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Breakout Sessions

Breakout Session I

9:40 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Cultural Competence – Ensuring Equity and Access for all Students and Families
Pete Flores III, Director of Student Services in Santa Maria Joint Union High School District
Art, Creativity, Courage, and Social Activism
Cindy Urrutia, Director, Center for Creativity and the Arts at California State University, Fresno
Infusing Neuroscience with Education to Create Equity
Felipe Mercado, Vice Principal at Desmond Middle School in Madera Unified School District

Breakout Session II

10:40 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Teacher and Student Ethnicity in the Central Valley
Emy Lopez Phillips, Assistant Professor at California State University, Fresno
We’re Judging Latino Students All Wrong
Paul Garcia, Retired School Administrator

Breakout Session III

1:00 p.m. – 1:50 p.m.

I Can Change My Mind
Suwinder Jheeta Cooper at Mela
Empowering Educators to Disrupt Inequity
Derek Mitchell, CEO and Tovi Scruggs Regional Executive Director at Partners in School Innovation