Region 6

Welcome to the Region 6 LEGACY SUMMIT!

January 20, 2018

 

REGISTER BY JANUARY 12, 2018!

No Onsite Registration Available

This exciting learning and networking opportunity is brought to you in partnership with, REGION 6 EXPANDED LEARNING PROGRAMS, the STANISLAUS COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION, and the SAN JOAQUIN OFFICE OF EDUCATION.

 

Details

Carlos Santini
Vice President of Programs, After-School All-Stars, Los Angeles, CA

Erin Browder
Leadership and Organizational Development Consultant, Erin Browder, LLC, Los Angeles, CA

Marcus Strother
Coordinator of Youth Development, Sacramento City Unified School District, Sacramento, CA

Nazaneen Khalilnaji-Otto
Director of the Summer Matters Campaign, Partnership for Children & Youth, Oakland, CA

Stacey Daraio
Co-Director, Temescal Associates, Oakland, CA 

Youth Development – How Understanding the Adolescent Brain Contributes to Flow in the Classroom
CARLOS SANTINI, VICE PRESIDENT OF PROGRAMS, AFTER-SCHOOL ALL-STARS, LOS ANGELES, CA

Brain research give us special insight into how understanding the adolescent brain can be foundational in engaging youth, understanding root causes of behavior, and improving effectiveness as an instructor, providing for a more profound program experience for middle school youth. Staff will receive key insights into how incentives, motivation, participation, and behavior are rooted in stages of brain development. In addition, Staff will reflect on research findings and apply strategies to specific site and classroom situations/scenarios.  Engagement begins with understanding!

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Offered: Sessions 1, 2, 3, 4

360/365 Promoting Success in School, Work and Life
STACEY DARAIO, CO-DIRECTOR, TEMESCAL ASSOCIATES, OAKLAND, CA

What are the social emotional and character skills that youth need to succeed in school, life and work. In order for children to grow up to become healthy and productive citizens, they must learn in a variety of settings year-round (365 days) and practice a wide variety of interrelated skills: social-emotional, character and academic that focus on a 360 degree view of the whole child. Learn how social emotional skills and the Quality Standards dovetail to design effective program activities and positive environments that help young people succeed in school and in life!

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Offered: Sessions 1, 2, 3, 4

Identity and the Power of Story
ERIN BROWDER, LEADERSHIP AND ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT CONSULTANT, ERIN BROWDER LLC, LOS ANGELES, CA

Participants will explore their personal stories and how they shape identity and reality. Participants will engage in meaningful dialogue, reflective practices, and intentional strategies that unlock the diversity and richness of their lives and guide them daily. They will learn key ways to leverage these stories, guide others through a process that transforms stories into empowerment tools and accelerate achievement.

     

Offered: Sessions 1 & 2

Positive Emotional Climates: The Future of Behavior Management
ERIN BROWDER, LEADERSHIP AND ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT CONSULTANT, ERIN BROWDER LLC, LOS ANGELES, CA

Grounded in research from the fields of education psychology, emotional intelligence and neurobiology, this workshop will offer a toolkit for educators, principals, health care staff, and school counselors whose work serves student populations and communities who have been exposed to varying levels of childhood trauma and adversity. This workshop will unpack the concept of trauma-informed approaches, emotional climate, emotional awareness, and mindfulness, in addition to providing strategies and techniques that support the well-being of adults and children. Participants will engage in activities and rich discussions that integrate their professional and personal experiences, while exploring consequences and emotional tolls of working closely with people affected by trauma and adversity. Participants will have the opportunity to collaborate and build off each others’ expertise.

     

Offered: Sessions 3 & 4

Freedom Writer’s Methodology
MARCUS STROTHER, COORDINATOR OF YOUTH DEVELOPMENT, SACRAMENTO CITY UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT, SACRAMENTO, CA

The Freedom Writer’s Diary and the movie Freedom Writer’s is an educational phenomenon. As a Freedom Writer Teacher who works closely with Erin Gruwell, I will provide Freedom Writer instructional methodology that can be used in the Expanded Learning space to build relationships, change culture and use writing for healing. During this interactive workshop, we will participate in strategies like the “Line Game,” “Froot Loop Bingo,” and the “Crayon Game.” This workshop will work to build a small learning community that will leave feeling like a family ready to take on the challenges of working with our students, parents and community.

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Offered: Sessions 1, 2, 3, 4

Cool Spins on a Hot Summer Culture- Creating a Unique Program Culture
NAZANEEN KHALILNAJI-OTTO, DIRECTOR OF THE SUMMER MATTERS CAMPAIGN, PARTNERSHIP FOR CHILDREN & YOUTH, OAKLAND, CA

Unique program cultures can be created by delivering simple things in extraordinary ways. Cool Spins on a Hot Summer Culture is an interactive workshop that will provide practical strategies for creating a unique experience for your youth. In this workshop, participants will experience how summer themes, traditions, and spirit connect with learning goals to make programs relevant and interesting. Participants will leave with tools and resources as well as having practiced putting together some of the core elements that make summer learning feel like extraordinary experience for youth “campers.”

Participants will be able to describe the key elements that create a unique program culture, and apply some key elements of a unique program culture to construct a model program experience for students.

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Offered: Sessions 1, 2, 3, 4

 8:00AM  –   8:30AM      CHECK-IN/BREAKFAST/NETWORKING

 8:30AM  –   8:45AM      OPENING SESSION

 8:45AM  – 10:15AM      SESSION I

10:30AM – 12:00AM      SESSION 2

12:00PM  –  1:00PM       LUNCH

  1:00PM  –  2:30PM       SESSON 3

  2:30PM  –  3:15PM       SESSION 4

  3:15PM  –  3:45PM       CLOSING SESSION