Tuning Up Your Academy

Presentation Category: 
California Partnership Academy
Presentation Description: 
Career academies are all about teams. This hands-on presentation encourages participants to select their leadership style and gives advice on recruiting team members, gaining support of reluctant team members, and nurturing key relationships. It describes the four states of team building, reaching consensus, and how to avoid problem areas.
Presentation Style
Lecture Style: 
Interactive Style: 
Lead Presenter
Lead Presenter Name: 
Sandy Mittelsteadt
Additional Presenter 1
Additional Presenter 1: 
Susan Tidyman
Regional State Coordinator
Career Academy Support Network

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