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Session 1 - Communities of Practice: Success for All Learners through Equity (Online and serving the greater Santa Barbara region)

Name Session 1 - Communities of Practice: Success for All Learners through Equity (Online and serving the greater Santa Barbara region)
Start 5/12/2021 09:00:00
End 5/12/2021 12:00:00
Description This entirely online CoP incorporates both collaborative work (online in Moodle) and two live sessions (3-hour online workshop). Equity and cultural competence are important aspects of creating a fair and equitable educational environment for learners. Adult education often serves marginalized populations that either have not had the opportunity to complete their education as youth or were not successful and perhaps not served equitably in the K12 public education system. Many school districts, colleges, libraries and community organizations have done significant work on addressing the issues of equity. This professional development module takes some of these concepts and applies them to adult education. Intended audience: Agencies are strongly encouraged to apply in teams of 3-5--including at least one program administrator, one instructor, and one front office student support services staff member-- in order to support their program in implementing what they learn and improving their equity practices. Training begins in Moodle April 28, 2021 and ends June 9, 2021. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
Goals CALPRO provides professional development services to adult educators from California Adult Education funded agencies. There is no registration fee to participate. This online training is hosted by Santa Barbara Adult Education Consortium/SBCC and is intended to serve the greater Santa Barbara region. Agency teams of 3-5 are strongly recommended, though not required, for this training, with each team ideally consisting of at least one administrator, one instructor and one front office student support services staff member. Each individual member of an agency team needs to register. Group registrations are not permitted. Additional agency teams and individual participants from neighboring districts or regions may be admitted on a space-available basis. <p></P> Attend both live sessions. Session Dates: May 12, 2021, 9am-12pm and May 26, 2021, 12:30-3:30pm. Registration deadline is April 26, 2021. Notification of acceptance will occur by April 27, 2021. See link above to register.
Location Online
Facilitator In this session participants will be introduced to some basic concepts related to equity and begin to analyze how equity is achieved in their own programs. They will become familiar with the stages of cultural competence and consider a variety of program policies in light of it. Example lesson activities will also be analyzed.
Contact CALPRO 2151 River Plaza Drive, Suite 320 Sacramento, CA 95833 Phone: 916-286-8817 E-mail:
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