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December 2015
$110

How Kids Learn V – Bay Area

December 10, 2015
David Brower Center, 2150 Allston Way
Berkeley, CA 94704 United States
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How Kids Learn V Conference - Berkeley Preparing Youth for Work and Career Success Thursday, December 10, 2015 – 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM The David Brower Center in Berkeley REGISTRATION FEE $110 per person, general admission * $80 per person for Direct service youth organizations. Click "Enter Promotional Code" and enter the code "DIRECT" when registering. Powered by Eventbrite

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$10 - $22

Speakers Forum on Expanded Learning with Jenny Nagaoka

December 11, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
East Bay Community Foundation – De Domenico Building, 200 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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TOPIC: Wallace Report on Foundations for Young Adult Success SPEAKER: Jenny Nagaoka, Deputy Director of UChicago’s Consortium on Chicago School Research, and lead author of Foundations for Young Adult Success. As interest grows in how children’s attitudes, skills and character contribute to their long-term success, the University of Chicago’s Consortium on Chicago School Research (CCSR) has recently synthesized what is known about these so-called “noncognitive” and cognitive factors—how children develop them, how they interact, at what developmental stages and in…

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January 2016
$110

How Kids Learn V – Los Angeles

January 21, 2016
The California Endowment, 1000 N Alameda St
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
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How Kids Learn V Conference - Los Angeles Preparing Youth for Work and Career Success Thursday, January 21, 2016 - 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM Center for Healthy Communities at The California Endowment REGISTRATION FEE $110 per person, general admission * $80 per person for Direct service youth organizations. Click "Enter Promotional Code" and enter the code "DIRECT" when registering. Powered by Eventbrite

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March 2016
$27.37

Speakers Forum: Promoting Growth Mindsets in Youth Programs with Jacquie Beaubien

March 7, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
The California Endowment, 1000 N Alameda St
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
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There has been a great deal of buzz about growth mindsets and its impact on learning and development. In her work with PERTS, Jacquie partners with educators and districts to create professional development materials for implementing learning mindsets in schools and classrooms across the country. Her passion is disseminating evidence-based mindset practices and expanding opportunities for educators and researchers to learn from each other.

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$22.00

Speakers Forum: Promoting Growth Mindsets in Youth Programs with Eduardo Briceño

March 16, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 12:45 pm
East Bay Community Foundation, Plaza A, 323 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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There has been a great deal of buzz about growth mindsets and its impact on learning and development. Eduardo Briceño, CEO of Mindset Works, will discuss the mindset research and its practical application with a focus on youth programs. Eduardo co-founded Mindset Works with Carol Dweck, Lisa Blackwell and other mindsetters to help adult leaders strengthen their practices that instill growth mindset beliefs and ensure that young people take ownership of their own learning.

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May 2016

Speaker’s Forum with Charles Smith – Oakland, CA

May 6, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Nile Hall at Preservation Park, 668 13th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Charles Smith is Founder and Executive Director, David P. Weikart Center for Youth Program Quality and Senior Vice President, Forum for Youth Investment. TOPIC: Social Emotional Skills - Research Measurement and Best Practices When: Friday, May 6, 2016, 9:30am - 1:00pm Where: Nile Hall at Preservation Park, 668 13th Street, Oakland, CA 94612 (510) 874-7580 Cost: $24.20 (includes lunch and ticketing fees) Register Here

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$24.20

Speaker’s Forum with Charles Smith – Los Angeles, CA

May 10, 2016 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Beyond the Bell/LAUSD, 611 Jackson Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
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Charles Smith is Founder and Executive Director, David P. Weikart Center for Youth Program Quality and Senior Vice President, Forum for Youth Investment. TOPIC: Social Emotional Skills - Research Measurement and Best Practices When: Tuesday, May 10, 2016, 8:30am - 12:00pm Where: Beyond the Bell/LAUSD, 611 Jackson Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012 Cost: $24.20 (includes lunch and ticketing fees) Register Here

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August 2016

Speakers Forum: Expanded Learning Programs and Teacher Preparation: How Afterschool and Summer Programs Are Producing Tomorrow’s Teachers!

August 13, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 12:30 pm
Save Mart Center at Fresno State, 2650 E Shaw Ave.
Fresno, CA 93710 United States
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PLENARY KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dewitt Jones (Photographer, Author, and Public Speaker) at 8:30am TOPIC: Expanded Learning Programs and Teacher Preparation: How Afterschool and Summer Programs Are Producing Tomorrow's Teachers! In the Central Valley and across the country, we are asking the questions of 1) how can we attract and retain more classroom teachers for our schools and 2) how can we support them with pre-teaching experiences that will better prepare them to engage their young learners? We believe that the expanded…

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$24.20

Speakers Forum: Saving the World, One Girl At a Time

August 25, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
The California Endowment – Oakland Conference Center, 1111 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94607 United States
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TOPIC: Saving the World, One Girl At a Time SPEAKER: Lynn Johnson, Co-Founder/CEO, Spotlight:Girls In response to the vast amounts of violence all over the globe, Archbishop Desmond Tutu says, "we need a revolution led by women." Not only is investing in girls and women the answer to fighting poverty, it is also the main strategy to healing our compassion-deprived communities. When girls and women are celebrated and activated, they become the mothers, the makers, the teachers, and the healers…

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September 2016
$16.82

Speakers Forum: How Race and Class Influence Student Learning Outcomes and Development

September 13, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Inner-City Arts, 720 Kohler Street
Los Angeles, CA 90021 United States
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Pedro Noguera presents at the Speaker's Forum - How Race and Class Influence Student Learning Outcomes and Development: Implications For Practice In Afterschool Programs TOPIC: How Race and Class Influence Student Learning Outcomes and Development: Implications For Practice In Afterschool Programs KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dr. Pedro Noguera, Distinguished Professor of Education at the Graduate School of Education and Information Sciences and Director, Center for the Study of School Transformation at UCLA. OTHER GUESTS: Superintendent Michelle King (LAUSD).…

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