Find the latest announcements and launches from the Linked Learning Alliance here—plus reflections and insights about what’s happening across the field.
The need for highly skilled computer science, cybersecurity, and information technology professionals is on the rise. Linked Learning pathways across California are preparing their students to take on these roles with high-quality, hands-on learning in the computer science and IT field.
Healthcare is one of the largest job creators in California. Currently, the healthcare sector employs millions of Californians with healthcare jobs comprising one of the state’s fastest-growing occupations. Learn about how a Gold Certified Linked Learning pathway in Antelope Valley Union High School District is innovating workforce and college readiness for students in the healthcare industry through a summer learning experience.
We’ve got exciting news - we are relaunching our alumni network this fall with a virtual event and alumni panel. We invite you to share this opportunity with your current students and any alumni you are in contact with. All current Linked Learning students and alumni are welcome to join.
Investing in Community: Huntington Park Institute of Applied Medicine and Community Partners Are Building a Healthcare Pipeline
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.
Growing Community Educators: Linked Learning Education Pathways Prepare the Next Generation of Teachers
A diverse, well-prepared teaching workforce with close ties to their community is critical to the success of young people, ensuring they graduate prepared for lifelong success. Across California, districts are meeting this moment head-on, committing resources to attract new K-12 teachers and early childhood educators to the profession as early as high school.
Lennon & Stanton: Rising HS Dropout Rates & Declining Community College Enrollment Are Twin COVID Crises. How to Fix the Broken Education Pipeline
Students are seeking clarity, guidance & relevance at both the high school and college levels. Our education system owes them all three, and it needs to deliver them acting as a united force writes Lumina Foundation's Chauncy Lennon and Linked Learning Alliance's Anne Stanton.
In honor of Earth Day, the Linked Learning Alliance sat down with environmentally focused pathways from across the Linked Learning movement to hear how the next generation is being prepared to lead the movement for climate justice.
Theron Cosgrave shares the mindset shifts that support teachers in creating the highest quality college and career pathways.
Policymakers and educators from across California came together on January 28th to listen to high school seniors about their Linked Learning experience during COVID-19. Read a recap and reflection of the event.