Find the latest announcements and launches from the Linked Learning Alliance here—plus reflections and insights about what’s happening across the field.
The Linked Learning Alliance today announces the appointment of Spencer Sherman as Vice President of Partnerships and Innovation, Dr. Ana Tilton as Vice President of Operations, and Letitia Dowling as Director of Operations. These additions to the Alliance team expand the organization's expertise and capacity to accelerate young people toward self-determined futures through high-quality Linked Learning educational pathways.
Last week, Los Angeles Unified School District’s Hollenbeck Middle School became the first in the nation to achieve Linked Learning Middle School Certification. Educators, families, students, industry partners, and district leaders gathered to honor this momentous accomplishment.
Check one more thing off your to do list before the Thanksgiving break: submit a session idea for Our Golden Opportunity: Creating Coherence in College & Career Readiness! Multiple proposals may be submitted, though the Linked Learning Alliance will seek to highlight a variety of voices from across the education and workforce sectors. Be sure to submit by Monday, November 21, 2022, at 5:00 p.m. PT.
Cindy Bater sat down with Joe Carpenter, an engineer for TRW/Northrop Grumman turned Long Beach Unified Linked Learning educator, to learn more about his experiences teaching in a Linked Learning pathway, what drew him to innovative college and career learning, and what advice he has for others seeking a similar experience.
As part of the Linked Learning Alliance’s Counselor Network, Los Angeles and Long Beach Unified School District counselors shared resources and best practices for supporting students.