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Connecting with Latinx Students and Families

Workshop Details

Date(s): January 22, 2021
Time: 9:30-11:30AM
Place: Virtual meeting Zoom platform
Presenter: Dr. Karen Perez Da Silva
Audience: Principals and ELL Support Staff
Capacity: 120 participants
Fees: No fee
Goals:
  • District Teams will be able to identify areas of focus for their schools and districts specific to their context of their Latina/o/x students and families.
  • District Teams will leave the training with a draft support plan for how to meet the needs of their Latina/o/x students and families
Description: During this workshop, Dr. Pérez will meet with area principals and key district support staff to share strategies and understanding for supporting Latino/a/x students and families and to support principals in developing a plan for actionable steps for their schools. There will be time during the webinar to listen to student and/or parent- voice and to identify possible system barriers and solutions for addressing the needs of Latina/o/x students and families.
Lunch: No lunch will be provided.
Prerequisites: None
Notes: Asynchronous Activity:
Review/reflect on key questions prior to the training. We ask that each principal fills out the Qualtrics survey before January 11, 2021. https://lesd.link/LatinX_Connections

During our time together we will use a portion of the Johns Hopkins University eSchool Initiative: How K-12 Schools Should Prepare for Reopening During the 2020-21 Academy Year: An Equity Checklist.

NOTE: Teams must include principals and key district staff that support Latina/o/x students and families K-12 (program coordinators/administrators, data coordinators, bi-lingual IAs, etc.).
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