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As a hub for the Linked Learning movement, the Alliance offers research, stories, and tools that help people understand the impact of Linked Learning and implement this approach at high levels of quality.

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This guide is meant to support pathway teams and reviewers through the Gold Certification review process.

Pathway Improvement, Certification

Linked Learning pathways deliver high-quality academics in concert with career-technical education and work-based learning opportunities, access to early college credit, and integrated student supports. First piloted in nine California districts in 2009, LinkedLearning is now embraced as the high school strategy for a growing number of districts across the state and beyond. Today Linked Learning is at work in more than 50 California school districts, with 400 educational pathways operating in 195 high schools.

Communications, General

The more than $2 billion in state funding for Golden State Pathways (GSP) program and dual enrollment is a critical investment in youth during their decade of difference, a period from ages 14 to 24, when research shows young people develop their identities, dispositions, and lifelong aspirations. In California, too many are disconnecting from learning and their potential during this formative time, a reality exacerbated by the pandemic. We cannot afford to lose this talent.

Communications, Policy

January 2022 | Linked Learning Alliance

The Work-Based Learning Plan template can be used with your pathway team and partners to identify a sequence of activities that will significantly improve student career and college readiness.

Pathway Improvement, Work-Based Learning

January 2022 | Linked Learning Alliance

The Work-Based Learning Current State Analysis form will assist pathway teams in identifying the current state of their work-based learning and identify goals for future development.

Pathway Improvement, Work-Based Learning

This resource shows how one district articulated a shared understanding of the characteristics of high-quality work-based learning for their students.

Pathway Improvement, Work-Based Learning

November 2021

Slides from Measure What Matters: Performance Assessment During and Beyond COVID-19 webinar.

Webinars, Lessons Learned, Outcomes, Partnerships

November 2021 | Linked Learning Alliance

This document is a guide to the different sections, components, and features of the Linked Learning Alliance certification platform.

Pathway Improvement, Certification

October 2021

This action planning template is interned to be used after completing the Pathway Self-Study Tool. This template will help you synthesize, prioritize, and agree on key next steps to improve your pathway.

Pathway Improvement, Career-Technical Education, Certification, Equity, Outcomes, Rigorous Academics, Student Supports, Workforce Development, Work-Based Learning, Getting Started, Steps to Silver, Going for Gold, Continuous Improvement