Roadtrip Nation: Defining Your Own Road in Life

Presentation Category: 
Career Pathways/ Industry Sectors
Presentation Description: 
The Roadtrip Nation Experience is putting California high school students on the road to interview individuals who defined their own roads in life. These roadtrip experiences are then shared through documentaries, online publications, and in classrooms. This will be a multimedia presentation on how to get your students involved in the movement and inspire them to begin defining their own roads.
Presentation Style
Lecture Style: 
Interactive Style: 
Lead Presenter
Lead Presenter Name: 
Mike Marriner

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