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AAREA 5th Annual Professional Development Breakfast

African American Regional Educational Alliances

Saturday, February 1, 2014 from 8:00 AM to 1:30 PM (PST)

Oakland, CA

AAREA 5th Annual Professional Development Breakfast

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African American Regional Educational Alliances'
5th Annual Professional Development Breakfast

This Year's Theme:
"Cutting To the Core - Linking Compelling Common Core Instructional Practices to the Achievement of African American Students"

Location:
ConneXion@Jack London Park
525 4th Street Suite 109, Oakland, CA 94607

Come learn, discuss and share best practices for integrating Common Core using culturally relevant instructional practices to enhance the educational success of African American students in the Bay Area.

Plenary Speakers:

  • Dr. Jamal Cooks, Associate Professor, Department of Secondary Education, San Francisco State University
  • Dr. Ruth Cossey, Associate Professor and Co-Director of the Mid-Career Mathematics and Science Teachers Credential Program, School of Education, Mills College

Session Facilitaors:

Break-out sessions will focus on taking a deeper look at CCSS Math, ELA, Technology and a Special Session for Administrators

  • Dr. Lanette JimmersonAcademic Researcher and Program Manager at the Stanford Center for Assessment, Learning, & Equity (SCALE), Stanford University
  • Gail Standiford, Mathematics Specialist/Coach/Former Math Department Chair and Educational Consultant
  • Jessica Lucio, Teacher on Special Assignment for Educational Technology, San Lorenzo Unified School District
  • Dr. Frank WellsDirector of School Leadership and Support, Santa Clara County Office of Education

2014 Educators of Excellence Award Recipients:

  • Aisha Knowles, ACOE Board Member and Public Information Office for Alameda County Fire Fighters
  • I'Asha Warfield, 7th Grade English Teacher, Oakland Unified School District
  • Dr. Ammar Saheli, Director of Student Services, San Lorenzo Unified School District

Other Event Features:

  • Vendors featuring culturally relevant educational materials and resources
  • Networking
  • Full Soul-food breakfast


More detailed information will be posted on this registration page and at www.theaarea.org as it becomes available.

All are invited! Please share this information with Colleagues and Friends!

Proceeds go to support the African American Student Achievement & Excellence Awards

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When & Where


ConneXion@Jack London Park
525 4th Street
#109
Oakland, CA 94607

Saturday, February 1, 2014 from 8:00 AM to 1:30 PM (PST)


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African American Regional Educational Alliances

The African American Regional Educational Alliances' (AAREA) mission is to develop collaborative educational services and professional development opportunities that result in improved academic proficiency and college readiness of African American students – to emerge, sustain, and grow a regional collaborative network that designs and implements innovative educational services targeting the needs of African- American youth and their families.

AAREA is a California 501c3 Non-Profit organization dedicated to:

  • Building the capacity of education service providers to access, interface, and collaborate with public and private organizations that have a demonstrated history of success working with African-American youth and their families. 
  • Increasing levels of African-American involvement in school sites.
  • Building the capacity of African-American families to support efforts which result in their child being able to enroll into a college/university, and to attain the resources to finance their higher education experience.
  • Inform community efforts to advocate for the needs of African- American youth.
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