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On Saturday, February 6, 2021 we will host the 3rd Annual Powerful Learners Conference as a virtual event, focused on how we can reenergize, reconnect and refresh as educators to keep students feeling safe and supported in this most unusual time. Together, we will build capacity in our schools and community spaces for honoring the unique needs and gifts of our students, setting the stage for them to thrive and break cycles of structural inequity.

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Saturday, February 6 • 1:10pm - 1:55pm
Assessing Your High School’s College-Ready Program

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Participants will define "college-going schools" and the characteristics of a university preparatory school by examining a case study, analyze a four year college-ready course sequence that reflects the philosophy of a university preparatory school, discuss the role school leaders and counselors have in tracking and using data to monitor student progress towards college-readiness, unpack a tool for assessing their school’s college-ready program, and begin the process of program evaluation.

Define college going schools and the characteristics of a university prep school
Create a master schedule that reflects the philosophy of college preparedness
Develop a four year college ready course sequence (AP, IB, college prep electives, math, Advisory/AVID)
Examine case studies to illustrate the characteristics of a university prep school

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Phillip Gedeon

Chief of Schools, Leadership Public Schools
Phillip Gedeon has over 15 years of experience at the district and state level in public and charter school and currently serves as the Chief of Schools for Leadership Public Schools in Oakland, CA. His strengths and expertise include but are not limited to: implementing common core... Read More →
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Lori Rhodes

Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership, Sonoma State University
Dr. Lori Rhodes is currently an Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership at Sonoma State University. A veteran educator with experience as a teacher and administrator, Dr. Rhodes holds her BCLAD in Spanish and has primarily worked with English Learners throughout her career... Read More →

Saturday February 6, 2021 1:10pm - 1:55pm PST

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