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