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Monterey County Office of Education

Leadership, Support and Service to Prepare All Students for Success

Dr. Nancy Kotowski, County Superintendent of Schools

2017 Educational Leadership Summit

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The Monterey County Board of Education, the Monterey County School Boards Association and Monterey County Superintendent of Schools Dr. Nancy Kotowski hosted the bi-annual Monterey County Educational Leadership Summit for newly elected and continuing school district board trustees and their superintendents from Monterey County’s 24 school districts and two community college districts on November 16, 2017 at the Inn at Spanish Bay in Pebble Beach.

This unique professional development retreat experience was specifically tailored for Monterey County governance teams and their superintendents to collaborate and prepare for the many changes in education that school districts are facing.

The Educational Leadership Summit program included two general sessions and several breakout sessions that were designed to increase the knowledge and capacity of board members to effectively govern their local schools. The keynote addresses during general sessions were given by Jack O'Connell, Partner, Capitol Advisors Group and Former State Superintendent of Schools and Dr. Francisco Jimenez, Author and  Professor at Santa Clara University.

A gallery of event photos.

  Watch the 2017 Summit montage video

Below is a list of Summit sessions and links to session materials.

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Welcome Keynote: Keys to Effective Leadership and Governance:  Lessons Learned
Jack O'Connell, Partner, Capitol Advisors Group and Former State Superintendent of Public Instruction

  Watch video of Keynote Address

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Luncheon Keynote: The Importance of Multicultural Literacy
Dr. Francisco Jimenez, Author of "The Circuit" and Professor at Santa Clara University

  Watch video of Presentation

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Understanding the Legal Requirements of School Boards and Board Members
Marguerite Leoni, Partner, Nielsen Merksamer Parrinello Gross and Leoni, LLP
Hilary Gibson, Associate, Nielsen Merksamer Parrinello Gross and Leoni, LLP

  Watch video of Presentation

Click here for workshop handout

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The Bully, The Bullied, and The Not-So-Innocent Bystander
Barbara Coloroso, Author, Speaker, and Consultant on Bullying

  Watch video of Presentation

Click here to view workshop handout

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The Shift to Future Ready: Technology Integration and Innovative School Programs

Featured Speaker: Thomas C. Murray, Future Ready Schools

Click here to view workshop handouts

Photo of Susan Henry, Summit Presenter

 


Behind the Numbers:  Where California Stands in School Funding and What School Districts Can Do to Inform Public Perceptions of Education
Presenters:  Susan Henry and Mike Ambrose, California School Boards Association

  Watch video of Presentation

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California's Fiscal and Political Outlook for K-12 Education and Legislative Overview

Presenters:  Jack O'Connell and Gerry Shelton, Capitol Advisors Group

  Watch video of Presentation

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The Role of Equity: California's New Accountability and Continuous Improvement System

Presenters:  Edwin Javius, Ed Equity, Inc. and Dr. Rey Reyes, Monterey County Office of Education

  Watch video of Presentation

Click here for workshop handout

Click here for workshop handout

Manniello

 


Board Relations and Developing Cohesive, Effective Governance Teams
Presenter: Tom Manniello, Partner, Lozano Smith Attorneys at Law

  Watch video of Presentation

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Preparing K-12 Students for the Rigors of College:  What Districts Need to Do
Presenters: Scott Hill and David Moniz, The College Board, Western Regional Office

  Watch video of Presentation

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Donors Choose

 


Raising Results for English Learners
Presenters: Gustavo Gonzales and Gina Garcia-Smith, California Department of Education

  Watch video of Presentation

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A Focus on Undocumented Students: Ensuring a Safe and Affirming Learning Environment for All Students
Presenter: Mary T. Hernandez, Attorney, Garcia Hernandez Sawhney, LLP

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Dave Paulson Presenting

 


Human Trafficking Happens Here: Identifying and Responding to Human Trafficking
Presenters:  Deborah Pembrook, Coalition to End Human Trafficking
Patty Hernandez, J.D., Monterey County Department of Social Services
Lauren McFarlin, Archer Child Advocacy Center

  Watch video of Presentation

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Click here for workshop handout

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How Not To Be A Terrible School Board Member
Author: Richard E. Mayer


 

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