Adolescent Learning Symposium:
“Building Understanding & Connections for Adolescent Learning”
Monday, September 21, 2015
Here are a few details for the day:
Location: The California Endowment Conference Center, 1000 Alameda Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90012. We will be meeting in the Yosemite Hall.
Parking: There is a large “free” parking lot behind the Conference Center.
Public Transportation: The Conference Center is walking distance from Union Station. The Metro Red & Gold Lines and the Metrolink all have stops there. The B and D Dash buses are also an option.
Registration: 8:30 am
Program Starts: 9:15 am
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- As a statewide equity strategy, use adolescent learning research, practice and advocacy to change how adults work together to support them.
- Bring together and assist educators, policy makers, funders plus others in the community who support adolescent development (i.e.- youth development providers, health-focused organizations, and city & state partners) to experience a deeper understanding of adolescent learning, shared best practices, and policies for both school day and expanded learning time.
- Develop solutions that build essential conditions for effective adolescent learning across learning settings and models.
- Identify and commit to actions that we can make to advance the field of adolescent learning and development.
Michael Funk, Director, California Dept. of Education, After School Division
Robert Sherman, Independent Consultant, former Initiative Director, Social and Emotional Learning, NoVo Foundation
Jose Navarro, Principal of Social Justice Humanitas Academy, San Fernando, CA
Father Gregory Boyle, Founder and Director of Homeboy Industries and former pastor of Dolores Mission Church
Jonathan Raymond, President, Stuart Foundation
Sophie Fanelli, Director of Education, Stuart Foundation
Jorge Ruiz de Velasco, Associate Director, Gardner Center for Youth and their Communities, Stanford University
John Rogers, Professor in UCLA’s Graduate School of Education and Information Studies and the Director of UCLA’s Institute for Democracy, Education and Access (IDEA)
Sanjiv Rao, Program Officer, Ford Foundation
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