow Your Heart.
Presentation Style
Lecture Style: 
Interactive Style: 
Lead Presenter
Lead Presenter Name: 
Christina Rogers
Career Counselor and Trainer

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