Upcoming Events

Events that are happening the next 90 days.

STEAM Steering Committee - Thursday, December 2, 2021

Registration Deadline: 11/30/2021, 6pm

Be a part of our STEAM initiative by being a thought partner that will help guide LA County in supporting high quality STEAM learning opportunities for youth in Expanded Learning Programs.

Zoom link will be sent in an email 1 business day prior to the event

Stakeholder Dialogue : Charter-Operated Programs - Monday, December 6, 2021

Registration Deadline: 12/1/21, at 12pm

The purpose of Stakeholder Dialogues is to provide a new way for programs that operate in similar ways, an opportunity to connect, learn, and share ideas, challenges, and best practices.  

Please ONLY register for this event if you work for a Charter-Operated expanded learning program.

If there is a specific topic you would like to discuss, please send a message to our team and we will consider it as we develop the agenda.

How Best to Utilize ASSIST: The EXLD Online Reporting System (hosted on Zoom) - Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Registration Deadline: 12-3-21, 6pm

Learn how to utilize the online reporting system ASSIST for attendance and fiscal reporting. Walk through an actual tutorial on submission of budgets, attendance and expenditure reports in ASSIST. We will cover: How to enter budgets, budget revisions, attendance, submitting of expenditures, entering in-direct costs, use of 5100 line for sub-contracting. What to do if you lose your password for ASSIST, how to update your contact information, and how to pull your own reports for funding allocations per school, payments, and attendance reports.  

Intended Audience: ASSIST/Fiscal Coordinators, Grant Managers, and Program Directors

The Zoom link will be sent to registered participants at least 1 business day prior to the meeting.

STEAM Community of Practice (C O P) - Thursday, December 9, 2021

Registration Deadline: 12/7/2021, 6pm

STEAM COPs are open to all staff and organizations wanting to build knowledge, skills, structures and partnerships necessary to be successful in creating high quality STEAM learning environments for youth in Expanded Learning programs. What we experience: *High Quality STEAM lessons based on NGSS Standards *How to create hands-on/minds-on inquiry based learning opportunities *How to utilize Bloom's Taxonomy *Learn Lesson Planning tips, Coaching tips * Networking opportunities * Fun, Fun, and more FUN Meetings are currently scheduled to held via ZOOM. Materials for all learning sessions will be sent out via email a week in advance to allow for review and gathering supplies for the hands-on activities.

Advisory Committee Meeting - Friday, December 10, 2021

Registration Deadline: 12/08/21, 12pm

The focus of the meeting is to update grantees on changes and information from the California Department of Education-Expanded Learning Division; updates on local, state, and federal issues, resources, and programs; and in-depth discussions/presentations on timely topics.

Zoom link will be sent in an email 1 business day prior to the event

STEAM Community of Practice ( COP ) - Thursday, January 13, 2022

Registration Deadline: 1/11/2022, 6pm

STEAM COPs are open to all staff and organizations wanting to build knowledge, skills, structures and partnerships necessary to be successful in creating high quality STEAM learning environments for youth in Expanded Learning programs. 

What we experience:  

*High Quality STEAM lessons based on NGSS Standards

*How to create hands-on/minds-on inquiry based learning opportunities

*How to utilize Bloom's Taxonomy

*Learn Lesson Planning tips, Coaching tips

* Networking opportunities

* Fun, Fun, and more FUN

 

Meetings are currently scheduled to held via ZOOM.

Materials for all learning sessions will be sent out via email a week in advance to allow for review and gathering supplies for the hands-on activities.

Site Coordinator Series: Supporting and Developing New Expanded Learning Staff - Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Registration Deadline: 1/17/22,6pm

Calling all Site Coordinators with new staff that need some additional support!  

Come learn how to use evidence based Behavioral Skills Training (BST) to support and develop Frontline Staff. Learn how to identify skills for improvement and use the four basic steps of BST: Instruction, Modeling, Rehearsal, and Feedback to improve quality of care and performance of frontline staff. 

Facilitated by Certified Behavior Analyst, Catherine Maldonado, M.S., BCBA 1-17-25598.

The Zoom meeting link will be sent to registered participants 1 business day prior to the event.


The same training will be offered on 2/25/22.



Advisory Committee Meeting- Friday, January 21, 2022 - Friday, January 21, 2022

Registration Deadline: 1/19/22, 12pm

The focus of the meeting is to update grantees on changes and information from the California Department of Education-Expanded Learning Division; updates on local, state, and federal issues, resources, and programs; and in-depth discussions/presentations on timely topics.

Zoom link will be sent in an email 1 business day prior to the event

Collaborative Partnership Learning Series: Teachers, Principals and Administration - Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Registration Deadline: 1/19/22

Collaborating with various partners can improve program quality and the overall experience we provide our students.  During this session, we will discuss the importance of collaborating with Teachers, Principals and Administration, and also provide resources and strategies.

Presented by Tia Quinn of the BOOST Collaborative.

Recognizing Trauma and Building Resilience - Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Registration Deadline: 1-24-22, 6pm

This workshop is designed to provide participants with an understanding of how to use a trauma-lens to identify the needs of students impacted by trauma as a result of COVID-19 and other traumas as well as build resilience in youth. The workshop will address the needs of all students, however, it will also highlight specific strategies that relate to improving outcomes for students in foster care and other marginalized groups. 

The webinar link will be emailed to registered participants one (1) business day before the session.

The same training was offered on September 22, 2021.

STEAM Community of Practice (COP ) - Thursday, January 27, 2022

Registration Deadline: 1/25/2022, 6pm

STEAM COPs are open to all staff and organizations wanting to build knowledge, skills, structures and partnerships necessary to be successful in creating high quality STEAM learning environments for youth in Expanded Learning programs. 

What we experience:  

*High Quality STEAM lessons based on NGSS Standards

*How to create hands-on/minds-on inquiry based learning opportunities

*How to utilize Bloom's Taxonomy

*Learn Lesson Planning tips, Coaching tips

* Networking opportunities

* Fun, Fun, and more FUN

Meetings are currently scheduled to held via ZOOM.

Materials for all learning sessions will be sent out via email a week in advance to allow for review and gathering supplies for the hands-on activities.

Collaborative Partnership Learning Series: Students - Wednesday, February 2, 2022

Registration Deadline: 1/27/22, 6pm

Collaborating with various partners can improve program quality and the overall experience we provide our students.  During this session, we will discuss the importance of collaborating with students, and also provide resources and strategies.

Presented by Tia Quinn of the BOOST Collaborative.

Positive Approaches for Helping Students with Challenging Behaviors - Friday, February 4, 2022

Registration Deadline: 2/2/22, 6pm

This workshop will provide participants with resources and best practices for helping students with challenging behaviors .  We will break down challenging behaviors, from what it is, to how to stop it before it occurs, and how to make adjustments when it arises.

Facilitated by an expert in the field: Catherine Maldonado, M.S., BCBA 1-17-25598

The Zoom link will be sent 1 business day prior to the event to all registered participants.

The same training was offered on November 5, 2021.

Collaborative Partnership Learning Series: Families - Wednesday, February 9, 2022

Registration Deadline: 2/3/22, 6pm

Collaborating with various partners can improve program quality and the overall experience we provide our students.  During this session, we will discuss the importance of collaborating with families, and also provide resources and strategies.

Presented by Tia Quinn of the BOOST Collaborative.

STEAM(COP) Community of Practice - Thursday, February 10, 2022

Registration Deadline: 2/8/2022, 6pm

STEAM COPs are open to all staff and organizations wanting to build knowledge, skills, structures and partnerships necessary to be successful in creating high quality STEAM learning environments for youth in Expanded Learning programs. 

What we experience:  

*High Quality STEAM lessons based on NGSS Standards

*How to create hands-on/minds-on inquiry based learning opportunities

*How to utilize Bloom's Taxonomy

*Learn Lesson Planning tips, Coaching tips

* Networking opportunities

* Fun, Fun, and more FUN

Meetings are currently scheduled to held via ZOOM.

Materials for all learning sessions will be sent out via email a week in advance to allow for review and gathering supplies for the hands-on activities.

Collaborative Partnership Learning Series: Community partners - Wednesday, February 16, 2022

Registration Deadline: 2/10/22, 6pm

Collaborating with various partners can improve program quality and the overall experience we provide our students.  During this session, we will discuss the importance of collaborating with community partners, and also provide resources and strategies.

Presented by Tia Quinn of the BOOST Collaborative.

Stakeholder Dialogue :District-Operated Programs - Thursday, February 17, 2022

Registration Deadline: 2/14/22, at 12pm

The purpose of Stakeholder Dialogues is to provide a new way for programs that operate in similar ways, an opportunity to connect, learn, and share ideas, challenges, and best practices.  

Please ONLY register for this event if you work for a District-Operated expanded learning program.

If there is a specific topic you would like to discuss, please send a message to our team and we will consider it as we develop the agenda.

Girls Who Code : How to Address Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Your Coding Program - Friday, February 18, 2022

Registration Deadline: 2/15/22, at 6pm

Existing coding program not required.

Developing holistic and equitable coding programs doesn’t have to be hard—Girls Who Code has your back! Join Emily Ong, Director of Community Partnerships & Outreach, and Valerie Tomici, Manager of Community Partnerships & Outreach, at Girls Who Code to gain the tools you need to easily bring fun and digestible coding curricula to your community—whether you’re a complete beginner or a resident expert! 

By the end of the session, you’ll understand how to incorporate essential community-building activities that encourage positive social emotional development, build a supportive network of peers and diverse role models for students, and connect coding to impact. You’ll walk away with tangible tips and strategies you can implement right away and begin a drafted plan for developing (or enhancing) the STEM initiatives in your own community!

The Zoom meeting link will be sent to registered participants 1 business day prior to the event.

Stakeholder Dialogue: CBO -Operated Programs - Tuesday, February 22, 2022

Registration Deadline: 2/17/22, at 12pm

The purpose of Stakeholder Dialogues is to provide a new way for programs that operate in similar ways, an opportunity to connect, learn, and share ideas, challenges, and best-practices.  

Please ONLY register for this event if you work for a CBO-Operated expanded learning program.

If there is a specific topic you would like to discuss, please send a message to our team and we will consider it as we develop the agenda.

STEAM Community of Practice (COP ) - Thursday, February 24, 2022

Registration Deadline: 1/22/2022, 6pm

STEAM COPs are open to all staff and organizations wanting to build knowledge, skills, structures and partnerships necessary to be successful in creating high quality STEAM learning environments for youth in Expanded Learning programs. 

What we experience:  

*High Quality STEAM lessons based on NGSS Standards

*How to create hands-on/minds-on inquiry based learning opportunities

*How to utilize Bloom's Taxonomy

*Learn Lesson Planning tips, Coaching tips

* Networking opportunities

* Fun, Fun, and more FUN

Meetings are currently scheduled to held via ZOOM.

Materials for all learning sessions will be sent out via email a week in advance to allow for review and gathering supplies for the hands-on activities. 

Stakeholder Dialogue: Charter -Operated Programs - Thursday, February 24, 2022

Registration Deadline: 2/21/22, at 12pm

The purpose of Stakeholder Dialogues is to provide a new way for programs that operate in similar ways, an opportunity to connect, learn, and share ideas, challenges, and best practices.  

Please ONLY register for this event if you work for a Charter-Operated expanded learning program.

If there is a specific topic you would like to discuss, please send a message to our team and we will consider it as we develop the agenda.

Site Coordinator Series : Supporting and Developing New Expanded Learning Staff - Friday, February 25, 2022

Registration Deadline: 2/23/22,6pm

Calling all Site Coordinators with new staff that need some additional support!  

Come learn how to use evidence based Behavioral Skills Training (BST) to support and develop Frontline Staff. Learn how to identify skills for improvement and use the four basic steps of BST: Instruction, Modeling, Rehearsal, and Feedback to improve quality of care and performance of frontline staff. 

Facilitated by Certified Behavior Analyst, Catherine Maldonado, M.S., BCBA 1-17-25598.

The Zoom meeting link will be sent to registered participants 1 business day prior to the event.


The same training was offered on 1/19/22.