Savanna High School in Anaheim, California exemplifies a comprehensive approach to 21st century education—one that state superintendent Tom Torlakson has held up as a model. Join host Kris Kurtenbach, principal Manuel Colon, teachers Mike Switzer and Clay Elliot, and student Andy Gonzalez as they provide insight into Savanna’s strategic planning process, career and college pathways program, and professional development practices.
Check out the short film produced about Savanna High School by the Pearson Foundation, which premiered at the P21 Summit on 21st Century Learning on November 18, 2013:
Watch a Capstone Interview with a Savanna High School senior, where the student speaks to his capacity as a communicator and collaborator and shares an example from his portfolio that demonstrates the development of these abilities.
Take a look at the Pathways available to Savanna students, including medical careers, visual arts, accounting and media production.
See California State Superintendent Tom Torlakson's visit to Savanna High School, where he discussed 21st century skills and college and career readiness with students and educators.
Check out photos of the school, students, and student projects: