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    Good Afternoon After School Partners,

    We hope you had a wonderful break and are getting ready to hit the ground running on Monday!

    Below are some professional development opportunities that might interest you:

    Social Emotional Learning

    What: Simple and Profound Social and Emotional Learning Practices for K-12 Learning Communities

    When: January 26, 2018 – 9:00 am-4:00 pm

    Where: The Silicon Valley Community Center, San Mateo, CA

    Learn about incorporating SEL into educational practices, how to motivate children to learn and apply SEL skills to their daily lives, and how to strengthen the classroom with intention and focus. Participants will receive a packet of resources, lesson plans, and research; and breakfast, lunch and refreshments throughout the day.

    For more information and a copy of the schedule click on the link to the flyer:

    IFSEL Packard Flyer

    Questions can be directed to admin@instituteforsel.net and you can register at http://www.instituteforsel.net/

    2nd Annaul Middle & High School Summit<i></i>

    Are you looking for new strategies to incorporate youth voice and leadership into your programs? Region 4 Expanded Learning Programs is hosting the 2nd Annual Middle & High School Summit on Friday, January 26th at the San Leandro Marina Community Center. The workshop sessions will emphasize how to provide and support intentional opportunities for youth to play a meaningful role in program design and implementation as they assume authentic leadership roles.

    Featured Keynote: Dr. Joseph E. Marshall, Jr.

    Dr. Joseph E. Marshall, Jr. is an author, lecturer, radio talk show host, and community activist. He is the founder of Alive & Free, an international violence prevention organization headquartered in San Francisco, the creator of the Alive & Free Movement and president of the Alive & Free Consortium, an organization dedicated to eliminating violence worldwide. He is also the host of the violence prevention radio talk show Street Soldiers on 106.1 KMEL/ iHeart Radio. Founded in 1987 as Omega Boys Club, Alive & Free has transformed the lives of thousands young people and produced 225 college graduates, all supported by the organization’s scholarship fund. Another 40 members are currently enrolled in college, and over 60 have gone on to earn graduate degrees.<i></i>

    The exciting workshop line-up includes:

    Share Your Learning: Small Steps to Epic Exhibition & Curation of Student Work

    Youth Voice 101: Incorporating Older Youth Voices in Program Activities (beginning practitioners)

    Youth Voice 201: Youth Voice in Action! (intermediate practitioners)

    Financial Access for Teens

    Youth Panel

    Plus more!

    Who should come:

    Frontline staff, site coordinators, and supervisors, although everyone in expanded learning programs is invited.

    Promo Code:

    Are you or your team planning to pay with a PO or check?

    If yes, please contact Freddie Hendrix  prior to registering for a promo code.

    Important Dates/Cost:

    General Registration: $50.00 | 12/2/17 – 1/19/18

    Register here.


    If you have any questions, please contact Tiina Rosselle.


    Program Managers Meeting

    When: Tuesday, January 9, 2018, 10am-12pm

    Where: St. Mary’s Cathedral, 1111 Gough Street

    *Documents and agenda for the meeting can be found by clicking onto the Calendar link here.

    Have a nice weekend!


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