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Resources for Educational Options Programs

Provides links for additional information to support academic and social-emotional development and youth engagement in schools.

Attendance Improvement
A California resource addressing three elements that reinforce regular school attendance: prevention, early identification, and intervention.

California Healthy Kids Resource Center External link opens in new window or tab.
An educational center to promote literacy in the classroom and investing in staff development, lower-risk behaviors, and resiliency.

Career Technical Education
A California resource providing studies and integration of core academic, technical, and occupational knowledge.

UCLA Center for Mental Health in Schools and School/Learning Projects External link opens in new window or tab.
Mission is to improve outcomes for students by helping districts and their schools enhance how they address barriers to learning and teaching and re-engage disconnected students by providing information and links for leaders and practitioners to access a range of no-cost resources developed by us and others.

Character Education
Resources to build and develop character in youth; supports the core values of trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring and citizenship.

Counseling/Student Support
California educational support for schools and programs to promote strategies to plan, implement, and monitor training in counseling and social services for students.

Educational Resources Catalog
California publications that provide educational materials and resources on content standards and curriculum frameworks.

Education Technology
California educational support services to provide guidance and assistance to districts for management of their school technology.

Health Professions Education Foundation External link opens in new window or tab.
The Health Professions Education Foundation (HPEF) improves access to healthcare in underserved areas of California by providing scholarships, loan repayments, and programs to health professional students and graduates who are dedicated to providing direct patient care in those areas. The HPEF administers 13 scholarship and loan repayment programs for students and health professionals and places them throughout the continuum of California's healthcare delivery system.

Mentoring
California informational resource providing materials, articles, names of organizations, and contacts for mentoring programs.

Search Institute External link opens in new window or tab.
A nonprofit organization that conducts research pertaining to the positive development of youth for building assets, providing resource materials, and staff development opportunities.

Teaching Tolerance External link opens in new window or tab.
A project of the Southern Poverty Law Center, a nonprofit group, that fights discrimination and awards grants for activities promoting diversity, peacemaking, community service, and other aspects of tolerance education.

WestEd External link opens in new window or tab.
A research center providing research on development and implementation of community-based services and prevention programs.

Questions: Dan Sackheim | dsackheim@cde.ca.gov | 916-445-5595 
Last Reviewed: Thursday, December 13, 2018