Success Strategies for Implementing Work-Based Learning Activities

Presentation Category: 
Work-Based Learning
Presentation Description: 
When was the last time a student asked you "Why am I learning this?" This interactive workshop is designed to explore the many different ways to connect your classroom instruction to business and industry. Student success models ranging from student projects, job shadowing, and mentoring to summer employment opportunities will be shared.
Presentation Style
Lecture Style: 
Interactive Style: 
Lead Presenter
Lead Presenter Name: 
Lori Marchy
High School Counselor
Additional Presenter 1
Additional Presenter 1: 
Randee Prada
Agriculture Instructor
Turlock High 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