Check out the 2015-16 ITK Annual Report!

“We want to create those WOW moments when students dig deep and realize their true talent and potential. We believe these investments will inspire higher number of students to seek higher education.They will have a better chance at higher wage jobs which drives economic growth. And, of course, this helps build a strong talent pipeline.” […]

TK SunPower Summer Solar Energy Academy 2016

“SunPower is proud of this relationship not only because it was the first school district partner who asked us to their CTE education initiatives, but because Innovate T-K has been a leader in innovative, effective and game-changing CTE education programming!” Renee Solari, Program Manager, Educational Services at SunPower Corporation   “SunPower Corporation has been a […]

PUSD Outgoing Superintendent John Snavely Recognized with NAF President Award

  July 18, 2016 – Orlando, CA Porterville Unified School District Outgoing Superintendent Dr. John Snavely was recognized at NAF Next 2016 with a NAF President Award. This award is for extraordinary leadership in ensuring that all NAF students have the opportunity to participate in a series of work-based learning activities designed to prepare them for […]

Summer Law and Justice Pathway Bridges Program

March 10, 2016 An area of need identified by Porterville Unified School District Pathways team and stakeholders is the need for transitional programming into high school pathways. The Summer Law and Justice Pathway Bridges Program is one avenue that is aimed at readiness into high school and academic enrichment that is strategically combined with career awareness and exploration activities. […]

Innovation & Opportunity Network: Implementing WIOA: Voices of Experience

February 16, 2016 Over 80 local one-stop teams took part in ETA’s first ever Customer Centered Design Challenge in Washington DC, learning through a seven week online course and receiving one-on-one intensive coaching in how to use “design thinking” principles as they re-design their services under WIOA. Listen to participants across teams share their experiences […]

Aspen Institute – Collective Impact for Opportunity Youth

“This report is intended to serve as a call-to-action for communities to bring together systems and stakeholders to improve outcomes for Opportunity Youth and to provide a high-level framework for a collective impact approach that will enable them to do so.” “We define Opportunity Youth as youth between the ages of 16 and 24 who […]

Aspen Institute Workforce Strategies Initiative – Sector Strategies in Brief

“This publication is designed to provide a concise overview of the elements and outcomes associated with sector work. Created as a companion to Sectoral Strategies for Low-Income Workers: Lessons from the Field, the piece includes a concise definition of the sector strategy, key outcomes achieved by sector program participants and examples of several innovative sector […]