Leadership in action from cradle to career by dr ramirez
Leadership in Action:From Cradle to Career Transforming one Community at a Time Dr. Lettie ramirez California state university, East bay Hayward, California, USA
Hayward Promise NeighborhoodHayward Promise Neighborhood (HPN) is a partnershipbetween California State University, East Bay Hayward Unified School District Chabot Community College City of Hayward
CSU East BayMission- as professors ….is “to provide an academically rich, multicultural learning experience that prepares all its students to realize their goals, pursue meaningful life work and to be socially responsible contributors to their communities, locally and globally.” CSU East Bay new president’s committment
HAYWARD PROMISE NEIGHBORHOOD CSU East Bay is committed to substantially change results for low income children in Hayward Create a world class system of cradle-to- college-to-career education and support to ensure every Jackson Triangle student will succeed in 21st century careers.
Implementation HPN Theory of Change Grounded on the premise that the milestones of early development crucially affect the quality of subsequent developmental processes for children. Theory of Action Gradually scaling up to serve the children and youth of Hayward Promise Neighborhood. Involving parents, educators and community leaders in concerted and coordinated efforts to guide child development towards the acquisition of positive and sustainable behaviors.
HAYWARD PROMISE Jackson Triangle GOALS are for Children to: Be PREPARED for school Be SUPPORTED in and out of school SUCCEED academically and be ready for meaningful work and/or college ENROLL in postsecondary education, including workforce training GRADUATE from postsecondary education/training ENTER a productive career
Hayward Promise NeighborhoodProject was initiated after careful and in-depth 1 yearplanning that included: Parent and Community Surveys in Spanish and English Focus Groups with Parents, Teachers and Community organizations School Readiness Report Early Learning Evaluations
HAYWARD PROMISE DIPLOMACY Needs Identified included: Need to improve parent education and skills regarding early childhood development and kindergarten readiness Need to increase levels of school readiness Need to improve child cognitive, social and emotional development Need to improve the skills and expertise of Early Child Care providers
Hayward Promise Neighborhood Study Identified the following: 10,662 Residents 957 Children Birth to 4 yrs. Old 2,166 School age children 1,292 Transition 18 to 24 yrs. of age 4,415 (41%) population is 25 yrs. of age or younger 3,123 (30%) is 18 yrs. of age or younger
HAYWARD PROMISE NEIGHBORHOOD Of the 2,166 school age (5-18 years) 77% (1,674) are enrolled in Hayward Unified School 70% (1,172 of 1,674) of these children attend one of the six target schools of the HPN Partnership - Harder and Park Elementary, Cesar Chavez and Winton Middle, and Tennyson and Hayward High Schools.
Hayward Promise NeighborhoodStudents are :59% Hispanic15% Asian/Filipino13% African American6% White61% Qualify for Free or Reduce Lunch35% are English Language Learners
Vision of HPN All children growing up in the Jackson Triangle will have access to effective schools and strong systems of family and community support that will prepare them to attain an excellent education and successfully transition to college or postsecondary training and careers.
Hayward Promise Neighborhood Child Care Coordinating Council of Alameda (4C’s) Alameda County Health Care Services Agency First 5 of Alameda County Eden Area Regional Occupation Program HARD: Hayward Area Recreational Department TVHC: Tiburcio Vazquez Health Center SSL: Super Star Literacy La Familia Counseling Services
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