CCL In.Sight., is meant to support local education, business and community leaders in their work by exploring what’s happening in communities and schools across the United States related to Career Connected Learning.  We’ll explore key trends and practices, with a focus on what’s working, what’s promising, and what’s coming down the road.

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If you’ve been on our newsletter list for any length of time, you’re likely familiar with Seamless WBL, our new work-based learning, and advisory board management tool. Hopefully, you’re aware that the system is going to see a major “Phase …

When people talk about finding partners, they’re either explicitly or implicitly talking about industry partners – those businesses in the area that employ students in the fields they’re studying. If your sole focus is on industry partners, you’re probably overlooking …

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For several years, I helped put on an annual awards ceremony for principals in Tennessee. The awards were based on schools’ TVAAS scores (the state’s measure of value-added performance), with the highest-performing elementary and middle schools in the state receiving …

Growing up, my Dad was a sports nut, and most of my life lessons came in the form of sports metaphors. Two that I heard often, and that stick with me to this day, are: ·Go to where the ball …

Last week I was in Rapid City, South Dakota and had the privilege of attending the press conference where Rapid City Area Schools Superintendent, Lori Simon, and community partners announced the forthcoming development of Career Academies and related Career Pathways …

The Talking Mona Lisa



Back in December, I wrote a post about software that creates entirely new people from images of others, and the kinds of video effects people could make with some fairly standard off-the-shelf software. Bear with me for one more in …

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