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Thursday, September 7 • 2:30pm - 3:45pm
The Power of Significant Adults: Accessing Afterschool Staff

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Human relationships are the driver for student learning, the intrinsic motivator that students need in an increasingly self-motivated-learning world. Dr. James Comer of Yale University said, “No significant learning occurs without a significant relationship.” In this workshop, participants will explore the issues and factors that foster the most important feature of high-quality afterschool programs: positive relationships. We will address the importance of developing staff members who build supportive relationships in afterschool programs. Specifically, participants will gain a greater understanding of what it is about afterschool staff members that leads to significant relationships, which is important in supporting our students’ success in school and life.

Audience: Elementary Administrators, Middle School Administrators, High School Administrators, Superintendent, District Office Leaders

 

 


Speakers
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Liza Flowers

Program Manager, Expanded Learning, San Diego County Office of Education
Liza Flowers is an educator and program manager for Expanded Learning programs at SDCOE. After-school programs have always been a part of her life from being a participant, to a site coordinator, to oversight of programs at a large school district. She currently works with distri... Read More →
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Gale Gorke

Educational Consultant, Kids Kan
Gale K. Gorke has been an educator for almost 35 years. Her doctorate focused on academic intervention in after-school programs and her education specialist degree concentrated on students with special needs. She effectively models teaching that accommodates all students, regardl... Read More →


Thursday September 7, 2017 2:30pm - 3:45pm
Marina 3

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