National Forum Hot Topics Webinar Series: Equipping Coordinators with Tools for Equity

Thank you for joining the Coordinators Network in a three part webinar series featuring encore presentations of popular workshops from the 2018 Community Schools National Forum. View recordings and other resources from those webinars below. 

Advancing Latina/o Student Achievement in a Full Service Community School District

Friday, July 27, 2:00-3:00 PM EST

Raquel Jimenez, Director of Latina/o Student Achievement, Oakland Unified School District
Karina Najera, Regional Family Engagement Liaison, Oakland Unified School District
Gema Quetzal, Student Director, OUSD Board of Education, Oakland Unified School District/ All City Council Student Union

Building upon community partnerships and targeted universalism, OUSD Office of Equity is building the Latino Student Achievement Initiative. What does equity look like in our classrooms and schools so that every Latino/a student graduates with the skills they need to be successful in college, career, and life?

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Untapped Resources: Leveraging ESSA and Other Federal Support for Community Schools

Wednesday, August 15, 2:00-3:00 PM EST

Erik Peterson, Vice President of Policy, Afterschool Alliance
Tiffany Miller, Chief of Staff, Vice President of Policy, Communities In Schools

Did you know that the latest federal education legislation includes several funding streams that could pay for on-site coordinators? Did you know other education, human services and related federal funding streams and programs can be leveraged to strengthen your community school? Did you know that states are holding schools accountable for factors on which community schools have a direct impact? Participants will leave this webinar with the knowledge and tools needed to partner with their schools and school districts and community based organizations to take advantage of a variety of federal opportunities to sustain and grow community schools.

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The Big Idea: Cracking the Code on Chronic Absence

Monday, September 24, 1:00-2:00 PM EST

Sarah Peterson, Director of Research and Development, Office of Community Schools, NYCDOE
Sarah Jonas, Deputy Executive Director, Office of Community Schools, NYCDOE
Julie McGarry, Program Manager for InspirED, Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence

More than seven million U.S. students are chronically absent each year- meaning they have missed a month or more of school. This webinar explores the pernicious effects of chronic absence and the "Every Student, Every Day Toolkit" developed through Facebook and the New York City Community School Initiative.

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