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7th Annual Leadership Mentoring Summit

“Celebrating Leadership!”

Friday, March 1, 2019
7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Clovis Veterans Memorial District

7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.      Welcome
9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.         General Session: Dr. Ken Magdaleno
The Center for Leadership, Equity, and Research  
9:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Break/Transition
9:45 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Breakout Session I
10:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Break/Transition
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Breakout Session II
12:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. Lunch
1:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. Breakout Session III
2:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Break/Transition
2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Keynote Speaker: Ramsey Jay, Jr.
3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Closing

Breakout Sessions

Breakout Session I

9:45 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

Digital Literacy: Build Equity, Access, and Connections in your Community
Cheryl Ballou, Associate Education Officer, National Academic Advisor, Renaissance
Higher Education Leadership Based on Who We Are and We Are Who We Serve
Eluterio L. Escamilla, Director of TRIO Student Support Services Program (SSSP) and TRIO Student Support Services Veterans (SSSV), California State University, Fresno
Russell Gross, TRIO Student Support Services Veterans Counselor, California State University, Fresno  
Social Justice Leadership and the Latinx Teacher Pipeline in Central California
Patricia D. López, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Kremen School of Education and Human Development and Project Director and Primary Investigator, Title V Enseñamos en el Valle Central HSI
Laura Alamillo, Ph.D., Interim Dean of the Kremen School of Education and Human Development and Primary Investigator, Title V Enseñamos en el Valle Central initiative  
The Educational Experiences and Cultural Identity of Second-Generation Lao and Hmong-American Men in California’s Central Valley
Thianchayphet “Chai” Phannaphob, Ed.D., Teacher Preparation Coordinator, Fresno City College and Humanities Lecturer at Fresno State  

Breakout Session 2

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Advancing College/Career Readiness Access, Equity, and Success
Mayra A. Lara, Ed.D., Senior Practice Associate, The Education Trust-West  
Disruptive Leaders Get Things Done…at a Cost
Dr. Gregory A. Spencer, VP, Strategic Partnerships & Literacy Equity Initiatives, Footsteps2Brilliance  
Perceptions of Latina K-12 Leaders’ Experiences with Mentorship and Career Advancement
Helen Rodriguez, Principal, SAGE Academy, Palmdale School District
Rebeca Mireles-Rios, Assistant Professor, Department of Education, University of California, Santa Barbara
Sharon Conley, Professor, Department of Education, University of California, Santa Barbara  
RACE: A Whirlwind Tour of the Nation’s Civic and Racial History
Daniel O. Jamison, Attorney at Law, Aaron Dowling Incorporated
Stephen H. Morris, Ed.D., CEO, Civic Education Center  

Breakout Session 3

1:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.

Behave Yourself: Uncover your Natural DNA Behavior Leadership™ Strengths to Optimize your Communication Skills and Management Style So That You Can Be a More Impactful Social Justice Educational Trailblazer
Jeff Morris, Managing Member, President, & Chief Dream Maker, DreamSmart Academy
From a Spark to Fireworks: How a Group of Empowered Students Ignited a Growth Mindset in Their Peers
Amanda Peterson, Advanced Placement Instructional Coordinator (APIC), Sunnyside High School in Fresno USD
Miguel Palomares, Management Consultant, PwC Advisory
Our Stories Matter: Leadership and Mentorship in Librarianship for Greater Community Impact
Mai Soua Lee-Cha, Librarian, Reedley College
Anna Yang, MLIS, AHIP, Health Sciences Librarian, California Health Sciences University
Yer Vang, Student, San Jose State University School of Information, Library Assistant, Fresno County Public Library  
The Positive and Negative Implications of Undocumented Students in Public Schools
Amy Altschuler, Student, Fresno Pacific University
Kayla McCalvy, Student, Fresno Pacific University
Jonnie Montano, Student, Fresno Pacific University
Megan Renna, Student, Fresno Pacific University