College & Career Academy Support Network
High school: Make it fair, make it real.
- build capacity of educators and communities to enact research-based strategies for student success now and in college, career, and civic life;
- collect and disseminate evidence on student outcomes and exemplary practices;
- promote policies to make education fair and real.
Since 1998 CCASN has been working to increase educational opportunities that offer each young person support and guidance, productive engagement in the world outside of school, and preparation for both college and careers. This research-based strategy has been effective for hundreds of thousands of teenagers, including low-income students of color.
CCASN offers professional development, coaching, resource materials, and technical assistance for secondary educators, schools, and districts. CCASN also conducts research to document and improve practice, and advises policy makers at all levels.
Check out the new Framework to Improve Student Transitions through College and Career Readiness System Alignment. CCASN worked with a collaborative group of K12 and community college stakeholders from the North and East Bay region to develop this framework for pathway...read more
CCASN Presentations at the California Career Technical Education Conference November 15 – 17, 2017 Omni Rancho Las Palmas, Rancho Mirageread more
Policy initiatives that prioritize innovative approaches to California’s College and Career Pathway Teacher shortages should produce a surge in innovativeread more
New Report from CCASN: “System Alignment through Participatory Action Research in a Health Pathway Community of Practice”
Draws lessons both for health pathways and for pathways from any sector using Communities of Practice to alignread more