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A Model for Urban Student Engagement and Achievement

Staff Development for Teachers, Administrators, Parents and Educational Stakeholders

(These are few of over 50 Professional Development Trainings I have conducted)

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Theme: Closing the Achievement Gap

  • California League of High Schools Annual Conference in Monterey, CA - Jan. 2008

  • SEA Manchester Academy, South Los Angeles, CA - Jan. 2008

  • Statewide Annual Community Day Schools Conference in San Diego, CA - March 2008

  • California Title I Parent Training Committee- Keynote in San Diego, CA - May, 2008

  • California League of Middle Schools in Sacramento, CA - May 2008

  • Professional Development at Crozier Middle School in Inglewood, CA – May 2008

  • California Partnership Academies, San Diego, CA – May 2008

  • Teacher Credential Program Training at Sacramento State University, CA - June and Dec. 2008

  • Joint Special Populations Committee Presentation, Sacramento, CA - Dec. 2008, 2009, 2010

  • California Teachers Association Good Teaching Conference in San Francisco - Jan. 2009, 2010

Theme: C.R.E.A.T.E.- Evidence Based Model for Closing the Achievement Gap

  • Hip Hop & Closing the Achievement Gap for Urban Administrators at CSUS - June 2008

  • Twin Rivers Unified School District Training s on Achievement Gap – June 2008, June 2010

  • Conference on Equity and Social Justice at Stockton College of New Jersey - March 2009

  • Grant Union High Professional Development in Sacramento, CA - March 2009

  • National Council of Teaching Mathematics (NCTM) in Washington D.C. – April 2009

  • Just Communities Institute for Equity in Santa Barbara, CA – June, Aug., Oct. 2009

  • Professional Development for Lincoln High in San Diego, CA – Dec. 2009

  • YEAR-UP Institute for Empowering Urban Youth: San Francisco, CA – Feb. 2010

  • Equity Summit Panelist for Dr. Pedro Noguera at UC Davis, CA - March 2010

  • Sacramento City Unified Equity Faire in Sacramento, CA - April 2010

  • Westop 32nd Annual Conference in Long Beach, CA - May 2010

  • Professional Development for Doctoral Program at Sacramento State (CSUS) - May, June 2010

  • Instructor at Fortune School of Education (Project Pipeline) in Sacramento, CA - June 2010

  • Keynote for the Joint Special Populations Conference at the Sheraton Grand in Sacramento, CA - Dec. 2010
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