Upcoming Events

Events that are happening the next 90 days.

CANCELLED: Girls Who Code: How to Address Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Your Coding Program - Thursday, October 21, 2021

Registration Deadline: 10/18/21, 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.

Site Coordinator Series: Quality Counts - Friday, October 22, 2021

Registration Deadline: 10/18/21, 6pm

This cooperative learning workshop focuses on active participation in the Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) process to achieve high-quality programs at the programmatic, staff, and participant level. Participants will assess, plan, and improve the current state of their program, share promising practices, and create a plan to effectively increase the quality of their program.

Presented by Tia Quinn of the BOOST Collaborative

STEAM ( COP) Community of Practice - Thursday, October 28, 2021

Registration Deadline: 10/26/2021, 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, October 29, 2021

Registration Deadline: 10/27/21, 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

Site Coordinator Series: Classroom & Program Management - Wednesday, November 3, 2021

Registration Deadline: 10/28/21, 6pm

Learn strategies to establish program climate and culture, create a routine of clear expectations, policies, and procedures. Create an environment of cooperation, accountability, consistency, respect, success, and learning in your program.

Presented by Tia Quinn of the BOOST Collaborative

STEAM Community of Practice(COP) - Thursday, November 4, 2021

Registration Deadline: 11/2/2021, 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.

Positive Approaches for Helping Students with Challenging Behaviors - Friday, November 5, 2021

Registration Deadline: 11/3/21, 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 is offered on February 4, 2022.

Site Coordinator Series: Promoting Diversity, Access, Equity, and Inclusion - Tuesday, November 9, 2021

Registration Deadline: 11/3/21, 6pm

In this session, we will assess how we are promoting diversity, access, equity, and inclusion into our programs as well as how we are supporting our youth to have opportunities to explore, share, and celebrate their culture with others.

Presented by Tia Quinn of the BOOST Collaborative

Site Coordinator Series: Civic Engagement & Leadership - Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Registration Deadline: 11/9/21,6pm

Learn to create meaningful opportunities for youth to make a difference, how to build youth-adult partnerships to support engagement, promote youth leadership, and how to build a better community.

Presented by Tia Quinn of the BOOST Collaborative

STEAM Community of Practice ( COP) - Thursday, November 18, 2021

Registration Deadline: 11/16/2021, 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.

Stakeholder Dialogue : District-Operated Programs - Monday, November 29, 2021

Registration Deadline: 11/24/21, 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 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 a we develop the agenda.

Stakeholder Dialogue : CBO-Operated Programs - Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Registration Deadline: 11/25/21, 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 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 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: 11-30-21, 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.