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Thursday, May 12 • 11:45am - 12:30pm
Elevate Equity, Social-Emotional Learning, and Achievement with a Literacy Infused Asset-based Approach FULL

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Children have unlimited potential that can be unlocked when issues of equity, SEL, and achievement are addressed using a literacy infused asset-based approach that includes (1) explicit instruction framed by and anchored in 7 Strengths that include belonging, friendship, kindness, curiosity, courage, confidence, and hope, (2) literacy engagements (interactive read alouds, shared/close reading, literacy clubs, family intervention, etc.), and (3) access to a an abundance of culturally relevant texts that act as 'mirrors, windows, and doors' that provoke identity development and sociopolitical consciousness.

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Dr. Joyce Jamerson

Director of Academic Planning & Solution Development, Scholastic Education Solutions
Dr. Joyce Jamerson supports educational leaders as a thought-partner and strategist in her position as a Director of Academic Planning & Solution Development for Scholastic Education Solutions. She has consulted with school districts and education organizations nationwide on a range... Read More →
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Marsha Lafferty

Account Manager, Scholastic Education Solutions
Marsha Lafferty is an Account Manager for Scholastic Education. She has 9 years of teaching experience working with PK-8 schools as a teacher and over 18 years working with school districts in California, Nevada, Arizona and Hawaii. Ms. Lafferty holds a Bachelor of Science in Elementary... Read More →

Thursday May 12, 2022 11:45am - 12:30pm PDT
Room 32B 111 W. Harbor Dr. San Diego, CA 92101