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Thursday, May 12 • 10:45am - 12:00pm
Engaging the Disengaged: A Thematic, Interdisciplinary, Project-Based Approach to Successfully Teaching Incarcerated and At-Risk Youth (Session III)

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How do we improve student engagement, make instruction relevant, and help students achieve academic excellence? The Los Angeles County Officew of Education's Road To Success Academy (RTSA), is an award-winning innovative model used to educate and successfully engage not only at-risk youth, but also students in high achieving schools. In this presentation, participants will learn the power to propel their schools from status quo to creating an innovative learning models by using a thematic, interdisciplinary, project-based curriculum that is trauma informed and tailored to students' social-emotional needs and promotes motivational and engagement for students who have not succeeded in traditional classroom settings.

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Dr. Rondale Cooper

Principal, LACOE
Dr. Cooper began his carrer in education in 1997. He received a Masters Degree in Special Education and a Masters Degree in Educational Administrative Leadership from California University State Bakersfield. His implementation of positive behavior supports and effective instructional... Read More →
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Tammie Holllis-Prime

Asstistant Principal, LACOE
Dr. Tammie Hollis-Prime currently serves as AIC Principal for John Mendenhall High, which is a part of LACOE's DSP. She has over 18 years experience in Education. Previously she served as principal of Haven Drive Middle school in Arvin USD, assistant principal for elementary and middle... Read More →

Thursday May 12, 2016 10:45am - 12:00pm PDT
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