Resources to empower
Upon the completion of high school, young adults increase their independence and begin to master skills that will help them become productive members of society. During this time they may show an increased interest in their culture, community, social responsibilities and government or politics. They will enter and complete college and/or workforce training with 21st century skills. There will also be an additional exploration of attitudes, values and life possibilities as they move through this age band.
The California Virtual Campus website can be used to enroll in online courses offered at multiple California Community Colleges.
TechGuide's mission is to serve students and professionals by delivering accurate, high-quality information in a simple, clean format for readers. This guide contains information on opportunities for women interested in science, technology, and engineering.
Nearpod is a platform where slides can come to life! Teachers can upload slides or build right in Nearpod to create interactive lessons. Students can respond to different activities directly on their own devices. Nearpod activities can be used live (with a group/class) or individually (self-paced).
Adobe Express is a creation platform that is free for all teachers. Teachers and students can create and build within the Adobe Express platform.
A checklist to help students and their families set-up organized home space work areas.
Inland Regional Center is dedicated to improving the quality of life for people with Developmental Disabilities.
Content on this site allows users to access opportunities for software development, a coding academy, as well as educational multimedia services.
The Environmental Education Collaborative (EEC), with the help of educational and community partners, created this digital environmental resource for Riverside and San Bernardino Counties - Environmental Learning Resources Guide. This guide was developed to help educators and community members find sites and programs about natural resources and sustainability. This guide provides information on programs for all ages from early childhood through adult, as well as information on professional training opportunities.
An amazing free interactive Art website! So much to explore, play and investigate!
Noun Project is building a global visual language that unites us — a language that allows quick and easy communication no matter who you are or where you are. The Most Comprehensive Icon Collection in the World. Our community of designers from 120+ countries is building the most diverse and extensive collection of iconography ever created. Icons are some of the most universal communication tools available, crossing language and cultural boundaries.
National Resource Center for Asian Languages (NRCAL) was established in 2014 to improve the nation’s capacity for the teaching and learning of Asian languages including Vietnamese, Korean, Chinese, Japanese, and Khmer. NRCAL is 1 of 16 language resource centers funded by the U.S. Department of Education.
This CAL Commentary from Marybelle Marrero-Colón examines emergent practices, debates, and examples of translanguaging in the classroom and highlights the educational advantages and benefits of translanguaging in multiple contexts: dual language immersion, English as a Second Language, and more!
The SBCSS Computer Science Snacks site has been created to showcase careers in computer science, as well as support students and educators with their computer science skills through the use of guided video tutorials.
This article looks at the best ways to prepare special needs students for the workforce.
This tool allows users to see broad trends in history PhD employment and to assess how such factors as gender, area of study, and degree-granting institution influence career outcomes.
This brief article reviews what school boards need to know about the reauthorized Perkins Act.
This PowerPoint presentation geared towards state officials provides recommendations on re-thinking CTE, aligning CTE programs with market needs, and fostering collaboration.
This webpage lists the 2020-21 fiscal year allocations to California middle, high, and adult schools from the U.S. Department of Education Vocational Education Basic Grant Award.
This blog post provides the general public with access to virtual museum collections of African American history, heritage, and culture.
The Soft Skills to Pay the Bills teaches youth soft- and work-ready skills by offering modular, hands-on curriculum that focus on six key skill areas.
This tip sheet suggests ways providers can assist young people to strengthen their existing supports and/or to connect them with other supports.
This report contributes to the broader debate around the role that soft skills can play in entrepreneurial success.
This webpage explains how community organizations can include individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) in volunteering. The page also includes volunteering resources and tips.
This guide helps donors and youth-serving organizations in enhancing the design, planning, implementation, and evaluation of life skills programming and training based on the International Youth Foundation (IYF) nine Life Skills Standards of Excellence.