Districts and schools offering Linked Learning should do all they can to ensure that their pathways are of high quality, faithful to the Linked Learning approach, and meet the varied needs of their students.
The Rubric for Linked Learning Pathway Quality Review and Continuous Improvement consists of 40 quality criteria that are organized into four major areas — Pathway Design, Engaged Learning, System Support, and Data and Impact. Each of the four areas consists of sub-headings under which the criteria are grouped. Practitioners will find the Rubric a helpful tool when designing, planning, and implementing their Linked Learning pathways.
District design teams, typically including academic and technical teachers, counselors, administrators, parents, and students as well as postsecondary, business/industry, and community partners, can use the rubric for:
Download the Criteria and Rubric for Linked Learning Pathway Quality Review and Continuous Improvement