Presentation on theme: "CDE Linked Learning Pilot Program Business & Education Collaborating for the Local Economy and Workforce Development."— Presentation transcript:
CDE Linked Learning Pilot Program Business & Education Collaborating for the Local Economy and Workforce Development
Linked Learning Pilot Program Initiative to develop and support systemic, district-wide systems and policy for the delivery of Linked Learning Pursuant to AB 790, CDE is authorized to administer the pilot programs and will facilitate technical assistance and other supports
Delivers an academically challenging course of study that focuses on a self-selected pathway. Engages students in a project-based classroom learning. Provides a safe, supportive school climate in a small learning community. Holds a promise to increase graduation rates. Linked Learning Pilot Program
School District Participants Antioch Unified School District Pittsburg Unified School District Mt. Diablo Unified School District
How Students Will Benefit Challenging Academics: Provides access to a challenging academic component that prepares students success in Californias colleges and universities, including apprenticeships and other postsecondary programs. Demanding Technical Courses: Sequence of three year sequence of technical courses preparing youth for high-skill, high wage employment by emphasizing real-world applications Work Based Learning: Range of experiences at different stages of the high school experience i.e. job shadowing, internships, virtual apprenticeships and school based enterprises Support Services: Student support services, including supplemental instruction in reading and mathematics.
Industry Sectors PRIMARY SECTOR: Engineering, Construction & Manufacturing SECONDARY SECTOR: Energy & Environmental Sciences POTENTIAL SECTORS ADDED YRS 2-3: Health/Life Sciences
Higher Education Partners Los Medanos & Diablo Valley College (sector-supported certificate and 2-year degree programs) CSU-East Bay (sector specific 4-year degree programs) San Jose State University (sector specific 4- year degree programs) Cal Maritime and other interested Higher Ed Partners
Industry Partners Chevron Tesoro Shell USS Posco Dow Chemical SunPower PG&E GenOn (NRG) Cal Pine Comcast Bishop-Wisecarver Drill Tech Kleinfelder Eichleay Engineers MMS Design Associates IBEW Local 302 Sheet Metal Workers Local 104 Carpenters Local 152 KQED Contra Costa Water District Central San Delta Diablo Sanitary District Ironhouse Sanitary District Mt. View Sanitation District Chambers of Commerce Economic DevelopmentCities Contra Costa Council East Bay EDA Workforce Development Board Bay Point Enterprise Zone
Mt. Diablo Unified School District Building on our work! Mt. Diablo High School ACME Academy Project Lead The Way Engineering
Concord High School Project Lead the Way Engineering Pathway Mt. Diablo Unified School District Building on our work!
Ygnacio Valley High School Emerging Construction, Manufacturing, Engineering Pathways Mt. Diablo Unified School District Building on our work!
Northgate High School Project Lead The Way Engineering/Design Pathway Mt. Diablo Unified School District Building on our work!
Diablo Delta Corridor Project Opportunity for MDUSD Identifies MDUSD as implementing Linked Learning for possible future funding MDUSD develop stronger partnerships with local business, industry, higher education leaders Share and learn best practices with partner districts Jointly identify need for policy changes to support Linked Learning experiences for students Access professional development for implementing best practices in instructional methodology