Alliance 2019 Breakout Session Presented By: Susie Beltran Grimm, Director of Early Learning, PBS SoCal Panelists: Crystal Williams, Family & Community Partnership Manager, Children’s Institute; Brenda Garcia, Parent Engagement Coordinator, KidWorks; Neomia Lowe, LA County Library – Compton Branch Join PBS SoCal & community partners from Santa Ana, Compton, & Los Angeles for a conversation about STEM learning and investing in expanding the early learning ecosystem. PBS SoCal is collaborating with libraries, schools and non-traditional partners to […]

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Presented by: Dee Dee Harrison, FACE Coordinator, Bakersfield City School District; Kotanya Kimbrough-Hubbard, Instructional Specialist, Bakersfield City School District The research is clear that children are more likely to succeed in school when parents are engaged in their learning. Join Bakersfield City School District, Family Engagement Team as they share successful ways for creating strong PARENTSHIPS. PARENTSHIPS is about the various ways that parent engagement staff can effectively recruit parents to participate in their schools, […]

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Alliance 2019 Breakout Session Join Cal-SOAP Los Angeles to learn how high school students can begin preparing to fulfill their post-secondary goals. They will discuss financial aid opportunities, as well as explore college resources available to first generation students. A panel of current college students will discuss their experiences navigating higher education. This breakout session will take place on November 21, 2019 at the Alliance Summit & Excellence In Parent Engagement Awards at the Millennium Biltmore in […]

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  Alliance 2019 Breakout Session Presented by: Dr. Mayra A. Lara, Senior Practice Associate, The Education Trust – West; and Mark LeNoir, Assistant Superintendent, Val Verde Unified School District  Less than half of California twelfth grade students and only 39 percent of low-income students graduate having completed the courses required for admission to a UC or CSU. Additionally, 4 out of 10 Latinx, Black, and Pacific Islander 3 out of 10 Native American 1 in 10 […]

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Alliance 2019 Breakout Session Presented by: Rachel Gonzalez-Martinez, Director of Training and Capacity Building; Carolina Hernandez-Malone, Senior Consultant, Families In Schools Census data helps to determine the distribution of billions of dollars in federal funds to states, counties, and communities, including funding for schools and other vital programs for families. During this session, participants will experience sample activities from the All Children Count – Census 2020 toolkit. The goal of the toolkit is to engage children, parents/caregivers, […]

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