Nikole Hannah-Jones on intersection of race and public education
Wednesday, Aug. 26, 10-11 am: The Partnership for Los Angeles Schools will feature Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones, creator of The 1619 Project, in conversation with educators about the dual pandemics of COVID-19 and 400+ years of anti-Black racism and oppression. Participating with her will be moderator Ryan Smith, Partnership for Los Angeles Schools and LA Unified teachers Jorge Lopez and Ginger Stemnock. Space is limited; go here to register. https://partnershipla-org.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_s1ZWxXxVShWTD6BW7iQIVQ
Navigating remote learning: a webinar for K-8 families
Wednesday, Aug. 26, noon to 1 pm: Denise Pope, a senior lecturer at the Stanford University Graduate School of Education who specializes in student engagement, will present practical tips and guidelines on what families can do to best support student well-being and engagement with learning, along with balancing home and work responsibilities. Q&A will follow; the webinar will not be recorded. Go here to register. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdGenMNSdqbDkecjwS8zzHYaeVWv1_UFt2FU2-ezUyoc_RFuw/viewform
Series for administrators, teachers on English Learner Roadmap
Californians Together is hosting a series of webinars EL RISE for teachers and administrators on the statewide implementation of the English Learner Roadmap Implementation for System Excellence. Write Margarita Gonzalez-Amador with questions.
Series for administrators will be from 4 to 5:30 pm on Tuesdays. Go here to register.
Aug. 25 – Reopening schools: embracing English learners
Sept. 29 – Supporting families and knitting strong home school partnerships:
Series for teachers will run from 2:30 to 4:30 pm and will be on distance learning. Go here to register.
Wed, Sept. 2 or 9 – Welcoming, inclusive and affirming classrooms
Wed, Sept. 16 or 23 – Critical conditions in distance learning
Thur, Sept. 24 or 30 – Creating and sustaining family partnership in distance learning. https://www.californianstogether.org/