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May 24, 2022 | Linked Learning Alliance

The Linked Learning Alliance is thrilled to announce that we have been selected to be part of the Accelerate ED: Seamless Pathways to Degrees and Careers initiative—a distinct privilege that enables us to build on the extraordinary progress of this field to date and catapult it into a new era of growth.

May 23, 2022 | Laura Gallardo

On Wednesday, May 11th, experts in the pre-apprenticeship and Linked Learning field gathered for a roundtable discussion on implementing pre-apprenticeship programs in the high school setting.

May 23, 2022 | Linked Learning Alliance

Governor Gavin Newsom announced his May revision to the 2022-2023 budget proposal today. The proposal now goes before the legislature which must approve a final 2022-2023 California budget by June 15. In response, the Linked Learning Alliance issued the following statement.

May 20, 2022 | Ava Marinelli

Happy Friday! This week, we’re reading stories on how high schoolers are thinking about their postsecondary futures, the impact of career exploration in middle school, building the teacher pipeline, and more. As always, thanks for reading with us!

April 29, 2022 | Ava Marinelli

By 2030, there will be an estimated 2.6 million new jobs across the healthcare industry. With diversity and equity a top priority for many healthcare leaders, it is essential that communities build strong pipelines of highly qualified, passionate young people to enter into a wide range of medical and healthcare careers. In Huntington Park, one high school is investing in the infrastructure needed to ensure their young people are ready to join the healthcare workforce.

April 26, 2022 | Linked Learning Alliance

The Linked Learning Alliance is pleased to welcome a new board member to the organization. Dr. Brenda Dann-Messier, former Rhode Island Commissioner of Postsecondary Education and former Assistant Secretary for Career, Technical, and Adult Education in the U.S. Department of Education, will serve as the newest member of the Linked Learning Alliance Board of Directors.

April 26, 2022 | Laura Gallardo

Join the Linked Learning Alliance for a roundtable discussion with leading voices on apprenticeships. Hosted by Linked Learning Fellow and Coordinator of College and Career at Hemet Unified School District Laura Gallardo, experts in the apprenticeship field will chat about their journeys and how they offer opportunities to students in their setting.

April 22, 2022 | Ava Marinelli

Happy Earth Day! This week, we’re reading stories on making career-technical education more inclusive, how a grow-your-own apprenticeship program is eliminating teacher vacancies in a Tennessee school district, and more. Have a great weekend, and thanks for reading with us!

April 15, 2022

On Wednesday, April 13th, we heard from individuals who have experienced Linked Learning in a variety of capacities - as educators, school and district leaders, alumni, and industry partners. Their ultimate message? Linked Learning works for students, it effectively prepares everyones for both college and career, and leads to stronger communities.

April 13, 2022

Join the Linked Learning Alliance and IlluminatED Collective for From Obstacle to Equitable: Transforming Your Pathway Master Schedule Into a Tool for Equity, a virtual four-hour workshop on Thursday May 12th where school and district leaders can learn a process and strategies for how to use the master schedule and Linked Learning to advance equity and expand opportunities for students and adults.