ECE and EDU Communities of Practice (CoP)

Save-the-date! Leadership Community of Practice (8 October 2021)

Leadership Community of Practice
Friday October 8th, 12:00-1:30 pm

For All Teacher Preparation Stakeholders Wanting to Study the Art of Leadership

To Join the Leadership CoP listserv and get Leadership CoP meeting Zoom links, go to https://forms.gle/SFZY76D722eK9bXX9

 
CA Early Childhood Education CoP - Coffee Chat (10 September 2021)

Hello ECE CoP!
 
We hope you have found rest over the summer and are feeling refreshed and ready for the start of this year.  We want to invite you to our first Coffee Chat on September 10, 2021 at 1:00pm where we will have an open space for faculty to talk about starting up Practicum, what are you doing, brainstorm support and resources with one another.  Come to the space to connect and share!
Community of Practice (CoP) Retreat 2021 (7 July 2021)


Topic: CoP Retreat 2021
Start Time : Jul 7, 2021 08:56 AM

CA Early Childhood Education CoP - Coffee Chat (7 May 2021)

This meeting was held on 7 May2021 from 1-2:30p. This ECE CoP Coffee Chat was focused on Math resources that can be incorporated into coursework.  The panel discussed how they incorporated these resources into Observation, Curriculum and Child Development courses.

If you you would like to be added to the ECE listserv, please contact Rachel Johnson at rajohnson@vcccd.edu.

ECE CoP - "The Future of Mentoring - Part 2" (22 April 2021)

Topic: ECE CoP – Future of Mentoring Part 2
Held on: Apr 22, 2021, from 3-5p Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Thank you for those who were able to come to the last Mentoring Coffee Chat.  We did not record the conversation as it was casual conversation and much was in the breakout rooms.  Below is our save the date for our last Coffee Chat for the school year which is focused on Early Math for Teacher Educators.

We are also including this survey that we took at the Coffee Chat. Please take a few minutes to help us understand how your fall plans are shaping up for Practicum Class. We will share this information with PEACH and CCCECE as we collaborate with our efforts to support IHE’s.

Coffee Chat Survey: https://forms.gle/e44WLq855oY75jov6
Practicum and Observation Class Survey: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdNkq4hmhpcZRN17YrknHqMs8R58iKkObGLCtAgv1lWybj3kA/viewform

ECE CoP - "The Future of Mentoring - Part 1" (25 March 2021)
Video and materials to be loaded soon.
 
This meeting was held on 25 March 2021 from 3-4:30p.
 
During our last meeting, people requested a space to talk about what plans are being put in place to support the mentoring of our students. We have created a meeting for this purpose.  If you have a plan you are working on and would be willing to share it during this meeting, please contact Rachel Johnson at rajohnson@vcccd.edu.
CA Early Childhood Education CoP - Coffee Chat - Zoom Tips & Tricks (5 March 2021)

Materials: ECE-CoP_ZoomTips&Tricks_3.5.2021Chat

This meeting was held on Friday March 5th at 10:00 am to talk about Zoom Tips and Tricks for online teaching.
To be added to the listserv (and receive the Zoom invites) please email Rachel Johnson at rajohnson@vcccd.edu.

 

CA Early Childhood Education CoP - Learning Stories Coffee Chat (29 January 2021)

Materials: ChatNotes_CA-ECE-CoP-LearningStories

Held on Friday, January 29th at 1:00 p.m., to discuss Learning Stories with Rachel Silva from EDUCA.
To be added to the listserv (and receive the Zoom invites) please email Rachel Johnson at rajohnson@vcccd.edu.

ECE CoP - Practicum/Observation Open Forum (6 January 2021)

Materials: Notes from 1_6_21

To be added to the listserv (and receive the Zoom invites) please email Rachel Johnson at rajohnson@vcccd.edu.

ECE CoP - Practicum/Observation Open Forum (18 December 2020)

Below are notes from the meeting, which was not recorded due to the nature of the material being discussed. 
Materials: ECE CoP – Practicum/Observation Open Forum 12.18.2020

To be added to the listserv (and receive the Zoom invites) please email Rachel Johnson at rajohnson@vcccd.edu.

CA Early Childhood Education CoP - Coffee Chat (4 December 2020)
 
Hello CoP!
December 4, 2020 10:00 am – 11:30 am – Celebrating the end of the semester and looking forward to the future 
Below are notes from the Coffee Chat. The meeting was not recorded due to the nature of the meetings.  Attached are also resources shared by La City College discussed in the meeting.
 
CA Early Childhood Education CoP - Coffee Chat (13 November 2020)
Hello CoP!
 
We have looked at the calendar and scheduled Coffee Chats through the end of the year.  Topics were suggested by members of this group.  Attached you will find a flyer for the Coffee Chats scheduled through the end of the year.  Please don’t hesitate to suggest future topics so we can add them to the list.  
 
November 13, 2020 1:00pm – 2:30pm  – Collaboration with our Coursework – We will have small group discussions around our different ECE courses and share tips and strategies for those classes.
CA Early Childhood Education CoP - Coffee Chat (30 October 2020)
CA Early Childhood Education CoP meeting (29 September 2020)

The EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION Community of Practice met on Tuesday September 29th at 10 am.

This meeting focused on ECE CoP advocacy efforts and sharing updates. Time was also used to check in about the fall semester (what is working and what is not working) and brainstorming needs for Spring 2021semester.

Materials: Chat Notes ECE-CoP 28Sept20

Padlet discussion board for faculty to share ideas: https://padlet.com/rajohnson25/ns89hbrqc2sfsdb9

CA Early Childhood Education Practicum CoP meeting (28 August 2020)

We hosted our first meeting of the semester for ECE Practicum CoP at 1p.  Below you will find an abbreviated agenda.  
Agenda:
  • Discussion of incorporating COVID and other current topics into current coursework
  • Touching base of how you are doing in preparation for the semester and needs assessment of resources
  • Update on advocacy efforts; who has been contacted, responses, future efforts
  • Lab school discussion and COVID funding discussion  
  • Share out first week accomplishments and challenges

Materials:  ChatNotes_CA-ECE-PracticumCoPmeeting_28Aug20

CA Early Childhood Education CoP - Coffee Chat (18 August 2020)

Topic of ECE Practicum CoP Coffee Chat: Get to know Google
Materials: Chat notes
CA Early Childhood Education CoP - Coffee Chat (29 July 2020)
CA Early Childhood Education CoP - Coffee Chat (15 July 2020)

CA Early Childhood Education CoP - Action Planning Meeting (26 June 2020)

CA Early Childhood Education CoP - Coffee Chat (10 June 2020)

EDU Community of Practice – Meeting Videos and Materials

The dates and times for the upcoming EDU CoP 1-hour meetings will be as follows:

17 September at 10a
29 October at 12p
3 December at 10a

Save-the-Date -- CA Education CoP Fieldwork meeting (3 December 2021)

EDU Community of Practice
Friday October 29th: 10:00-11:00 am

For All Education (TK-12) Teacher Preparation Stakeholders

To Join the EDU CoP Listserv and get EDU CoP meeting Zoom links go to https://forms.gle/x63Wz44WLUqQhQ829

Save-the-Date -- CA Education CoP Fieldwork meeting (29 October 2021)

EDU Community of Practice
Friday October 29th: 12:00-1:00 pm

For All Education (TK-12) Teacher Preparation Stakeholders

To Join the EDU CoP Listserv and get EDU CoP meeting Zoom links go to https://forms.gle/x63Wz44WLUqQhQ829

Save-the-Date -- Leadership Community of Practice meeting (8 October 2021)

Leadership Community of Practice
Friday October 8th, 12:00-1:30 pm

For All Teacher Preparation Stakeholders Wanting to Study the Art of Leadership

To Join the Leadership CoP listserv and get Leadership CoP meeting Zoom links, go to https://forms.gle/SFZY76D722eK9bXX9

CA Education CoP Fieldwork meeting (17 September 2021)

EDU Community of Practice
Friday September 17th: 10:00-11:00 am

For All Education (TK-12) Teacher Preparation Stakeholders
Materials: ChatBox_EduCoP_7September2021

Community of Practice (CoP) Retreat 2021 (7 July 2021)


Topic: CoP Retreat 2021
Start Time : Jul 7, 2021 08:56 AM

CA Education CoP Fieldwork meeting (12 May 2021)

This meeting was held on 12 May 2021 from 3-4p Pacific time.

Materials: Chat Notes – EDU CoP – May 2021

For more information, or to be added to the listserv, please contact Megan at mkaplinsky@lbcc.edu.

CA Education CoP Fieldwork meeting (14 April 2021)

Materials: Chat Notes – EDU CoP Meeting – 14 April 2021

This meeting was held on 14 April 2021 from 3-4p.
For more information, or to be added to the listserv, please contact Megan at mkaplinsky@lbcc.edu.

CA Education CoP Fieldwork meeting (10 March 2021)

Materials: EDU.FieldworkCoP_Chat-March2021

This meeting was held on 10 March 2021 from 3-4p.
For more information, or to be added to the listserv, please contact Megan at mkaplinsky@lbcc.edu.

CA Education CoP Fieldwork meeting (10 February 2021)

Materials: EDU CoP Chat Notes – 10 February 2021

For more information, or to be added to the listserv, please contact Megan at mkaplinsky@lbcc.edu.

CA Education Fieldwork CoP meeting - Kick-off/Planning meeting for 2021 (12 January 2021)

Materials:  ChatNotes_EDU-CoP_12January21
January 8, 2021 Dr. Ferrer memo
Link to the Master Plan for Early Learning and Care: https://www.chhs.ca.gov/home/master-plan-for-early-learning-and-care/
Link to the Education Canvas Course Virtual Resources 2nd Revision: https://lor.instructure.com/resources/cca8a6a0770a461c826b34af0e4b6dfe?shared

This meeting was held from 11a to 12p, to plan for the upcoming year.  🙂
For more information, or to be added to the listserv, please contact Megan at mkaplinsky@lbcc.edu.

CA Education CoP meeting - Fieldwork Fridays (20 November 2020)

   

CA Education CoP meeting - Fieldwork Fridays (30 October 2020)
CA Education CoP meeting - Fieldwork Fridays (25 September 2020)

At the meeting there will be an update on the EDU Fieldwork Canvas Commons, including the release date of EDU Fieldwork Canvas Commons 2.0. Colleagues have been working on creating a one stop shop for resources for EDU faculty teaching Fieldwork courses. Come check out the latest developments!
Guest Speaker: Kathleen White from City College San Francisco will share about an upcoming FREE resource for current and future teachers, the Teach for the Bay Conference coming up October 5th-9th.
Guest Speaker: Lea Martinez from Rio Hondo College will share about an upcoming FREE resource for current and future teachers, the Teach for LA Conference coming up November 2nd-20th.
At this meeting we will also share upcoming events and have a general check in to see how things are going.

Materials: Chat Notes CA-EDU-CoP Fieldwork Fridays 29Sept20
Powerpoint slides – Fall 2020 Fieldwork Friday #4 Sept. 25, 2020

CA Education CoP - Fieldwork Friday - Meeting (21 Aug 2020)
CA Education CoP - Fieldwork Friday - Meeting w/guest Marquita Grenot-Scheyer (7 Aug 2020)
CCC-TPP Lead Discussion on EDUC Fieldwork classes for the 2020-2021 School Year (31 July 2020)

The California Community College Teacher Preparation Programs (CCCTPP) held a discussion focusing on EDUC Fieldwork classes for the next academic school year 2020-2021 on July 31, 2020 at 10-12pm. This meeting was to continue the ongoing discussion with higher education faculty, administration, and those who support higher education to consider plans for Education courses for fall 2020 to spring 2021. At this meeting, we heard CSU Updates on Fieldwork Requirements as well as School Reopening Plans in the state.  We also covered a new project, the Canvas Commons Project for EDUC Fieldwork Courses.  Attendees were asked to bring resources to share for high quality alternatives to in-person fieldwork to share in breakout sessions. Breakout sessions were arranged by grade level or topic including TK-3, 4-5, 6-8, 9-12 and a group for best practices related to online access and equity, with attendees selecting the breakout room of their choice.

Materials: Chat.notes_CCC-TPPLeadDiscussion-EDUCFieldwork_20-21SY                  EDUC Fieldwork CoP Discussion #3 July 31 – powerpoint

CA Education CoP - Fieldwork Friday - Meeting w/guest Renee Marshall (17 July 2020)

Today kicks off the CA Community Colleges Teacher Preparation Programs Fieldwork Fridays series. 
We will have an update on efforts within the EDU Community of Practice followed by an update on the reopening of TK-12 schools.

Materials: CA Education CoP – Fieldwork Friday – Meeting 1 Chat Notes

CA Education CoP - Fieldwork Meeting (9 July 2020)

This meeting continued the discussion with higher education faculty, administration, and those who support higher education to consider plans for Education courses for fall 2020 to spring 2021. The meeting began with announcements from CSU and a CA Department of Education Stronger Together (TK-12) Reopening Guidelines update. Then, two possible scenarios for education course fieldwork were showcased by two CA Community College teacher preparation programs and share a resource that highlights a spectrum of possible scenarios. The second half of the meeting featured break out sessions for small groups to discuss topics further, with a whole group debrief. 
CA Education CoP - Fieldwork Class Discussion, Part 2 (18 June 2020)

CA Education CoP - Fieldwork Class Discussion, Part 1 (18 June 2020)