Throughout the year, Ed Trust—West staffers are in the field — working with educators to identify best practices that help all students excel, collaborating with advocates to advance state and local reforms geared toward closing achievement and opportunity gaps, and advising lawmakers on Capitol Hill of the most promising strategies in education, pre-K through college.
We also speak at conferences and other convenings to share our work and the results of all of these efforts in the field. Below, you’ll find PowerPoint slides and other digital copies of the presentations we’ve given over time. (The most recent ones appear first.)
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Why your child needs to prepare for college and a career, how to tell if your child’s school has college-ready academic standards, the special hurdles facing Hispanic students, and how parents can be effective advocates for their children.
Kadidia ThieroNational PTA 4th Emerging Minority Leaders Conference: No Leader Left Behind, Atlanta
School accountability systems have the potential to be a powerful tool to help close the long-standing gaps in achievement that separate low-income students and students of color from their peers. Making Sure All Children Matter breaks down how accountability systems can do this.
Dr. Linda Murray, Dr. Tami Pearson & Phyllis HartSan Marcos Unified School DistrictSan Marcos, CAJune 29, 2009
Dr. Linda Murray, Dr. Tami Pearson & Phyllis HartKonawaena High SchoolSan Marcos, CAJune 29, 2009
Dr. Tami Pearson & Phyllis Hart
Linda MurrayFoundation for a College EducationPalo Alto, CA
Dr. Tami Pearson, Sheilagh Polk, Phyllis Hart, Gabriel Craft, Elizabeth MejiaPadres Unidos Parent MeetingMontebello, CA
Dr. Tami Pearson & Gabriel CraftKona, HI Presented: January 22, 2009
Tami PearsonWestchester Transition TeamWestchester, CA
Dr. Linda Murray & Dr. Tami PearsonPresentation to Superintendents in San Diego CountySan Diego, CA
Russlynn AliCalifornia City Schools Superintendent's MeetingSan Francisco, CA
Russlynn AliSilicon Valley Community FoundationMountain View, CA
Dr. Tami Pearson & Phyllis HartClaremont Graduate UniversityClaremont, CA
Closing Achievement and Opportunity Gaps in California: 12 Steps for Reform at the State and Local Levels
Russlynn AliHispanic PhilanthropySan Francisco, CA Published: February 7, 2008