The Los Angeles regional TPP community college partners are collaborating on a virtual conference for November 2020.

Interested in becoming a teacher or in careers in the schools? Already a teacher and need some inspiration?

Are you a professional that wants to learn more about programs in your region?

Join the Teach Los Angeles Regional Collaborative (Teach LA) & Partners in our 2nd FREE virtual workshop series.

Teach for LA – November 2-20, 2020

To view the full conference program and register for a workshop, go to

Virtual Workshop Series Program:  Flipbook

If you cannot access the virtual flipbook, please click here for the Excel format of the event registration program.

Enroll in the workshops that you are interested in and join a community of educators and future educators in learning about

  • teaching pathways and careers,
  • STEM and CTE education,
  • strategies for distance learning,
  • science curriculum,
  • social and racial justice strategies in the classroom,
  • addressing the needs of K-12 and ECE students,
  • earning a credential,
  • local pathways and resources,
  • SPED strategies,
  • student journeys and more!

This conference is appropriate for

  • current teachers and paraprofessionals,
  • future teachers,
  • college and high school students,
  • and professionals interested in learning more about teacher prep programs!

Organized by Teach LA and hosted independently by each community college and partner that hosts them, this regional effort provides an opportunity to meet over 17 higher education partners and faculty in the Los Angeles Region sharing resources!

Workshops are offered throughout the day, and some are repeated.  Each workshop has its registration link in the program. Only registered participants will receive a ZOOM link to the session. Please contact the workshop coordinator of the session you wish to attend if you do not receive your link 2-3 days before the workshop.

JOIN US DURING THE GENERAL SESSIONS!

  • A special Keynote is offered on Friday, November 6 at 10 am with Roy Juarez, Jr, Founder, IMPACTtruth, Inc, and Author of Homeless by Choice: A Memoir of Love, Hate, and Forgiveness.
  • Everyone is invited to the Virtual Networking/Transfer Fair, Friday, November 20, 2020, 11 am -12:30 pm. This session is intended to provide all our attendees a virtual open space to network, gather, and share. It will host a student panel and breakout sessions where attendees can meet one on one with education and CSU representatives in Los Angeles and Orange County for an informal Q&A about their programs, admission & transfer requirements and, more. This culminating event will end with a Giveaway drawing. You must be present during the raffle and live in California to win a prize.

Inspired? See you there!!! Questions? Contact: teachlarc@gmail.com 

Please check back on this page, or on the
TEACH Los Angeles Regional Collaborative website (https://www.teachlarc.org/)
for more materials and videos from the individual sessions.

Virtual Workshop Series – Session Videos and Materials

Sessions arranged in order of occurrence.

Faculty Interviewing Success: Tips for Community College Faculty Positions (2 Nov 20, 8-9:30a)

This workshop is part of the Teach for LA Virtual Workshop Series organized by the TEACH LA Regional Consortium. The program for all sessions can be found here: https://www.teachlarc.org/virtual-workshop/ 

Sponsored by: El Camino College
Presenter: Renee Marshall, Education Consultant
Target Audience: Future teachers/students, Current K-12 teachers, Current Community College/University Instructors, Community College/CTE, Future Faculty
Description: This workshop will cover tips and strategies for those interested in interviewing for faculty positions.

Chat Notes:  MeetingChat_FacultyInterviewingSuccess
Powerpoint: Teach for LA-PPT Slide Faculty Interviewing

Careers Working with Children and Youth in Expanded Learning (2 Nov 20, 10-11:30a)

This workshop is part of the Teach for LA Virtual Workshop Series organized by the TEACH LA Regional Consortium. The program for all sessions can be found here: https://www.teachlarc.org/virtual-workshop/

Sponsored by: Foundation for California Community Colleges

Presenter: Aleah Rosario

Target Audience: Future teachers/students, Current Community College/University Instructors, Education stakeholders, TK-5, Grades 6-12

Description: Learn about year-round career opportunities for aspiring educators in Expanded Learning programs! Expanded Learning programs (before and after school, summer, and intersession programs) allow future teachers and educators to gain hands-on, engaging, student-centered experiences that prepares them for work in education and youth development.

Teaching and Collaborating in Teams for All Learners (2 Nov 20, 10-11:30a)

This workshop is part of the Teach for LA Virtual Workshop Series organized by the TEACH LA Regional Consortium. The program for all sessions can be found here: https://www.teachlarc.org/virtual-workshop/

Sponsored by: Microsoft

Presenters:
D’Andre Browning – Training Manager
Andrea Jaco – Training specialist
Jasmine Thanglung – Education Expert

Target Audience: Future teachers/students, Current K-12 teachers, Current Community College/University Instructors, Education stakeholders, TK-5, Grades 6-12, Special Ed, Community College/CTE

Description: Learn more about Microsoft Teams for education, a digital hub that brings the conversations, contents, and apps that educational institutions are already using as part of Office 365 together in one place. Microsoft Teams allows you to create collaborative classrooms, connect in professional learning communities, and communicate with school staff all from a single experience in Office 365 for Education. We will be exploring the different unique tools in Teams and include accessibility features within the Office 365 platform to help all learns achieve more.

Blended Programs At Cal State LA (2 Nov 20, 12-1p)

This workshop is part of the Teach for LA Virtual Workshop Series organized by the TEACH LA Regional Consortium. The program for all sessions can be found here: https://www.teachlarc.org/virtual-workshop/

Sponsored by: CCOE / Cal State LA
Presenter: Ana Zambrano
Target Audience: Future teachers/students, Special Ed
Description: Program options with blended program at Cal State LA

Powerpoint: 2020-TPP UG Student Info Session Abt Credentialing

Strategies for Successful Distance Learning (2 Nov 20, 6-7p)

This workshop is part of the Teach for LA Virtual Workshop Series organized by the TEACH LA Regional Consortium. The program for all sessions can be found here: https://www.teachlarc.org/virtual-workshop/

Sponsored by: El Camino College

Presenter: Renee Marshall, Education Consultant

Target Audience: Future teachers/students, Current K-12 teachers, ECE, TK-5, Grades 6-12, Special Ed

Description: This workshop addresses concrete strategies for successful distance learning, with a focus on:
• Setting up an optimal distance learning environment
• Strategies for student success
• Tips for balancing new challenges related to distance learning

Tools for working with children with Autism in ECE settings (4 Nov 20, 10-11a)

This workshop is part of the Teach for LA Virtual Workshop Series organized by the TEACH LA Regional Consortium. The program for all sessions can be found here: https://www.teachlarc.org/virtual-workshop/

Sponsored by: Santa Monica College

Presenter: Emily Elam,M.S., Early Interventionist, Full Time Faculty Early Childhood Education

Facilitator: Sharlene Joachim, MS, Workshop

Target Audience: Future teachers/students, ECE, Special Ed

Description: The CDC reports that 1 in 54 children are diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. This rate tells us that it is not a matter of if, but when you will work with a child with Autism. Having tools for working with children with Autism is very important when you are in the early childhood education field. This workshop explores various tools that can be implemented to assist both teachers and students in the classroom. In addition, the workshop will explore the causes of certain behavior and what might be typical in the behaviors of children with Autism.

Build a Better Future: Becoming an Elementary School/Special Education Teacher (4 Nov 20, 11a-12p)

This workshop is part of the Teach for LA Virtual Workshop Series organized by the TEACH LA Regional Consortium. The program for all sessions can be found here: https://www.teachlarc.org/virtual-workshop/

Sponsored by: California State University, Long Beach

Presenter: Wendy Muzien

Target Audience: Future teachers/students, Current K-12 teachers

Description: Join us! Learn about the Liberal Studies Bachelor’s degree and how it prepares students to become an Elementary School Teacher in the undergraduate level. Through the Integrated Teacher Education Program, students have the opportunity to pursue their Multiple Subject Credential and Special Education Credential alongside the Liberal Studies bachelor’s degree. We will talk about the Post-Baccalaureate Teaching Credential Program for those who are pursuing a different bachelor’s degree and want to become an Elementary School and/or Special Education Teacher.

Becoming an Educator in California (4 Nov 20, 1-2:30p)

This workshop is part of the Teach for LA Virtual Workshop Series organized by the TEACH LA Regional Consortium. The program for all sessions can be found here: https://www.teachlarc.org/virtual-workshop/

Sponsored by: Santa Ana College
Presenter: Dr. Steve Bautista, Counselor/Coordinator, Center for Teacher Education, Santa Ana College
Target Audience: Future teachers/students
Description: Credentials? Permits? CBEST? CSET? Why is it so complicated to become a teacher in California? Join this session to learn more about the various pathways and requirements for community college students who are preparing to become a P-12 educator.

Powerpoint: TEACH LA – Becoming an Educator – Fall 2020 print
Chat Notes: ChatNotes_BecominganEducatorinCA_4Nov20
Responses: Becoming an Educator in California (Responses)

Behavior Management and Positive Discipline (4 Nov 20, 6-7p)

This workshop is part of the Teach for LA Virtual Workshop Series organized by the TEACH LA Regional Consortium. The program for all sessions can be found here: https://www.teachlarc.org/virtual-workshop/

Sponsored by: El Camino College
Presenter: Renee Marshall, Education Consultant
Target Audience: Future teachers/students, Current K-12 teachers, ECE, TK-5, Grades 6-12, Special Ed
Description: Workshop participants will learn behavioral developmental norms of elementary aged children and strategies to help children be successful. During this workshop we will review best practices of behavior management and will discuss related topics.

Chat Notes: ChatNotes_BehaviorManagement&PositiveDiscipline_4Nov20

Pathways to Teaching (5 Nov 20, 10-11:30a)

This workshop is part of the Teach for LA Virtual Workshop Series organized by the TEACH LA Regional Consortium. The program for all sessions can be found here: https://www.teachlarc.org/virtual-workshop/

Sponsored by: San Diego County Office of Education

Presenters
Teacher Effectiveness and Preparation Team: Dr. Sheiveh Jones, Director; Keri Morgan, Coordinator; Dr. Conni Campbell, Coordinator; Adina Sullivan-Marlow, Coordinator; Jill Tellier, Coordinator; Janna Anderson, Project Specialist; Chad Lanting, Project Specialist

Target Audience: Future teachers/students, Community College/CTE

Description: This workshop provides an overview to both traditional and alternative pathways to teaching, the requirements, next steps, and resources to help you reach your goals including where to find test preparation and various credentialing programs and how to effectively use Edjoin to support your job search. We will also use this time to answer your questions about the various pathways.

Cal Poly Pomona Teacher Credential Programs (5 Nov 20, 12-1p)

This workshop is part of the Teach for LA Virtual Workshop Series organized by the TEACH LA Regional Consortium. The program for all sessions can be found here: https://www.teachlarc.org/virtual-workshop/

Sponsored by: Cal Poly Pomoma

Presenter: Jeanne Reynaga – Teacher Preparation and Recruitment Advisor

Target Audience: Future teachers/students

Description: This session allows one the opportunity to learn more about the Teacher Credential Programs – Multiple Subject (Elementary Teacher), Single Subject (Middle School and High School Teacher), Education Specialist (Special Education Teacher) and Combined Credential and Master of Arts in Education – offered at Cal Poly Pomona.

Powerpoint: Cal Poly Pomona Teacher Credential Programs Workshop

Structuring Effective and Sustainable Systems for the Full Inclusion Classroom (5 Nov 20, 1-2p)

This workshop is part of the Teach for LA Virtual Workshop Series organized by the TEACH LA Regional Consortium. The program for all sessions can be found here: https://www.teachlarc.org/virtual-workshop/

Sponsored by: Santa Monica College

Presenter: Shauna Maldonado,M.Ed.,
Multiple-Subject Teaching Credential, Single-Subject Teaching Credential; English, Child Development Permit-Site Director
Schoology Certified Instructor
Future Ready Certification
Common Sense Certified Educator (Digital Citizenship Curriculum)
Mastery Learning and Grading Certified Educator

Facilitator: Sharlene Joachim, MA

Target Audience: Future teachers/students, Current K-12 teachers, ECE, Special Ed

Description: This workshop is geared toward emerging or first-year teachers. The workshop will cover setting up systems and protocols in a full inclusion classroom for the new school year including pre/post assessments, IEP’s and SPED collaboration, data-informed instruction, and lesson plans.

KEYNOTE: Roy Juarez Jr.: My Bag, My Home (6 Nov 20, 10-11:30a)

This workshop is part of the Teach for LA Virtual Workshop Series organized by the TEACH LA Regional Consortium. The program for all sessions can be found here: https://www.teachlarc.org/virtual-workshop/

Sponsored by: Cerritos College
Presenter: Roy Juarez, Jr. founder IMPACTtruth, Inc.
Target Audience: Future teachers/students, Current K-12 teachers, Current Community College/University Instructors, Education stakeholders, ECE, TK-5, Grades 6-12, Special Ed, Community College/CTE
Description: MyBag, MyHome is an interactive presentation that tells the story of a young man’s journey from being a homeless teenager to a college graduate and business owner. This workshop will inspire and empower each participant through a series of powerful and compelling stories of the struggle to survive and not give
up on your dreams. MyBag, MyHome is a model for personal change, a framework of life skills and a journey that will never be forgotten! Hear and learn what the power of educators, dreaming, mentoring and the desire for a better life can bring.

Math Therapy (6 Nov 20, 3-4:30p)

This workshop is part of the Teach for LA Virtual Workshop Series organized by the TEACH LA Regional Consortium. The program for all sessions can be found here: https://www.teachlarc.org/virtual-workshop/

Sponsored by: Mt San Antonio College, Teacher Preparation Institute

Presenter: Dr. Bettina Lee, Director, Disability Resource Center/Personal Counseling Center, Cañada College

Target Audience: Future teachers/students, Current K-12 teachers, Current Community College/University Instructors, Education stakeholders, Grades 6-12, Special Ed, Community College/CTE

Description: Many believe that math anxiety is related to poor math skills. But why? This session will explore how teachers influence the development of math skills, which ultimately affect the perception of math. We will discuss the root of math anxiety and its correlation to poor math performance. Once we can figure out the root of the problem, we will brainstorm together the most effective ways to engage students so that they will not fear math. We will learn to support each other as we practice a few common math problems that are taught in K thru 12 math courses. Together, we will grow through this journey so we can become the best resources and role models for our students.

Technology in the Elementary Classroom (6 Nov 20, 3:30-5p)

This workshop is part of the Teach for LA Virtual Workshop Series organized by the TEACH LA Regional Consortium. The program for all sessions can be found here: https://www.teachlarc.org/virtual-workshop/

Sponsored by: Los Angeles Mission College

Presenter: Mr. Sergio Millan (Elementary Technology Teacher) and Dr. Veronica Allen, LAMC Faculty & TPP Coordinator

Target Audience: Future teachers/students, Current K-12 teachers, TK-5, Community College/CTE

Description: Using classroom technology to teach is a must nowadays. Things such as digital citizenship as well as some basics like understanding a user interface are the status quo, but have they always been? Will “digital natives” have to conform to a post-Covid 19 classroom with less tech use? We’ll dive into some of these issues and get a first-hand glimpse at some specific and practical tech use scenarios in the elementary classroom.

Build a Better Future: Be a Middle School/High School Teacher (9 Nov 20, 11a-12p)

This workshop is part of the Teach for LA Virtual Workshop Series organized by the TEACH LA Regional Consortium. The program for all sessions can be found here: https://www. http://bit.ly/csulbteach2.org/virtual-workshop/

Sponsored by: California State University, Long Beach – College of Education

Presenter: Wendy Muzien (Outreach & Recruitment Coordinator)

Target Audience: Future teachers/students, Current K-12 teachers

Description: Join us! Learn about the Single Subject Teaching Credential Programs that allows you to teach in a Middle School/High School. CSULB also offers undergraduate options to prepare students in English Education, Art Education, Math Education, etc. We will also talk about adding authorizations to your current teaching credential.

Blended Programs At Cal State LA (9 Nov 20, 3-4p)

This workshop is part of the Teach for LA Virtual Workshop Series organized by the TEACH LA Regional Consortium. The program for all sessions can be found here: https://www.teachlarc.org/virtual-workshop/

Sponsored by: CCOE / Cal State LA
Presenter: Ana Zambrano
Target Audience: Future teachers/students, Special Ed
Description: Program options with blended program at Cal State LA

Powerpoint: 2020-TPP UG Student Info Session Abt Credentialing

Pathways to Teaching (9 Nov 20, 2:30-4p)

This workshop is part of the Teach for LA Virtual Workshop Series organized by the TEACH LA Regional Consortium. The program for all sessions can be found here: https://www.teachlarc.org/virtual-workshop/

Sponsored by: San Diego County Office of Education

Presenters
Teacher Effectiveness and Preparation Team: Dr. Sheiveh Jones, Director; Keri Morgan, Coordinator; Dr. Conni Campbell, Coordinator; Adina Sullivan-Marlow, Coordinator; Jill Tellier, Coordinator; Janna Anderson, Project Specialist; Chad Lanting, Project Specialist

Target Audience: Future teachers/students, Community College/CTE

Description: This workshop provides an overview to both traditional and alternative pathways to teaching, the requirements, next steps, and resources to help you reach your goals including where to find test preparation and various credentialing programs and how to effectively use Edjoin to support your job search. We will also use this time to answer your questions about the various pathways.

Powerpoint: Pathways.to.Teaching-Teach.for.LA2020v2

Career Planning 101 For Educators (9 Nov 20, 3-4p)

This workshop is part of the Teach for LA Virtual Workshop Series organized by the TEACH LA Regional Consortium. The program for all sessions can be found here: https://www.teachlarc.org/virtual-workshop/

Sponsored by: California State University, Long Beach

Presenter: Cate Edelstein

Target Audience: Future teachers/students

Description: Interested in a career in education but don’t know where to start? This beginner’s workshop will help you comprehend the basics of professional development and provide you with the tools and resources available to help turn your career interest into a career goal.

Science in the (Elementary) Virtual Classroom (9 Nov 20, 4:30-6p)

This workshop is part of the Teach for LA Virtual Workshop Series organized by the TEACH LA Regional Consortium. The program for all sessions can be found here: https://www.teachlarc.org/virtual-workshop/

Sponsored by: Los Angeles Mission College

Presenter: Mr. Jorge Cordova (Elementary- Science Teacher) & Dr. Veronica Allen (LAMC Faculty, TPP Coordinator)

Target Audience: Future teachers/students, Current K-12 teachers, Education stakeholders, TK-5, Community College/CTE

Description: Come see how science educators across the country have adapted to the world of distance learning through the use of technology. This workshop will introduce you to how the science lab has been moved from the classroom to the home. By participating in student friendly virtual experiments, you will see what distinguishes a great science program from the others.

Bridges to Success: Spotlight on Student Transfer Stories (9 Nov 20, 5-6p)

This workshop is part of the Teach for LA Virtual Workshop Series organized by the TEACH LA Regional Consortium. The program for all sessions can be found here: https://www.teachlarc.org/virtual-workshop/

Sponsored by: West Los Angeles College

Presenter:
Adamarys Abad- Cal State Fullerton
Bernadette Aguayo- Cal State Los Angeles
John Brasfield- Azusa Pacific
Sarkis Grigorian- Arizona State
Bonnie Perez- Cal State Dominguez Hills

Target Audience: Future teachers/students, Current Community College/University Instructors, Education stakeholders, Community College/CTE

Description: Many community college students strive to transfer to universities, but may or may not know what to expect when they get there. This panel of diverse students will demystify this transition as they share their experiences transferring from community colleges to universities. The student panelists will share their journeys and give you insider tips about what they wish they would have known before and during the transfer process, as well as how to succeed as a university student. Participants will be able to submit questions prior to the session, as well as asking questions during the session. Join us was we unlock the secrets that will help you transfer and graduate from a university successfully!

Exploring Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Children’s Literature (10 Nov 20, 10-11a)

This workshop is part of the Teach for LA Virtual Workshop Series organized by the TEACH LA Regional Consortium. The program for all sessions can be found here: https://www.teachlarc.org/virtual-workshop/

Sponsored by: Cuesta College/Cal Poly SLO

Presenter: Rosemary Wrenn, M.Ed., Faculty Cuesta College & Cal Poly SLO
Rosemary (she/her) is a teacher educator & doctoral candidate. She does not hold a degree in Children’s Literature, however, she designed and currently teaches a course in Children’s Literature in a Diverse Society at Cal Poly with a focus on Culturally Sustaining Pedagogy.

Target Audience: Future teachers/students, Current K-12 teachers, Current Community College/University Instructors, Education stakeholders, ECE, TK-5, Grades 6-12, Special Ed

Description: Participants will be introduced to strategies for making culturally sustaining choices in children’s literature for their classrooms & families.

Topics included in this workshop: The importance of representation in Children’s Literature
What is Culturally Sustaining Pedagogy & what does it have to do with children’s books?
What to do when you find out your favorite childhood book is racist
Own voices
Reliable resources for selecting books & materials
Discussion & sharing of participants’ favorite children’s books.

Inspire. Lead. Teach. (10 Nov 20, 10-11a)

This workshop is part of the Teach for LA Virtual Workshop Series organized by the TEACH LA Regional Consortium. The program for all sessions can be found here: https://www.teachlarc.org/virtual-workshop/

Sponsored by: CA STEM Institute for Innovation and Improvement at CSU Dominguez Hills
Presenters:
Sandra Ramos, Transfer To Success Program Manager
Noemi Rodriguez, STEM Undergraduate Program Manager
Bailey Smith, Transfer To Success Transfer Specialist
Alexandra Mena, STEM Undergraduate Program Counselor

Target Audience: Future teachers/students, Current Community College/University Instructors, Education stakeholders, Community College/CTE, Undergraduates

Description: Transferring from community college to a four-year university can be a challenge. Then, getting your teaching credential can also be a challenge. So much to do and so much information! The CSI3 undergraduate teacher preparation program and the Transfer To Success program at CSU Dominguez Hills can ease your stress. Find out about the amazing support you will receive as a transfer student at CSUDH, and the community of educators that will help you get that credential and launch your teaching career.

Creating and Sustaining Safe Spaces: Understanding Trauma-Informed Care (10 Nov 20, 4-5:30p)

This workshop is part of the Teach for LA Virtual Workshop Series organized by the TEACH LA Regional Consortium. The program for all sessions can be found here: https://www.teachlarc.org/virtual-workshop/

Sponsored by: West Los Angeles College
Presenter: Noel Scott, M.S.W., MS.Ed., Director of Special Education, Five Keys Schools and Programs
Target Audience: Future teachers/students, Current K-12 teachers, Current Community College/University Instructors, Education stakeholders, ECE, TK-5, Grades 6-12, Special Ed, Community College/CTE

Description: This session will provide an introduction into trauma-informed care. Through engaging discussion and activities, participants will identify causes and characteristics of trauma, understand trauma’s impact on the brain, understand A.C.E.S and how they relate to trauma, and learn practical ways to be trauma-informed with young people.

Equity in Student Self-Autonomy (12 Nov 20, 1-2p)

This workshop is part of the Teach for LA Virtual Workshop Series organized by the TEACH LA Regional Consortium. The program for all sessions can be found here: https://www.teachlarc.org/virtual-workshop/

Sponsored by: Joint Special Populations Advisory Committee
Presenter: Tonette Salter
Target Audience: Future teachers/students

Description: Learner autonomy includes ownership, confidence in skills. Identifying who you are, and what kind of lifestyle you want are elements of autonomy. Quite often, a student’s learning autonomy is a design from the lens of faculty/instructor autonomy. Individual learning experience now takes place with the learner’s initiative, fishing for responses from the google box on their cell phones. Learners of today need meaningful, engaging, relational, relevancy, and insightful (MERRI) to create their authentic learning experience for both faculty and student. Equity in student self-autonomy in education is beyond choosing your class schedule.

This workshop is a discussion to encourage Equity in student self-autonomy using MERRI to design your personalized education.

Powerpoint: Equity in Student Self Autonomy

Cal Poly Pomona Teacher Credential Programs (12 Nov 20, 4-5p)

This workshop is part of the Teach for LA Virtual Workshop Series organized by the TEACH LA Regional Consortium. The program for all sessions can be found here: https://www.teachlarc.org/virtual-workshop/

Sponsored by: Cal Poly Pomoma

Presenter: Jeanne Reynaga – Teacher Preparation and Recruitment Advisor

Target Audience: Future teachers/students

Description: This session allows one the opportunity to learn more about the Teacher Credential Programs – Multiple Subject (Elementary Teacher), Single Subject (Middle School and High School Teacher), Education Specialist (Special Education Teacher) and Combined Credential and Master of Arts in Education – offered at Cal Poly Pomona.

Powerpoint: Cal Poly Pomona Teacher Credential Programs Workshop

Pathway from LA Mission College to CSUN: Liberal Studies and Credential Programs (12 Nov 20, 5-6:30p)

This workshop is part of the Teach for LA Virtual Workshop Series organized by the TEACH LA Regional Consortium. The program for all sessions can be found here: https://www.teachlarc.org/virtual-workshop/

Sponsored by: Los Angeles Mission College

Presenters:
Mr. Jonathan Martinez, Asst. Director of Liberal Studies Program CSUN
Ms. Tina Torres, Director Liberal Studies Program CSUN
Ms. Jacklyn Kietzman, Recruitment Specialist CSUN
Dr. Veronica Allen, LAMC Faculty & TPP Coordinator

Target Audience: Future teachers/students, Community College/CTE

Description: This workshop will inform you about the degrees and certificates for teaching careers, offered at LA Mission College. Specifically, highlighting a pathway from LAMC to the CSU, Northridge Liberal Studies Program and the Credential Program.

Cal Poly Pomona Teacher Credential Programs (17 Nov 20, 12-1p)

This workshop is part of the Teach for LA Virtual Workshop Series organized by the TEACH LA Regional Consortium. The program for all sessions can be found here: https://www.teachlarc.org/virtual-workshop/

Sponsored by: Cal Poly Pomoma

Presenter: Jeanne Reynaga – Teacher Preparation and Recruitment Advisor

Target Audience: Future teachers/students

Description: This session allows one the opportunity to learn more about the Teacher Credential Programs – Multiple Subject (Elementary Teacher), Single Subject (Middle School and High School Teacher), Education Specialist (Special Education Teacher) and Combined Credential and Master of Arts in Education – offered at Cal Poly Pomona.

Powerpoint: Cal Poly Pomona Teacher Credential Programs Workshop

Inspire. Lead. Teach. (17 Nov 20, 2-3p)

This workshop is part of the Teach for LA Virtual Workshop Series organized by the TEACH LA Regional Consortium. The program for all sessions can be found here: https://www.teachlarc.org/virtual-workshop/

Sponsored by: CA STEM Institute for Innovation and Improvement at CSU Dominguez Hills

Presenters:
Sandra Ramos, Transfer To Success Program Manager
Noemi Rodriguez, STEM Undergraduate Program Manager
Bailey Smith, Transfer To Success Transfer Specialist
Alexandra Mena, STEM Undergraduate Program Counselor

Target Audience: Future teachers/students, Current Community College/University Instructors, Education stakeholders, Community College/CTE, Undergraduates

Description: Transferring from community college to a four-year university can be a challenge. Then, getting your teaching credential can also be a challenge. So much to do and so much information! The CSI3 undergraduate teacher preparation program and the Transfer To Success program at CSU Dominguez Hills can ease your stress. Find out about the amazing support you will receive as a transfer student at CSUDH, and the community of educators that will help you get that credential and launch your teaching career.

Explore the Intern Route to the California Teaching Credential (17 Nov 20, 4-5p)

This workshop is part of the Teach for LA Virtual Workshop Series organized by the TEACH LA Regional Consortium. The program for all sessions can be found here: https://www.teachlarc.org/virtual-workshop/

Sponsored by: San Diego County Office of Education
Presenter: Dr. Conni Campbell, Coordinator, San Diego County Office of Education
Target Audience: Future teachers/students, Community College/CTE

Description: There are many routes to obtaining your teaching credential in California. The traditional route requires teacher preparation coursework to be completed, as well as supervised Student Teaching, prior to becoming the classroom teacher of record. For some, the time and cost involved can be a barrier. An alternative route to the teaching credential is through an intern program, allowing you to be the full-time teacher while completing the teacher preparation coursework at the same time. Explore your credentialing options in this 1-hour, interactive workshop.

Teacher Panel: Educating During Covid-19 (17 Nov 20, 4:30-6p)

This workshop is part of the Teach for LA Virtual Workshop Series organized by the TEACH LA Regional Consortium. The program for all sessions can be found here: https://www.teachlarc.org/virtual-workshop/

Sponsored by: Los Angeles Mission College

Presenters:
Ms. Amy Scanlan, Elementary/Special Education Teacher (Autism Core Class)
Mr. Jorge Cordova, Elementary/Science Teacher
Ms. Alicia Flores, High School English Teacher & College Counselor
Mr. Sergio Millan, Elementary/Technology Teacher &
Dr. Veronica Allen, LAMC Faculty & TPP Coordinator

Target Audience: Future teachers/students, Current K-12 teachers, Community College/CTE

Description: Come meet teachers who will share about their academic journeys and experiences as educators in the Covid 19 era. The panelists hold multiple subject teaching credentials (elementary), a special education (elementary) credential, a single subject credential (high school), and a pupil personnel services credential (TK-12 counseling services).

Explore the Possibilities- Careers in Education Panel (17 Nov 20, 5-6p)

This workshop is part of the Teach for LA Virtual Workshop Series organized by the TEACH LA Regional Consortium. The program for all sessions can be found here: https://www.teachlarc.org/virtual-workshop/

Sponsored by: West Los Angeles College

Panelists:
Jennifer Carter- Executive Director, Oak Tree Learning Center
Bailey Duemmel- Speech-Language Pathologist
Estela Leon- High School Social Studies Teacher
Misti Lindquist- Child Life Specialist
Sarah Nitsos- District Coordinator, Wiseburn Unified School District
Dr. Katherine Owuor- Middle School Specialist and Program Coordinator
Daisy Rivera -Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Dr. Marini Smith- Assistant Professor of Child Development & Education
Brittany Woods- School Based Pupil Services & Attendance Counselor
Julija Zubac – Coordinator for School Transformation, Restorative Communities

Target Audience: Future teachers/students, Current K-12 teachers, Current Community College/University Instructors, Education stakeholders, ECE, TK-5, Grades 6-12, Special Ed, Community College/CTE

Description: Want to transform the life of a child? Want to work with children or adolescents but not sure how? Join this interactive panel to learn about a variety of careers in education and related fields. You’ll hear from various professionals in the field and learn about their career journey and get tips on how to successfully follow the same path.

Civic Engagement and the K-12 Classroom (18 Nov 20, 10-11:30a)

This workshop is part of the Teach for LA Virtual Workshop Series organized by the TEACH LA Regional Consortium. The program for all sessions can be found here: https://www.teachlarc.org/virtual-workshop/

Sponsored by: Cerritos College

Presenters:
Patty Robinson, College of the Canyons (Faculty Director, Civic and Community Engagement Initiatives)
Jan Connal, 3CSN (Faculty Learning Coordinator)

Target Audience: Future teachers/students

Description: In this unprecedented time of multiple intersecting crises, developing civic minded K-12 students is of critical importance to our future. Please join civic engagement thought leaders in exploring ways to help equip K-12 students in their journey to becoming whole citizens. This involves sustained preparation to participate in democratic life and tackle some of the thorniest issues in a century. This workshop will cover what it means to intentionally develop civic mindedness across the curriculum by facilitating civic pedagogy as a guiding framework and developing a civic skill-set through classroom activities and policies.

Documents:
LA_Teach_Civic_Engagement_Powerpoint
LA_Teach_Civic_Engagement_SignIn&Guide111820

Engage your class with compelling story maps (18 Nov 20, 1-2:30p)

Link to Zoom recording.

This workshop is part of the Teach for LA Virtual Workshop Series organized by the TEACH LA Regional Consortium. The program for all sessions can be found here: https://www.teachlarc.org/virtual-workshop/

Sponsored by: Rio Hondo College

Presenters: Warren Roberts, and William Chesner

Target Audience: Future teachers/students, Current K-12 teachers, Current Community College/University Instructors, Education stakeholders, Grades 6-12, Community College/CTE, ROP

Description: Discover integrative, project-based resources to easily generate engaging, intelligent, interactive and dynamic story maps providing context to lessons on events from the past, to your local neighborhood regarding equity issues, elections, to the current news today. These ready-to-use spatial analysis tools can be performed on any computer to engage critical-thinking skills prepare young minds to succeed in course work, further education, and life. Prof Roberts will show you how to get started through demonstration of using templates to build story map of Cholera in London in 1854 to more recent issues today in San Francisco, New York and Los Angeles. Curious? Join us during Geography Week on GIS Day November 18th at 1pm.

Digital Teaching and Developmentally Appropriate Practices (18 Nov 20, 3-3:45p)

This workshop is part of the Teach for LA Virtual Workshop Series organized by the TEACH LA Regional Consortium. The program for all sessions can be found here: https://www.teachlarc.org/virtual-workshop/

Sponsored by: Pierce College
Presenter: Dr. Alma Cortes
Target Audience: Future teachers/students, TK-5

Description: Participants will learn techniques and tips for teaching digitally with young children and most importantly developmentally appropriate practices for different age groups. Strategies and tactics like brain breaks and mindfulness practices will be taught to participants.

Powerpoint: Digital Teaching and Developmentally Appropriate Practices – pp

Equitable Instructional Practices (18 Nov 20, 4-5:30p)

This workshop is part of the Teach for LA Virtual Workshop Series organized by the TEACH LA Regional Consortium. The program for all sessions can be found here: https://www.teachlarc.org/virtual-workshop/

Sponsored by: West Los Angles College

Presenters:
Holly Bailey-Hofmann, Ed.D., Professor of English
Marini Smith, Ed.D.,  Assistant Professor of Child Development and Education

Target Audience: Current K-12 teachers, Current Community College/University Instructors, Education stakeholders, TK-5, Grades 6-12, Special Ed, Community College/CTE

Description: Equity is something we all support in principle, but what does it look like in practice and instructional policies? Investigate the origins of our most familiar class policies such as late policies and grading policies, learn of some equitable alternatives, as well as some culturally-affirming teaching practices. Participants will have an opportunity to engage in discussion with one another. Sample policies, practices, and reading recommendations provided.

Teach to Live? Live to Teach! (19 Nov 20, 1-2p)

This workshop is part of the Teach for LA Virtual Workshop Series organized by the TEACH LA Regional Consortium. The program for all sessions can be found here: https://www.teachlarc.org/virtual-workshop/

Sponsored by: Long Beach City College

Presenter: Melanie Levy

Target Audience: Future teachers/students, ECE, TK-5, Grades 6-12, Special Ed

Description: What is your future looking like now? What will teaching look like in 2 years? 5 years? It’s daunting to think about despite it always being on our minds. In this workshop, we will take a look at tools to help express purposeful goals that are in alignment with your true desires and hopes. Not just a degree or paycheck. We will look at the tenets of a life designed to be sustainable and joyful and see how this can be applied to you now as a future teacher and in the future as an educator.

Presentation: Teach.to.Live_Live.to.Teach_presentation

Challenging Behaviors, a view through a cultural lens (19 Nov 20, 3-4:30p)

This workshop is part of the Teach for LA Virtual Workshop Series organized by the TEACH LA Regional Consortium. The program for all sessions can be found here: https://www.teachlarc.org/virtual-workshop/

Sponsored by: Los Angeles Pierce College

Presenter: Patricia Doelitzsch, M.A., M.S., Professor, Child Development, Los Angeles Pierce College

Target Audience: Future teachers/students, Current K-12 teachers, Current Community College/University Instructors, Education stakeholders, ECE, TK-5

Description: One of the most cited reasons for teacher burn-out is the behaviors of the students in the classroom.  This workshop aims to provide understanding of the communicative intent of student’s challenging behaviors, using a cultural lens of understanding.  This workshop will use research-based brain science, and an understanding of cultural values, to provide practical strategies teachers can use in the classroom.

Presentation: Challenging Behaviors, a view through a cultural lens

Pathways to Teaching (19 Nov 20, 3-4:30p)

This workshop is part of the Teach for LA Virtual Workshop Series organized by the TEACH LA Regional Consortium. The program for all sessions can be found here: https://www.teachlarc.org/virtual-workshop/

Sponsored by: San Diego County Office of Education

Presenters
Teacher Effectiveness and Preparation Team: Dr. Sheiveh Jones, Director; Keri Morgan, Coordinator; Dr. Conni Campbell, Coordinator; Adina Sullivan-Marlow, Coordinator; Jill Tellier, Coordinator; Janna Anderson, Project Specialist; Chad Lanting, Project Specialist

Target Audience: Future teachers/students, Community College/CTE

Description: This workshop provides an overview to both traditional and alternative pathways to teaching, the requirements, next steps, and resources to help you reach your goals including where to find test preparation and various credentialing programs and how to effectively use Edjoin to support your job search. We will also use this time to answer your questions about the various pathways.

Powerpoint: Pathways.to.Teaching-Teach.for.LA2020v2

Build a Better Future: Be a Middle School/High School Teacher (19 Nov 20, 4-5p)

This workshop is part of the Teach for LA Virtual Workshop Series organized by the TEACH LA Regional Consortium. The program for all sessions can be found here: https://www. http://bit.ly/csulbteach2.org/virtual-workshop/

Sponsored by: California State University, Long Beach – College of Education

Presenter: Wendy Muzien (Outreach & Recruitment Coordinator)

Target Audience: Future teachers/students, Current K-12 teachers

Description: Join us! Learn about the Single Subject Teaching Credential Programs that allows you to teach in a Middle School/High School. CSULB also offers undergraduate options to prepare students in English Education, Art Education, Math Education, etc. We will also talk about adding authorizations to your current teaching credential.

Teach to Live? Live to Teach! (19 Nov 20, 5-6p)

This workshop is part of the Teach for LA Virtual Workshop Series organized by the TEACH LA Regional Consortium. The program for all sessions can be found here: https://www.teachlarc.org/virtual-workshop/

Sponsored by: Long Beach City College

Presenter: Melanie Levy

Target Audience: Future teachers/students, ECE, TK-5, Grades 6-12, Special Ed

Description: What is your future looking like now? What will teaching look like in 2 years? 5 years? It’s daunting to think about despite it always being on our minds. In this workshop, we will take a look at tools to help express purposeful goals that are in alignment with your true desires and hopes. Not just a degree or paycheck. We will look at the tenets of a life designed to be sustainable and joyful and see how this can be applied to you now as a future teacher and in the future as an educator.

Presentation: Teach.to.Live_Live.to.Teach_presentation

Teaching Through Change in the STEM Classroom (19 Nov 20, 6:30-7:30p)

This workshop is part of the Teach for LA Virtual Workshop Series organized by the TEACH LA Regional Consortium. The program for all sessions can be found here: https://www.teachlarc.org/virtual-workshop/

Sponsored by: Cerritos College

Presenters:
Jeff Bradbury, Professor of Chemistry
Colleen McKinley, Director of Educational Partnerships and Programs
Sue Parsons, Teacher TRAC Director Emeritus

Target Audience: Future teachers/students, Current K-12 teachers, Current Community College/University Instructors, Grades 6-12

Description: Just like our world, the process of teaching STEM is constantly changing. How do we hold onto the important values with one hand while adapting to change with the other? In this workshop you will learn how to establish and maintain the lasting values of the student-teacher relationship and the goal of teaching students to think like scientists. You will hear from experienced math and chemistry teachers about how to use your creativity to adapt to the opportunities created by change, without getting distracted by the threats involved with this change. Adaptability, critical thinking and the relationship between teacher and student will be central to this workshop

Teach for LA - Virtual Networking/Transfer Fair (20 Nov 20, 11a-12:30p)

Part 1 Video:

Part 2 Video:

This workshop is part of the Teach for LA Virtual Workshop Series organized by the TEACH LA Regional Consortium. The program for all sessions can be found here: https://www.teachlarc.org/virtual-workshop/

Sponsored by: Rio Hondo College, and Cal-State LA

Presenter: Lila Snow

Description: Everyone is invited! This a general session to provide everyone an open space to gather and ask questions. This session will include a student panel and a time to meet our CSU representatives to ask them questions about their programs, admission requirements and more. The session will end with a raffle for those in attendance. You have to be present to win a prize.

Navigating the school system (20 Nov 20, 3-4p)

This workshop is part of the Teach for LA Virtual Workshop Series organized by the TEACH LA Regional Consortium. The program for all sessions can be found here: https://www.teachlarc.org/virtual-workshop/

Sponsored by: Los Angeles Pierce College

Presenter: Lila Snow

Target Audience: Future teachers/students, Current K-12 teachers, Education stakeholders, TK-5

Description: This workshop will present information about the difference between neighborhood school, charter schools, magnet schools and private schools. What do they mean?  Where do I fit? What qualities should one look for in a school? We will explore SAS and gate programs, and what to look for in a school.  This is presented for both families and prospective teachers.