California College Readiness Block Grants: Implications & Opportunities for California Schools

September 20, 2016
Time 10 am PDT 

Duration: 1 hour


  • Lora Ballard, Site Technology Coordinator at ABC Unified School District
  • Tom Chorneau, Managing Editor, The Cabinet Report
  • David DeSchryver, Senior Vice President, Co-Director of Research at Whiteboard Advisors
  • Dr. S. Lee Funk, Director, Special Education at School Innovations & Achievement


  • David Loyola, Program Specialist, Association California School Administrators
  • Tim Waldron, Hobsons

The upcoming release of $200 million dollars in block grants for college and career readiness by the California Department of Education signals a growing focus on preparing California students for life after high school and long-term success. 

Join a panel of educators and experts for a timely webinar to better understand the opportunities and the implications of the grant, including:

  • What are the indicators for college readiness and how will they be measured?
  • What is the formula for determining recipients?        
  • How will the grants dovetail with current accountability plans?
  • How can schools and districts prepare for the grant application process?

Download the slides for the presentation here so you can follow along.

Find out if your school is slated to receive a college and career readiness block grant.

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