Educators are amazing problem solvers, especially when given the opportunity to innovate together. That’s why the Linked Learning Alliance is cultivating this opportunity for teachers, school and district leaders, and community partners who share a commitment to engaging students through Linked Learning. Building on 10+ years of experience, research, and relationships across systems and sectors, the Alliance offers training, tools, and connections to help educators take practice to the next level.
Right now, educators everywhere are working hard to navigate the disruption caused by COVID-19, as well as serious inequities of opportunity that have become increasingly clear. There has never been greater urgency for Linked Learning practitioners to connect, learn together, and act courageously. With the right tools and insights, we can provide high-quality learning experiences—whether in-person or virtual—for all students.
Find opportunities to connect and learn throughout your journey.
In a one-hour session, you'll dive into specific timely topics related to Linked Learning policy, practice, and public will building.
Professional learning series
Go deeper on a topic by engaging with experts and peers in a series of virtual workshops grounded in Linked Learning principles and real world applications.
Join other educators in a community of practice spanning a year or two where you'll advance a shared agenda to systemically innovate, scale, and improve Linked Learning and its results.
Tools and resources to support your Linked Learning journey
If you're just getting started on your Linked Learning journey, use these resources to help you get started.
Steps to Silver
If you're ready for Silver Certification, use these resources to support the next step on your journey.
Going for Gold
If you're ready to go for Gold Certification, these resources can help get you there.
Linked Learning is a movement—and a journey.
We are advancing equity—giving more young people a genuine chance to determine their own future through high-quality college and career preparation infused with real work experiences.
As a whole-systems, whole-communities approach, Linked Learning seeks to ensure students are meaningfully engaged from ages 14 to 24, a period of profound social, emotional, and intellectual development.
This bold work takes time. And it takes partnership at every level to create a strong and supportive coalition of educators, employers, and community organizations all working together to light the path forward for students.
Your partners are here to help.
We work with a wide spectrum of people who share a commitment to the next generation: instructors and administrators at the K–12 and postsecondary levels, civic and industry leaders, and community-based organizations and researchers.
Our practice opportunities build on these relationships, fostering connection and collaboration across conventional bounds to erase conventional limits on student success.
These resources get results.
Resources available through the Alliance have been developed in close collaboration with longtime Linked Learning practitioners and draw on more than a decade of experience and research.
The goal is to help practitioners everywhere bring the Linked Learning approach to life for their students in a way that works for their local context.
Each resource is grounded in Linked Learning principles as well as Linked Learning Certification, which sets standards for the high-quality implementation proven to help more students stay in school, graduate on time, and be ready for college and career.