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Find the latest announcements and launches from the Linked Learning Alliance here—plus reflections and insights about what’s happening across the field.

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November 4, 2021 | Linked Learning Alliance

Partnership for Children and Youth’s new report, 2021 Bright Spot: How California educators uplifted summer for re-engagement, reconnection, and reimagining learning, provides the landscape of the state’s 2021 publicly funded summer learning programs, including the trends, best practices, challenges, and innovative ideas.

November 22, 2021 | Ava Marinelli

With large higher education systems like the University of California moving beyond standardized assessments for college admissions, high school educators are exploring additional ways to determine student mastery. Many turned to performance assessments even before COVID-19, and many more began to leverage this form of assessment in distance learning. On Wednesday November 17, students and education leaders from California, Colorado, and Virginia joined the Linked Learning Alliance, Center for Innovation in Education, and Envision Learning Partners to share how performance assessments have made an impact in their context.

January 19, 2022 | Cynthia Bater

Join the Linked Learning Alliance for Taking Advisory Boards to the Next Level: An Industry Perspective on Tuesday February 15th, 3:30-4:30pm PT to hear from employers about what it takes to keep them engaged.

February 22, 2022 | Cynthia Bater

On Tuesday February 15th, we heard from employers about what it takes to keep them engaged. Panelists from across different regions and industries shared their own experiences serving on a Linked Learning advisory board and provided valuable insights into how pathways can successfully engage employers and build advisory boards that best serve the pathway, industry, and community.

March 7, 2022 | Hernán Gallo

We invite you to join us on Wednesday April 13 to learn how to leverage Linked Learning and adapt it for your local context and priorities.

April 13, 2022 | Hernán Gallo

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.

April 15, 2022 | Hernán Gallo

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 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.

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.