Student Tech Support Leadership and Help Desk

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Presentation Category: 
Career Pathways/ Industry Sectors
Presentation Description: 
If your school has computers but not enough technical support personnel, consider the nonprofit MOUSE Squad of California (MSCA) Student Tech Leadership program! Hear from participating students how they use an online curriculum, hands on activities, and a help desk to provide tech support and leadership at California schools.
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Lead Presenter
Lead Presenter Name: 
Jan Half
Program Director
Additional Presenter 1
Additional Presenter 1: 
Juanita Croft
Program Coordinator
MOUSE Squad Student Tech
Additional Presenter 2
Additional Presenter 2: 
Sharian Lott
So. CA coordinator
MOUSE Squad Student Tech
Additional Presenter 3
Additional Presenter 3: 
To be determined
MOUSE Squad instructor and Students
So. CA school

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