|Analyze the strongest urban charter schools making dramatic impact and delivering strong results for students, and push your literacy and hiring lens and practices in the 2013 February Weekend Warrior Series in Los Angeles, CA.|
|BES schools with impressive academic results, enviable organizational practices, and proven ability to close the achievement gap are now recognized and celebrated as members of the Excellent Schools Network. Study the two newest members of the Excellent Schools Network – Endeavor College Prep (4-8), founded and led by 2007 BES Fellow Michelle Jasso and Equitas Academy (K-8), founded and led by 2007 BES Fellow Malka Borrego. A high achievement, high poverty school, Endeavor College Prep was named a 2012 California Distinguished School, an award honoring some of California's most exemplary and inspiring public schools. With a student population 93% Latino, 92% FRL, and 85% ELLs, Equitas Academy dramatically outperforms the State and District on rigorous state assessments, and boasts a 2011 API of 882.|
|Friday's school study is complimented by Saturday workshops on (1) Rigorous Literacy Instruction in the Middle school – led by Endeavor College Prep’s Founder and Leader Michelle Jasso, (2) Rigorous Literacy Instruction in Kindergarten – led by Memphis College Prep’s Tennessee Teacher of the Year Elise Hurst, and (3) Hiring Smart – led by BES School Founders and informed by BES Leaders.|
|Upon completion of this workshop Participants will have:
|Date:||Friday, February 15, 2013|
|Time:||6:00am - 5:00pm|
|Schools:||Equitas Academy (K-8)|
|Endeavor College Prep (4-8)|
|Date:||Saturday, February 16, 2013|
|Time:||7:00am - 3:00pm|
|Venue:||The LA Hotel Downtown Los Angeles|
|Speakers:||Ms. Michelle Jasso, Endeavor College Prep|
|Ms. Elise Hurst, Memphis College Prep|
|Discussion||Ms. Malka Borrego, Equitas Academy|
|Panel||Mrs. Laura McGowan-Robinson, Crown Preparatory Academy|
|Featuring:||Ms. Michelle Jasso, Endeavor College Prep|
|Mr. Ted Morris, Futuro College Preparatory Elementary School|
**Includes breakfast and lunch on both Workshop days
**Includes bus transportation to and from Hotel on Friday.
A $200 non-refundable deposit will be collected at registration and the balance will be invoiced to your organization.
Discounts: Groups of 4+ participants will receive a 5% discount on the total cost of the training.
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