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Schedule and Breakout Sessions

5th Annual Mentoring Summit
Expanding Our Horizons, New Dimensions in Mentoring

October 28, 2016 – 7:30am to 4:00pm
California State University Fresno – North Gym 118

Education….Community Organizing….Business Sector


7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Welcome
9:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Break
9:45 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Breakout Session I
10:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Break
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Breakout Session II
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Keynote Speaker
3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Wrap Up


Keynote Speaker – Jeff Duncan-Andrade, Ph.D.


Jeff Duncan-Andrade, Ph.D., is Associate Professor of Raza Studies and Education at San Francisco State University. He is also the founder of the Roses in Concrete Community School, a community responsive lab school in East Oakland (www.rosesinconcrete.org), and the Community Responsive Education Group (CRE) working with schools and districts around the world to develop and support effective classroom and school cultures.

As a classroom teacher and school leader in East Oakland for the past 23 years, his pedagogy has been widely studied and acclaimed for producing uncommon levels of social and academic success for students.

Duncan-Andrade lectures around the world and has authored two books and numerous journal articles and book chapters on effective practices in schools.



Breakout Sessions

Breakout sessions are organized into the following strands: Prek-12 Education, Higher Education, Business Sector, Community Organizing


Meaningful Work Changing Student Behavior with School Jobs

Bryann Marcum, Safe & Civil Schools


Alan Autry, CenCal Mentoring Academy

A Narrative Approach to Developing Caring Relationships

Richard Jaffee Cohen, JD, Restorative Schools Vision Project (RSVP) 

Mentoring with an Equity Lens

Nicole Anderson, ACSA Diversity and Equal Access Executive

Peer to Peer Mentoring in a Comprehensive Internship

William Hardaway, California State University, Fresno
Mazie Moua, California State University, Fresno
Stephanie Covacevich, California State University, Fresno

Mentoring: Evidence-based Mentoring to Support and Retain Beginning Special Education Teachers: An Overview of Free Online Resources

Sara Werner Juarez, California State University, Fresno

Integrating Successful Strategies In The Workplace To Increase Leadership Capacities In Others – A Reflection of Best Practices From A Mentor/Protégé Two Year Model

JoJo Reyes, Central Unified School District
Nate Sarri, Reedley College

Fostering Graduate Success Through Mentorship: A Case Study

Maritere López,
Annabella España-Nájera, California State University, Fresno