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http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/el/

CDE: www.cde.ca.gov
Joint Special Populations Advisory Committee (JSPAC) promotes equity and success in CTE for students from special populations by providing educators research based professional development, instructional strategies and resources. Visit the website: http://www.jspac.org/


Institute for Women in Trades, Technology & Science (IWITTS)

A California-based national nonprofit organization dedicated to integrating women into traditionally male-dominated occupations.


Tradeswomen, Inc.
We are ironworkers, electricians, carpenters, pipe fitters, stone masons, surveyors, and other union members, who are working together to provide fair and safe conditions for women who work in the building trades.

Western Resources Center for Women in Apprenticeship

A joint project of Oregon Tradeswomen, Inc., Apprenticeship and Nontraditional Employment for Women, and Tradeswomen, Inc. 


Learning Disabilities Information & Resources

Online interactive guide to help support the achievement of students with learning disabilities.


JAWS for Windows  

JAWS for Windows provides products that have provided access to print and computers for people with blindness, low vision, or learning disabilities.


National Dropout Prevention Center
A database of successful dropout prevention programs that includes description of many alternative schools. 

National Center for Education Statistics
Alternative Schools and Programs for Public School Students At Risk of Educational Failure (PDF)

At-Risk Students Must Believe They Can Change Their Future
"If you can give young people a reason to believe that they can change their future, then it is much easier to deal with violence and substance abuse and teenage pregnancy," Dr. David Satcher, Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This is the home site for Career Choices Workbook and Portfolio and Lifestyle curriculum resources. The curriculum motivates students and, at the same time, drives home the importance of learning to write, read, speak and compute well? The Career Choices curriculum is an example of how core academic subjects can work together to create a new and exciting synergy in education for students who are at-risk. Lesson plans and online curriculum support is available.

Learning Disabilities Information & Resources
Online interactive guide to help support the achievement of students with learning disabilities.