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Today’s schools are creating the motivated, creative, competent, curious, and compassionate global citizens of tomorrow. To prepare students for active engagement at every level of our democracy, schools must instill deep character traits together with rigorous academics for all. Join us for a day of sharing great educational practices and innovative ideas that will:

  • Improve Student Learning and Engagement

  • Teach 21st Century Skills (Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, Communications, Collaboration, & Creativity)
  • Close Achievement Gaps

  • Support Common Core Standards

  • Create World Citizens for Today’s Knowledge Based, Interconnected Global Economy  

  • Prepare Students to be Lifelong Learners

Who should attend?

Anyone interested in improving our schools and in optimizing student learning: educators, administrators, parent leaders, student leaders, and policymakers.

Sponsors: KTSF, Univision, SJ council member Kansen Chu & Ash Kalra, SJ Vice Mayor Madision Nguyen, APAPA, Kepler's books, Asian Law Alliance

Free admission. Registration Required. Light breakfast and lunch will be provided. Spanish interpretation available. Donations welcome at the door. 

Schedule of Event

8:30am Check in, breakfast, networking

9am Opening & Welcome: M.C. Kipp Trieu, Teacher at Discovery Charter School

9:05-10:20am  San Mateo County: Innovative Practices  - Plenary session with Q&A

Diego Arambula, Chief Growth and Innovation Officer, Summit Public Schools

Jimmy Ikeda, Science Department Co-Chair, San Mateo High School

Seth Rosenblatt, Board Member, San Carlos Elementary School District Governing Board

Dr. Cyndy Simms, Superintendent, San Mateo/Foster City School Distric

Moderator: Anne Campbell, San Mateo County Superintendent of School. 

10:20am-11am Conversation with State Senator Carol Liu, chair of the Education Committee, former teacher.

Moderator: Joseph Di Salvo, Board member, Santa Clara County Board of Education

11:20am-12:35pm Break out panels, attendees picks panel I or II

I. Thinking Outside the Box

Dr. Anabel Lee Jenson, Founder & President of Six Seconds, chair and professor of dept. of education at Notre Dame University, author, emotional intellegence expert.

Tyler Graff, Principal at Stevenson Elementary School - A progressive choice public school in Mountain View incorporated hands-on, Project-Based learning, intregrated curriculum and parent participation.

Chris O'Keefe, Teacher at Christa McAuliffe – An alternative public progressive school in Cupertino Union School District. Incorporated P21, "student-centered" practice with integrated curriculum, Project-Based learning, hands-on, parent participation & conflict resolution.

David Militzer, California Dept. of Education - Innovative practices in CA, resources available for professional development and CTE grant available.

Moderator: Christopher R. Moylan, City of Sunnyvale Councilmember

II. Power of Parent Engagement & Community Involvement

Robert Goetsch, President & CEO, Be A Mentor, Inc.

Mary Ann Burke, Ed.D., Director, Categorical & Special Projects, Santa Clara County Office of Education

·     Elida MacArthur, Assistant Superintendent, Instructional Services, Mount Pleasant Elementary School District

·     Erika Aguirre, Trained Parent Leader, Mount Pleasant Elementary School District

Moderator: Ash Kalra, City of San Jose councilmember

12:35-1:15pm         Lunch & Networking

1:15-2:30pm  Plenary session: Leadership Matters-Vision and Leading Educational Change 

Randolph Carter, Director of Eastern Educational Resource Collaborative - Diversity Expert, "student-centered" learning: what and why—equity for all in public education

Dale Jones – Executive Director/Superintendent, Discovery Charter Schools

Juanita Perez, Principal of Oasis Charter Public School, Salinas

David Brazer, Associate Professor, Stanford Graduate School of Education, Director of Leadership Degree Program

Moderator: Katy Dalgleish, Board member, Progressive Education Network

2:30-2:45pm Closing of scheduled events

When & Where

De Anza College, Campus Center conference room (FREE parking at Flint Center Garage)
21250 Stevens Creek Boulevard
Cupertino, CA 95014

Saturday, October 26, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 2:45 PM (PDT)

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Co-hosts: De Anza College ICCE, Parents for Great Education, Progressive Education Network, San Mateo County Office of Education & Santa Clara County Office of Education

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