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    Centering Marginalized Student and Family Voices in Postsecondary Advising Practices

    Presented by Dr. Laura Owen and Dr. Diana Camilo from CEPA on November 28, 2023

    Today, we're witnessing a generational shift in young people's views on higher education, job market reform, and the need for responsive strategies in K-12 and higher education. This webinar will highlight the efforts of the Center for Equity and Postsecondary Attainment (CEPA) at San Diego State University in centering diverse voices, creating inclusive systems, dismantling oppressive practices, and guiding the development of responsive strategies and transformative advising models. It aims to redefine student support and postsecondary planning and prepare pre-service counselors for college and career guidance

     

     

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    Incorporating Student Voice into Educational Practices

    Presented by Dr. Natalie Edirmanasinghe, CSULB and Dr. Ian Levy, Manhattan College on October 26, 2023

    We will explore the transformative potential of Youth Participatory Action Research (YPAR) and its capacity to empower students in their educational journey. Participants will explore the process of engaging youth in the YPAR process and provide practical examples of how YPAR can be used to promote positive systemic change in school communities

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    Feedback for Continuous Improvement in the Classroom: Empowering Students and Teachers to Size Up "What’s Next?”

    Presented by Dr. Brent Duckor & Dr. Carrie Holmberg, San Jose State University and The Center for Innovation in Applied Educational Policy (IAEP) on May 24, 2023

    This webinar provides new perspectives, practices, and possibilities for energizing feedback exchanges in K-12 classrooms to guide and support collaborative learning. Based on extensive up to date research (Duckor & Holmberg, 2023This link will open a PDF file. (pdf)), the focus of the webinar is on hands-on, “try it now” procedures and practices that engage students in peer and self-assessment aimed at growth and improvement, rather than on scores, grades, and points.

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    Dr. Kia Darling-Hammond, Dr. Bre Evans-Santiago, & Sharoom Negrete Gonzalez

    Affirming, Celebratory, and Responsive Pedagogy: Providing Trans* and Gender Creative Students The Education They Deserve

    Presentation by Dr. Kia Darling-Hammond (CEO: Wise Chipmunk LLC), Dr. Bre Evans-Santiago (Chair of Teacher Education, CSU Bakersfield), and Sharoon Negrete Gonzalez (Independent Researcher) on March 23, 2023

    In this webinar, the editors of forthcoming book, "T is for Thriving: Blueprints for Affirming Trans* and Gender Creative Lives and Learning in Schools", shine a light on trans* and gender creative students, their experiences, and their needs. Building upon rich research and stories from the community, they invite participants to imagine what’s possible, while discussing the current landscape, its many challenges, and the creative strategies educators are using to meet the moment.

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    Project TRANSFORM

    CSULB Faculty Researchers:

    Caroline Lopez Perry, Cara Richards-Tutor, Diana Porras, Jolan Smith, Hiromi Masunaga, Oscar Navarro

    Research Overview:

    The CCOG was awarded $500,000 from the US Dept of Education to further pursue original research. This work will be completed via Project TRANSFORM which focuses on strategies to eliminate equity gaps in K-12 education post-pandemic via two subprojects: (1) K-12 School Project (2) Teacher Pathway Project. Research is currently underway on both subprojects. Project TRANSFORM will take place over the next two years, beginning Fall 2022 and continuing until Spring 2024.

    Click here to explore more details on our Project TRANSFORM Grant

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    Tackling Poverty and Inequities with Community Schools

    Presented by Shimica Gaskins of GRACE/End Child Poverty CA, Dr. Alicia Montgomery of the Center for Powerful Public Schools and Jenny Vu of Los Angeles Education Partnership on November 16, 2022

    Our presenters shared updates on the Community Schools movement and California's investment of $3Billion to expand community schools across the state. They also explored how Community Schools can be a pathway to supporting ending child and family poverty

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    Defining and Enacting Anti-Racist Teaching: Lessons from Ethnic Studies Classrooms

    Presented by Miguel Zavala, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Urban Learning, Cal State Los Angeles on September 27, 2022.

    Research points to significant academic gains by students who enroll in high school Ethnic Studies courses, but what do such culturally responsive, anti-racist, and empowering spaces look like? This workshop provided an overview of anti-racist teaching practices in the context of Ethnic Studies courses. Implications for curricular and pedagogical redesign as well as the preparation of Ethnic Studies teachers were drawn out.

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    Anti-Racist Assessment Work: A Retrospective and Primer

    Presented by Dr. Brent Duckor, San Jose State University on May 4, 2022

    Dr. Duckor presented an insightful webinar about the legacy of authentic assessment and its role in urban public schools in the 1990s

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    Building Systems of Care: A Guide to School-Based Mental Health Teams

    Presented by Josh Godinez, Board Chair, California Association of School Counselors, Dr. Jeannine Topalian, President, California Association of School Psychologists and Paul Brazzel, President, California Association of School Social Workers on April 26, 2022

    These presenters hosted an informative and engaging webinar which highlighted the complimentary roles and responsibilities of school counselors, school psychologists and social workers in meeting the needs of California's students. Attendees were given this rare opportunity to engage with leaders of all three organizations in one setting where they defined the strategic and collaborative approach to supporting California's schools.