Jorge Ruiz de Velasco authors Guidebook on Integrated Student Supports for College and Career Pathways.

Jorge Ruiz de Velasco
March 2019

Jorge Ruiz de Velasco, Deputy Director at the John W. Gardner Center for Youth and their Communities, authored A Guide to Integrated Student Supports for College and Career Pathways: Lessons from Linked Learning High Schools. The guidebook explores integrated student supports for universal college and career readiness. It also introduces a conceptual framework for implementing a system of comprehensive student supports that provide equitable access to a student-centered program of learning via Linked Learning pathways in highs schools. The guidebook also offers seven profiles of educators and their partners in California high schools who work collaboratively to develop comprehensive student supports that link together rigorous curriculum, technical education, and workplace opportunities.