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Wednesday, November 6
 

9:00am PST

A Couple Cool Ways to Connect Students to Themselves & Their Learning
The presenter will collaborate with the audience on developing some cool ways to connect with students and to motivate students to invest in themselves.

Speakers
avatar for Fred Lamora

Fred Lamora

Director of Instruction, Visions In Education
Director, Curriculum & Instruction, Visions In Education


Wednesday November 6, 2019 9:00am - 10:00am PST
Salon E
 
Thursday, November 7
 

9:00am PST

Engaging Families at Independent Study Schools (Part 1)
Objective: Understand best practices to effectively engage and partner with families at independent study schools. Discover how to successfully engage more families, especially low socio-economic and non-native English speakers, using an evidenced-based comprehensive program. Learn how, why and when family engagement opportunities are introduced to parents and students.  Also discussed is how to best inform parents of important school-wide information, how families can mutually set academic goals with their child and effectively monitor progress weekly, monthly, and throughout the year.  Part 1 reviews the who, what, when and why of an evidence-based comprehensive family engagement strategy, while Part 2 models exactly how it is done.  Each attendee participating in both sessions will receive a full-color 32-page wall calendar and folder containing sample documents presented during the sessions.

Speakers
avatar for Joel Ward

Joel Ward

Family Engagement Coordinator, Activity Specialist & Teacher, Long Beach Unified School District
Prior to working full time at the largest Independent Study high school in the Greater Long Beach area, Joel Ward owned four small businesses (property management, personal training gym, and two automotive repair companies), worked as a full-time Activity Director/ASB Specialist at... Read More →



Thursday November 7, 2019 9:00am - 10:00am PST
Trabuco

10:15am PST

Engaging Famiilies at Independent Study Schools (Part 2)
Objective: Understand best practices to effectively engage and partner with families at independent study schools. Discover how to successfully engage more families, especially low socio-economic and non-native English speakers, using an evidenced-based comprehensive program. Learn how, why and when family engagement opportunities are introduced to parents and students.  Also discussed is how to best inform parents of important school-wide information, how families can mutually set academic goals with their child and effectively monitor progress weekly, monthly, and throughout the year.  Part 1 reviews the who, what, when and why of an evidence-based comprehensive family engagement strategy, while Part 2 models exactly how it is done.  Each attendee participating in both sessions will receive a full-color 32-page wall calendar and folder containing sample documents presented during the sessions.

Speakers
avatar for Joel Ward

Joel Ward

Family Engagement Coordinator, Activity Specialist & Teacher, Long Beach Unified School District
Prior to working full time at the largest Independent Study high school in the Greater Long Beach area, Joel Ward owned four small businesses (property management, personal training gym, and two automotive repair companies), worked as a full-time Activity Director/ASB Specialist at... Read More →



Thursday November 7, 2019 10:15am - 11:15am PST
Trabuco

10:15am PST

How Addiction Hijacks the Brain
Addiction is a disease that changes both the structure and function of the brain.  Nobody starts out intending to develop an addiction, but many people get caught in its snare.  Nearly 23 million Americans are addicted to drugs or alcohol.


Thursday November 7, 2019 10:15am - 11:15am PST
Salon D

11:30am PST

This session has been cancelled -Practical Approaches to Address Mental/Emotional Instability in Students- This session has been cancelled....
The presentation outlines 3 of the most common contributors to mental/emotional instability for students and practical ways to address them. Participants will gain tools to help the students when they are exhibiting mental health-related symptoms while maintaining the focus on academic achievement.

Thursday November 7, 2019 11:30am - 12:30pm PST
Pavilion

4:15pm PST

A Couple of Cool Ways to Connect Students to Themselves & Their Learning
The presenter will collaborate with the audience on developing some cool ways to connect with students and to motivate students to invest in themselves.

Speakers
avatar for Fred Lamora

Fred Lamora

Director of Instruction, Visions In Education
Director, Curriculum & Instruction, Visions In Education


Thursday November 7, 2019 4:15pm - 5:15pm PST
Salon E