Why All Business is Like Show Business!

Presentation Category: 
Career Pathways/ Industry Sectors
Presentation Description: 
Our global industries demand flexible thinkers and innovators. Entertainment industry veteran Kathleen Milnes presents a compelling argument for linking career and academic courses using creativity as a foundation for ANY career. Ms. Milnes helped author the Arts, Media and Entertainment CTE Standards and Frameworks. She connects the creative industries to schools and provides information on labor markets, trends, and related workforce issues.
Presentation Style
Lecture Style: 
Interactive Style: 
Lead Presenter
Lead Presenter Name: 
Kathleen A. Milnes
President and CEO also Adjunct Assistant Professor

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