Tools for Change: Using Data & The JSPAC to Create Lasting Change for Students from Special Populations & Career Technical Education

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Assessment and Accountability
Presentation Description: 
Join us for this fast-paced session to learn about tools designed to assist you in making Career and Technical Education (CTE) students from special populations more successful and help you meet the requirements of Perkins IV ! 1) Explore the data used by your systems and how to use it to plan programs for CTE students from Special Populations 2) Discover the value of and need for Nontraditional education and ways to assist students in making logical choices that provide a self-sufficiency wage for themselves and their families 3) Improve CTE programs and services for students. Learn about tools to serve students from Special Populations a) NAPE 5-Step Process for Program Improvement b) c) Take the Road Less Traveled II: Educators Toolkit to Prepare Students for Nontraditional Careers d) NonTrad 101 and NonTrad102 e) And others from CA across the USA
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Lead Presenter
Lead Presenter Name: 
Elizabeth Wallner

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