California Community Schools Institute
Whole Child, Whole School, Whole Community:
Strategies for Organizing Our Resources around Student Success
Two Days of Learning and Sharing for Practitioners and Policymakers
February 26 & 27, 2015
Day 1: Radisson Hotel Los Angeles Midtown at USC
Day 2: Learning Labs at LA locations
Community Schools strategies create an integrated focus on academics, services, supports and opportunities that lead to improved student learning, stronger families, and healthier communities. Using schools as hubs, community school strategies foster intentional collaboration and alignment among school districts; state, county and city government, post-secondary education, community based organizations, non-profits & business.
Day 1 – February 26th 8:30AM to 3:30PM will focus on the nuts and bolts of community schools and building systems to improve conditions for learning, engagement with parents and creating aligned community partnerships. Attendees will participate in multiple breakout sessions with topics that include:
Day 2 – February 27th 9:00AM to 3:00PM will feature learning labs at Los Angeles area schools including focusing on community schools as an operating model for LCFF. Attendees choose one site to visit and meet at 9:00AM.
- Site 1: Linking planning and implementation– Technical assistance for developing district and school plans to achieve equitable student success and strategies to operationalize them. Downey Unified School District ∙ 11627 Brookshire Avenue Downey, CA 90241
- Site 2: Organizing and aligning schools and partners to meet student needs– Creating conditions for learning to address school climate, school based health, extended learning time, and early childhood initiatives. Mendez High School for College and Career Preparation, 1200 Plaza Del Sol, Los Angeles, CA 90033
Community and School Teams are encouraged to attend.
Registration: One day for $55.00, both days for $85.00. Food and materials are included.
Parking at the Radisson is $10.
A special room rate of $149++ is available for out of town attendees. Deadline for reservations is February 11, 2015. Guest may start making reservations with your personal access code “LAEPLA” either online http://www.radisson.com/ or through our central reservation by calling (800) 333-3333
Checks and Purchase Orders are to be made to Los Angeles Education Partnership and faxed to (213) 629-5288 or mailed to LAEP, 1055 W. 7th Street, Suite 200, Los Angeles, CA 90017.
Support for the convening is provided by the Ford Foundation. Technical expertise is provided by the National Center for Community Schools and the Los Angeles Education Partnership.