Find the latest announcements and launches from the Linked Learning Alliance here—plus reflections and insights about what’s happening across the field.
Today the Alliance, along with Career Ladders Project, and The Education Trust—West launch the online home of Fast Forward California.
College and career pathways at high schools in San Bernardino City Unified School District, Antelope Valley Union High School District, and Long Beach Unified School District have achieved Gold Certification™ for their exemplary implementation of the Linked Learning approach. Among 41 newly certified pathways across the state, those achieving Gold meet the highest quality standards in college and career preparation.
The Linked Learning Alliance is pleased to welcome Dr. Noemi Donoso as Chief Strategy Officer, Esther Soliman as Vice President of Pathways Implementation, Alice Chiang as Director of Communications, and Dr. Celia Castellanos as Pathways Quality Lead. These newest members of the team will strengthen the Alliance’s capacity to support school districts and county governments as they bring the Golden State Pathways Program (GSPP) to life in ways evidence links with educational excellence and equitable outcomes.
The new school year is underway—and we are off to an auspicious beginning in California with news about the Golden State Pathways Program (GSPP).
The latest post from the Learning Policy Institute’s Transforming Schools series is authored by Linked Learning Alliance President and CEO Anne Stanton. Her guest post, Thriving, Learning, and Leading: What Adolescents Are Teaching Us Post-Pandemic and Why We Should Listen, emphasizes that while some of the hardships of the pandemic have begun to subside, students—particularly adolescents—are still reeling from its traumas during an extremely formative time in their lives.