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Nuts & Bolts Webinar: Family Engagement: Enhance, Unify, and Amplify

For: Community Based Organization, Educational Policy Maker, Higher Education Faculty, PK-12 Teacher, Teacher Candidate

The National Association for Family, School, and Community Engagement shared their highly anticipated Family Engagement Core Competencies. Based on over 3 years of research, these competencies bring together the knowledge, skills, and dispositions that family facing professionals can utilize.

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Nuts & Bolts Webinar: Cultural Reciprocity: Leaning Forward, Not Bending Over Backwards

For: Community Based Organization, Educational Policy Maker, Higher Education Administrator, Higher Education Faculty, PK-12 Administrator, PK-12 Teacher, Teacher Candidate

Cultural reciprocity is an approach that goes beyond the concept of cultural competence. By seeking to learn about the beliefs of family members and reciprocally explaining professional assumptions and beliefs, mutual respect can be established. This process results in genuine collaboration.

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Nuts & Bolts Webinar: Community Learning Exchange: The Alchemy of Building the Nuts and Bolts of Engagement

For: Community Based Organization, Educational Policy Maker, Higher Education Administrator, Higher Education Faculty, PK-12 Administrator, PK-12 Teacher, Teacher Candidate

This plática/conversation is grounded in assets-based development and will highlight the values, tools, and processes for transforming communities from within. This webinar uses a dynamic-critical pedagogy to disrupt the status quo and mobilize a sustainable, pedagogy, inquiry, and change process.

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Nuts & Bolts Webinar: Looking Back, Looking Around, Looking Forward: The Ecosystem Approach to Education

For: Community Based Organization, Higher Education Faculty, PK-12 Administrator, PK-12 Teacher, Teacher Candidate

This engages a panel of three extraordinary educational leaders: Dr. Ira Murray, Mr. Jermar Rountree, and Mr. Kurt Russell who discuss history of schools, the current landscape, and the future of classrooms. They also highlight an ecosystem approach focusing on communities.

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Promotora Project Book List

For: Community Based Organization, Higher Education Faculty, PK-12 Administrator, PK-12 Teacher, Teacher Candidate

The Promotora Project is a family engagement project that seeks to empower a group of Teacher Candidates and community liaisons, or what we call Early Literacy Promotoras, to support the early literacy development of Spanish speaking children. The following is a list of books that each team used.

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Vacancy Data Tool for EPPs and Partner Districts

For: Educational Policy Maker, Higher Education Administrator, Higher Education Faculty, PK-12 Administrator

The vacancy data tool (excel workbook) is designed for EPPS and their District Partners to look at three years of data. EPP and district data are entered directly into the workbook which automatically generates visualizations that highlight gaps and surpluses in selected concentration areas.

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BranchED seeks to support individual educator preparation programs (EPPs) and the field at large in reimagining and redefining “quality” preparation programs such that attention to issues of diversity and equity are explicit, embedded, and inextricably linked to high-quality performance.

The Resource Portal was created to support our community by providing resources such as instructional materials, online modules, podcasts, practice-based learning opportunities, research briefs, teaching video library, tool/toolkit, and webinars.

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