Ed Trust—West’s Education Equity Forum 2017: Ensuring College & Career Readiness for Students of Color & Low-Income Students
Welcome Reception: Thursday, Sep 14, 2017 5:30pm
Ed Equity Forum
Start Time: Sep 15, 2017 8:00am
End Time: Sep 15, 2017 4:00pm
What is Ed Trust—West’s
Education Equity Forum 2017?
Ed Trust–West’s Education Equity Forum will provide a dedicated space for participants to connect, converse, and collaborate with equity-focused educators from across the state of California. The forum will focus on College & Career Readiness efforts and feature innovative practices to advance educational equity for students of color and low-income students. School and district teams are encouraged to attend together to maximize the Forum’s interactive, capacity-building sessions and networking opportunities.
Featured speakers at the Education Equity Forum who are at the forefront of equitable educational change, will include:
Closing Keynote by Dr. John B. King Jr.
Keynote Panel: Strengthening the Pipeline for Young Men of Color
A-G for All: Superintendents’ Strategies to Increase College Eligibility and Access for Underrepresented Students
California Equity Leadership Alliance (CELA) Town Hall
Additional Featured Panelists & Speakers
Dr. Sid Salazar
Superintendent of Alvord USD
Dr. Patrick Sweeney
Superintendent of Napa Valley USD
Dr. Alfonso Jimenez
Assistant Superintendent K-12 Teaching & Learning, Santa Ana USD
The Education Equity Forum will provide educators and administrators with strategic ways to actively address disparities in opportunities and outcomes for California’s P-12 students. The Forum will include opportunities to hear from and interact with renowned education leaders from across the state and nation, including breakout sessions on how to support English learners, students of color, and low-income students. Breakout sessions will include pertinent topics such as: preparing all students for college and careers using A-G for All, leveraging science & math for English learner equity, and discussing equity initiatives in a town hall format with statewide education leaders from CASBO, ACSA, CSBA and the California State PTA.