As a hub for the Linked Learning movement, the Alliance offers research, stories, and tools that help people understand the impact of Linked Learning and implement this approach at high levels of quality.
Integrated Student Supports
Hear from Jorge Ruiz de Velasco, Deputy Director at the John Gardner Center at Stanford University, and Marisa Saunders, Associate Director for Research at the UCLA Center for Community Schooling, as they describe how to weave the interventions and supports available in a school into a coherent, personalized educational experience for all youth.
Silver certification demonstrates that a pathway has in place the core components of a high-quality Linked Learning pathway. Silver certification standards were developed in collaboration with the diverse field of Linked Learning educators, and support continuous improvement for all.
Steps to Silver
This user guide outlines the process for obtaining Silver certification.
Going for Gold Webinar
Learn more about the Gold certification standards, and hear two of the first Gold certified pathways speak about the value of the certification process.
Going for Gold
This user guide outlines the process for obtaining Gold certification.
Gold certification is the highest standard for college and career preparation, based on evidence of excellence in integrating the core components of Linked Learning. These standards were piloted in 2017–19 and enhanced through field inputs in 2019 to better emphasize pathway instruction, curriculum, and assessment.
This overview presentation provides a general introduction to Linked Learning. It includes speaker notes.
Linked Learning Alliance president Anne Stanton facilitates a panel discussion with Jorge Ruiz de Velasco, Deputy Director of the John Gardner Center at Stanford University, Marisa Saunders, Senior Research Associate at UCLA/IDEA, and Liz Guillen, Public Advocates' Director of Legislative and Community Affairs.
This report summarizes highlights from the 2017–2018 fiscal year.