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SoCal Residency Action Network Convening

October 21 - October 22

Southern California Residency Action Network
Agenda

LEARN | PLAN | ACTIVATE

Location: Legacy Room at the UCLA Luskin Conference Center

Day 1: October 21 (7:30am – 5 :00pm)

7:30 Registration Opens – Legacy Room

7:30 – 8:15 Buffet Breakfast – Plateia restaurant in the Luskin Conference Center

8:30 – 8:55 Welcome, Introductions & Inclusion 

9:00 – 9:50 Voices from the Field: A Conversation with Teacher Residency Graduates

  • Evelyn Amez, Teacher, New Open World Academy, UCLA Residency Graduate
  • Richard Chung, Teacher, Pasadena High School, CSULA Residency Graduate
  • Crystal Dukes, Teacher, Los Angeles Center for Enriched Studies, CSULA Residency Graduate
  • Kevin Gutierrez, Teacher, Young Oak Kim Academy, UCLA Residency Graduate
  • Andrea (AJ) Lugo, Teacher, Canoga Park Elementary, CSUN Residency Graduate
  • Jeraldy Vega, Teacher, Young Oak Kim Academy, UCLA Residency Graduate
  • Lindsey Young, Teacher, LAUSD Intensive Diagnostic Education Center, CSUN Residency Graduate
  • Moderator: A.Dee Williams, Residency Faculty, California State University, Los Angeles

9:50 – 10:00 Reflections

10:00 – 11:30 Teacher Residencies: Where are we, and where are we going? 

  • Annamarie Francois, Executive Director, UCLA Center X
  • Tara Kini: Director of State Policy, Learning Policy Institute
  • Nick Melvoin, School Board Member, District 4, Los Angeles Unified School District
  • Mary Vixie Sandy: Executive Director, CA Commission on Teacher Credentialing
  • Moderator: Karen DeMoss: Executive Director, Prepared to Teach, Bank Street College

11:30 – 12:30 Buffet Lunch – Plateia restaurant in the Luskin Conference Center

12:30 – 1:10 Sustainability: Models and Promising Practices

  • Karen DeMoss, Executive Director, Prepared to Teach, Bank Street College

1:15 – 2:00 Breakout Sessions

Better Together: Transformative Community-District-University Partnerships 

  • Jeanne Fauci, Founding Director, LA Small Schools Center/Center for Powerful Public Schools
  • Jo Ann Isken, Director, UCLA IMPACT Urban Teacher Residency Program
  • Bryan Johnson, Director, Certificated Workforce Management, Los Angeles Unified School District
  • Moderator: Alicia Montgomery, Executive Director, Center for Powerful Public Schools

Assessing Teacher Learning: IMPACT Classroom Observation Framework & Rubric (I-COR) – Imagination Room

  • Melissa Arias, Faculty, UCLA Teacher Education Program
  • Imelda Nava, Faculty, UCLA Teacher Education Program
  • Jaime Park, Faculty, UCLA Teacher Education Program

2:00 – 2:10 Reflections

2:15 – 3:00 Breakout Sessions

Re-imagining and Organizing Schools as Sites of Teacher Learning

  • Devika Banerjee, Teacher, Mann-UCLA Community School, Residency Graduate
  • Esther Dagbayan, Instructional Coach, STEM Academy, Residency Mentor
  • Stacey Joy, Teacher, Baldwin Hills Elementary School, Residency Mentor
  • Sunanda Kushon, Teacher, Mann-UCLA Community School Instructional Coach, Residency Faculty
  • Berenice Morales, Teacher, Mann-UCLA Community School, Residency Graduate
  • Jackie Walker, Teacher, Baldwin Hills Elementary School, Residency Mentor
  • Moderator: Emma Hipolito, Director, UCLA Teacher Education Program

Mentoring for Teacher Development and Equity: Reciprocal Learning Partnerships – Imagination Room

  • Tonikiaa Orange, Associate Director, UCLA Principal Leadership Institute; Director, Center X Culture & Equity Project
  • Jo Ann Isken, Director, UCLA IMPACT Teacher Residency Program

3:00 – 3:15 Reflections

3:15 – 3:30 Break

3:30 – 4:00 Pulling it All Together

4:00 – 5:00 Dialogue Walk

Given today’s learning, what are you excited about? What are you curious about? What might we do together as a Residency Coalition and Network?

Dinner (on your own) – Westwood is walking distance from the Luskin Conference Center and the UCLA Guesthouse. The town has a variety of restaurants and shops available during the evening: Westwood Dining Directory.

Day 2: October 22 (8:30am – 12:00pm)

7:30 – 8:15 Buffet Breakfast – Plateia restaurant in the Luskin Conference Center

8:30 – 9:00 Dialogue Walk Debrief – Legacy Room

9:00 – 9:50 Teacher Powered Community Schools

  • Karen Hunter Quartz, Director, UCLA Center for Community Schooling

9:50 – 10:00 Reflect and Discuss

10:00 – 11:30 Critical Friend Workshops and Team Time

  • Focus Areas: Partnership Development, Curriculum (re)Design, Resident Learning, Mentor Learning, School Improvement, Economic Considerations

11:30 – 12:00 Closing and Next Steps

12:00 Buffet Lunch  – Plateia restaurant in the Luskin Conference Center

a convening of teacher residency practitioners, scholars, policy experts, and interested colleagues across Southern California

LEARN from one another & experts in teacher residencies
PLAN together for deeper learning and pedagogical transformation
ACTIVATE a policy coalition & regional network

UCLA Campus
Los Angeles, CA
(travel reimbursements available)

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October 21
End:
October 22
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