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Fresno City College

1101 East University Avenue

Old Administration Building

Fresno, CA 93741

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Join the Fresno City College Basic Skills Initiative, Guided Pathways, Student Equity, Student Success and Support Program, and the Title V Cooperative Grant Project for 2019 IDEAS Summit.

The event will take place over the course of two days in the Old Administration Building.

The goal of the Institutional Development for Equity, Access, and Success (IDEAS) Summit is to provide faculty, classified professionals, and administrators with opportunities to learn about the adverse effects of educational inequities and strategies to reduce them, such as effective practices and methods for addressing and improving outcomes for underrepresented students.

The schedule is as follows:

Day 1-Wednesday, May 29, 2019

7:30 – Registration / Breakfast -OAB 251

8:30 – Welcome Address-OAB Auditorium

9:00 – General Session – OAB Auditorium -Dr. Pedro Noguera

Dr. Pedro Noguera

Dr. Pedro Noguera is a Distinguished Professor of Education at the Graduate School of Education and Information Studies at UCLA and founder of the Center for the Transformation of Schools (CTS) at UCLA. His scholarship and research focus on the ways in which schools are influenced by social and economic conditions and demographic trends in local, regional and global contexts. Dr. Noguera has authored several books and published over 150 research articles and is one of the nation’s foremost experts on educational outcome disparities and equity.

10:30– Passing Break

10:35 – Breakout Session 1

11:55 –Lunch - Cafeteria

12:45 – Breakout Session 2

2:00 – Passing Break

2:05 – General Session – OAB Auditorium –Dr. Laura I. Rendón

Dr. Laura Rendon

Dr. Laura I. Rendón is Professor Emerita at the University of Texas-San Antonio. She is the creator of and the nation’s principal expert on “validation theory,” an asset-based student success framework that is employed to frame research studies and programmatic activities in two- and four-year colleges and universities. Some of her seminal works include Transforming the First Year of College for Students of Color, and Educating a New Majority. Dr. Rendón is also an educational consultant and featured speaker at over 100 higher education institutions and conferences throughout the nation.

3:45 – End of Day 1

Day 2-Thursday, May 30, 2019

7:30 – Registration / Breakfast-OAB 251

8:30 – Welcome Address - OAB Auditorium

9:00 –General Session– OAB Auditorium –Panel Discussion

10:30 – Passing Break

10:35 – Breakout Session 3

11:55 – Lunch - Cafeteria

12:45 – Breakout Session 4

2:00 – Passing Break

2:05 – General Session– OAB Auditorium- Dr. Victor Rios

Dr. Victor Rios

Dr. Victor Rios is Associate Dean of Social Sciences and Professor of Sociology at UC Santa Barbara. His expertise includes the role of social control in determining the well-being of young people living in urban marginality, tracking the social consequences of the punitive state and punitive social control across institutional settings, and examining young people’s resilience and responses to social marginalization. In April 2016, Dr. Rios spoke at Fresno City College as part of the FCC Speakers Forum. He has also been featured in the Chronicle of Higher Education, Ted Talks, the Oprah Winfrey Network, and National Public Radio.

3:45 – Summit Closer

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