Data Literacy & Leadership Academy

DESCRIPTION

CCEE will be launching a Data Literacy & Leadership Academy in Fall 2024. In partnership with the San Diego County Office of Education, CCEE is developing two courses tailored to:

  1. Data analysts who are new to K-12 education or new to K-12 data
  2. Emerging data leaders looking to drive instructional change

This informational webinar provides additional information on the Data Academy, its courses, and next steps for those who are interested.

PRESENTERS

California Collaborative for Educational Excellence

San Diego County Office of Education

SESSION MATERIALS

ARCHIVED VIDEO

RESOURCES

Open Door: Energy and Grid Resilience: Mitigating Risk through Climate Adaptation

DESCRIPTION

This enlightening session featured innovative leaders from Yolo County Office of Education, Santa Barbara Unified School District, and Modesto City Schools. These forward-thinking districts shared their pioneering climate adaptation strategies that enhance resilience and drive significant cost savings.

Yolo County Office of Education (YCOE)
YCOE is spearheading the construction of a microgrid designed to protect their critical facilities. This project leverages Investment Tax Credits from the federal Inflation Reduction Act, showcasing a model for financial and environmental sustainability.

Santa Barbara Unified School District (SBUSD)
SBUSD has successfully installed a microgrid that is projected to save $14 million over the next 20 years. Their approach demonstrates the long-term financial benefits and enhanced reliability that come with advanced energy solutions.

Modesto City Schools (MCS)
MCS is transforming their facilities with solar carports, EV chargers, and electric school buses. This transition is expected to make their schools energy resilient and attract $17 million in state and federal funding, setting a benchmark for sustainable infrastructure investments.

Key Takeaways

  1. Innovative Projects: Insights into the microgrid projects and sustainable initiatives of YCOE, SBUSD, and MCS.
  2. Financial Strategies: How these districts are leveraging federal and state incentives to fund their projects.
  3. Resilience Building: Practical steps to enhance the resilience of educational facilities through climate adaptation.
  4. Cost Savings: Strategies to achieve substantial cost savings while transitioning to sustainable energy solutions.


We invite you to explore the resources and archived video from this session to gain valuable knowledge and inspiration for integrating climate adaptation into your strategic planning.

PRESENTERS

Matthew Juchniewicz, Director of Operations Services, Yolo COE

Veronica Coronado, Associate Superintendent, Yolo COE

Desmond Ho, Operations and Sustainability Coordinator, Santa Barbara USD

Gilbert Blue Feather Rosas, Director of Sustainability and Adaptation, Modesto City Schools

SESSION MATERIALSComing soon!

ARCHIVED VIDEOComing soon!

RESOURCESComing soon!

Open Door Session: Empowering Math Education: Strategies and Resources for Success

DESCRIPTION

In response to California’s new Mathematics Framework, the Rural Math Collaborative (RMC) has taken significant strides in redefining mathematics education in small, rural settings. Led by Lake County and Butte County, and in partnership with the California Collaborative for Educational Excellence (CCEE), the RMC encompasses a dynamic network of twenty counties dedicated to elevating math instruction and achievement.

Session Highlights:
Dynamic Instructional Strategies: Discover how the RMC leadership team is accelerating math learning through targeted instructional coaching, intervention, and Lesson Study approaches.
Support for Rural LEAs: Learn about the collaboration among member counties to enhance educational outcomes in rural schools.
New Asynchronous Course: Get an introduction to a new, free statewide course developed by the California Mathematics Project (CMP), designed to deepen educators’ understanding of the new Mathematics Framework.

If you couldn’t join us live, we’ve got you covered. Below, you can access the slides and archived video from the session. This is your opportunity to gain valuable insights into effective strategies for improving mathematics instruction in rural areas.

PRESENTERS

Kim Ferguson – RMC Lead Coordinator, Lake County Office of Education

Rebecca Walker – Deputy Superintendent, Lake County Office of Education

Aaron Carter – SR. Director of Teaching & Learning, Lake County Office of Education

Dr. Brian Lindaman – Professor of Math Education & Co-Director of the Chico Math Project, CSU Chico

Michelle Sanchez – Senior Director of Special Projects, Butte County Office of Education

SESSION MATERIALS

ARCHIVED VIDEO

RESOURCES

Learning Acceleration System Grant Website

Rural Math Collaborative Landing Page

RMC Number Sense Module Overview

Number Sense Module Part 1: Grades TK-2

Open Door Session: Strengthening Coherence Across Initiatives: A Whole-Child Lens

DESCRIPTION

This captivating session featured the launch of The Center for Whole-Child Education’s insightful report, “Strengthening Coherence Across Initiatives: A Whole-Child Lens.” This groundbreaking study examines the intricacies of California’s educational framework, highlighting the integration of the “whole-child” approach within various educational initiatives. If you missed the live event, don’t worry! We have made the slides and archived video available below for your convenience.

Key Highlights of the Report
Exploration of “Whole-Child” Education: Dive deep into this transformative educational philosophy and discover how it’s reshaping California’s educational landscape.
Cultivation of Coherence: Learn about the integration of multiple initiatives aimed at fostering the holistic development of students.
Best Practices: Gain insights from districts that are leading the way in successfully implementing “whole-child” practices.
Taking Action: Find out actionable strategies and tips that can help promote coherence in your own educational settings.

Explore the detailed discussion and expert insights shared during the presentation by accessing the materials below:

PRESENTERS

Katie Brackenridge – Whole-Child Consultant, Glen Price Group

Danny Hernandez – Principal, Ethel Phillips Elementary School

SESSION MATERIALS

ARCHIVED VIDEO

RESOURCES

The Power of Data Partnerships: District data sharing through the Local Assessment Project

DESCRIPTION

In this Open Door session, the San Bernardino County Office of Education (SBCSS) dives into their journey as they tackle the critical challenge of improving student progress tracking in reading and math. Discover how they identified the gaps in their local assessment data and how they initiated the Local Assessment Project to fill this void.

In this session, you will:
– Gain valuable insights into the practical steps taken to create a secure portal providing focused, interactive reports, offering a comprehensive view of student status and growth at various levels – county, region, district, and school.
– Learn firsthand about the strategic collaboration with assessment vendors, resulting in streamlined and user-friendly detailed reports tailored for district use.
– Explore the development of a robust infrastructure capable of collecting, processing, and storing multi-year assessment data from diverse vendors, ensuring accessibility and reliability.
– Hear about SBCSS’ plans for a roadmap, designed to empower other County Offices of Education to replicate this impactful project in their own communities.

PRESENTERS

John Massie – Program Manager

Krystal Ramirez – Data Analyst

SESSION MATERIALS

ARCHIVED VIDEO

RESOURCES

Balanced Assessment Systems in Action: Fostering Formative Assessment Practices With Mathematical Learning Progressions

DESCRIPTION

This session focuses on the core concepts of Balanced Assessment Systems, particularly formative assessments, and its application in the core content area of mathematics. Rincon Valley Union School District (RVUSD), a district located in Sonoma County, shares their learning journey in fostering formative assessment practices by leveraging the mathematical learning progressions from the Ongoing Assessment Project (OGAP). RVUSD leaders will also share the role of progress monitoring tools such as teacher and student surveys as well as classroom walk-throughs in the implementation of Balanced Assessment Systems. Participants will have time to explore one visual learning progression and opportunities to discuss how to utilize within their context towards more inclusive mathematical instruction.

This session includes a 45-minute presentation and 15 minute open Q&A. Participants will also have an opportunity to sign up for a follow-up Special Interest Group session.

PRESENTERS

Hilary Kjaer – Director of Teaching & Learning

Tasha Lopez – Teacher on Special Assignment

SESSION MATERIALS

ARCHIVED VIDEO

RESOURCES

Navigating California’s Updated Education Code for ELO-P TK/K Programming

Summary:

As an Expanded Learning Opportunities Program (ELO-P) provider serving Transitional Kindergarten and Kindergarten (TK/K) students in California, it is crucial to stay informed about the latest health, safety, and licensing requirements. We have created a suite of invaluable resources to help you navigate the updated Education Code and ensure compliance while delivering high-quality programming for early learners.

Key Resources:

  • Comprehensive 4-Minute Video: Our in-depth video provides a clear overview of the essential health, safety, and licensing requirements for ELO-P TK/K programming. In just four minutes, you’ll gain a solid understanding of the updated Education Codes, empowering you to serve your young learners effectively and legally.
  • Concise 2-Minute Follow-Up: To further clarify the critical regulatory changes, we’ve created a succinct 2-minute video that drills down on the must-know updates to California’s Education Code. This brief yet informative resource will help you stay fully compliant while focusing on delivering exceptional programming.
  • Engaging Infographic: We understand that visual aids can be powerful tools for learning and retention. That’s why we’ve developed an eye-catching infographic that showcases the key health, safety, and licensing requirements in an easy-to-digest format. This informational poster is perfect for displaying in your facility, serving as a quick reference for staff and stakeholders.

Conclusion:

By leveraging these carefully crafted resources, ELO-P providers and partners across California can confidently serve TK/K students while adhering to the latest legal requirements. We encourage you to integrate these video explainers and visual aids into your staff training and program planning processes. Together, we can deliver visionary ELO-P that unlocks the potential of every young mind and sets the stage for a bright future.

Call to Action:

Take the first step in enhancing your ELO-P TK/K programming by accessing these invaluable resources today. Watch the videos, display the infographic, and empower your team to navigate California’s updated Education Code with confidence. Our littlest learners’ futures start here!

If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Chris Hartley at [email protected].

Increasing Intervention Efficacy Using Data Dashboards

DESCRIPTION

A data dashboard can be a powerful tool when considering how to track the effectiveness of program implementation and efficacy. There are a myriad of factors to consider when deciding what dashboarding can provide your LEA. In this session, San Ramon Valley Unified School District will share how to link data dashboarding with progress monitoring to increase intervention efficacy. Ultimately, LEAs will learn how to use a data dashboard to evaluate which interventions have the highest impact to help ensure students make gains when additional supports are identified.

This session includes a 45-minute presentation and 15 minute open Q&A. Participants will also have an opportunity to sign up for a follow-up Special Interest Group session.

PRESENTERS

Kit Bragg – Director of Assessment Research & Evaluation

Ramaa Ravi – Educational Services Technical Analyst

SESSION MATERIALS

ARCHIVED VIDEO