AAREA® 8th Annual Professional Development Summit – January 28 2017

AAREA® 8th Annual Professional Development Summit – January 28 2017

African American Regional Educational Alliances 8th Annual Professional Development Summit

Celebrating and Cultivating a Brilliant, Resilient, and Strong Educational Community:

Connecting, Committing, and Creating Change

Join us as we connect, learn, and expand our thinking about how we can support African American students succeed on their path to college and beyond!

In each plenary session and workshop presentation, our scholars will explore the following questions from their unique personal and professional perspectives:

  • How do we authentically connect with our students and their families?
  • How do we honor our past, embrace the present, and cultivate our future?

2017 Honored Guests

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Dr. Christopher Emdin

Scholar, Author of For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood…And the Rest of Y’all Too, and Urban Science Education for the Hip Hop Generation
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Dr. Monique Morris

Scholar, Author of Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools, Black Stats: African Americans by the Numbers in the Twenty-First Century

Professional Development Summit Details

Saturday, Jan. 28 2017, 8am – 5pm

New University Union
California State University, East Bay
Hayward, CA

Presenters will explore the uniqueness of the African American cultural experience and discuss the pedagogical and programmatic practices and strategies that educators and parents may use to enhance with African American students.

All workshop sessions are designed to provoke thought, provide insight, strategies, and tools that allow participants to dive deeper into what it means to be fearless, compassionate, resilient educational leaders and advocates for African American students and their families.

Conference Fee includes:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Reception
  • Choice of 8 Workshop Sessions
  • ŸConference Materials
  • Continuing Education Units Ÿ
  • Conference T-shirt

Conference Fee includes: Ÿ

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Reception
  • Choice of 8 Workshop Sessions
  • ŸConference Materials Ÿ
  • Continuing Education Units Ÿ
  • Conference T-shirt

Other Event Features:

  • Culturally relevant educational materials and resources
  • Networking with professionals and experts on African American education

Registration Rates:  Register Early and Save!
Register by December 31, 2016:

  • Super Saver Early Registration Rate – $250 

Register from January 1 – January 23, 2017:

  • General Registration Rate – $300 

Register from January 24 – January 28 or On-Site:

  • Late and On-Site Registration – $350

Group Discounts Available!
Group registration rates are available until December 31, 2016:

  • Team of 5 to 9 – $225 per person
  • Team of 10 or more – $215 per person 

 

Workshop topics include:

  • Partnering with Parents: Powerful Strategies for Strengthening School-Family Partnerships
  • The Village Method Presents: Reclaiming our Village
  • Transformative Educational Leadership
  • Can You Hear Me Now? Building a Trusting Relationship in the African American Community through Active Listening.
  • Cultivating Social and Emotional Intelligence: A Culturally Relevant Approach to Restorative Practices
  • Healing Trauma, Toxic Stress, and Building Collaboration with African American Families
  • Building the Achievement Pipeline to College through Effective Partnerships
  • Crossing the Chasm: Mastering the Art of Collaboration

2017 Educators of Excellence Honorees

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Parvin Ahmadi

Superintendent, Castro Valley Unified School District
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Barbara DeBarger

Associate Superintendent, San Lorenzo Unified School District
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Diana Levy

District Administrator, African American Student Achievement Initiative.
Chief Academic Officer, HUSD College Bound Programs: College Bound Hayward
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Karen Monroe

Superintendent, Alameda County Office of Education
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Dr. Reggie Richardson

Co-Principal, San Leandro High School, San Leandro Unified School District
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Dr. Ronald Richardson

Co-Principal, San Leandro High School, San Leandro Unified School District
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Andrea Wilson

Associate Vice President, Student Support Services CSU East Bay
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Dr. Jeannie Wilson

Dean of Special Programs & Services, Chabot College