It Takes All of Us: A Seminar Series About Educating and Developing Youth, Part One

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This webinar is part one of our four-part series on Community Educators with Dr. Patricia Moore Harbour on February 19, 2014.

This webinar is part one of our four-part series on Community Educators with Dr. Patricia Moore Harbour on February 19, 2014.

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  • 1. It  Takes  All  of  Us:  A   Seminar  Series  About   Educa9ng  and   Developing  Youth     featuring     Dr.  Patricia  Moore  Harbour   Presented  by   Friends  for  Youth,  Inc.   Ke4ering  Founda7on  
  • 2. February  19,  2014  Webinar     Part  One:  Is  School  Reform  Enough?   •  Explore  the  rela7onship,  role,  and  responsibili7es  of   schools  and  communi7es  in  educa7on  and   development  of  next  genera7on   •  Special  guest:  Becky  Cooper,  Execu7ve  Director  of   Friends  for  Youth   •  Q  &  A  throughout  presenta7on  (use  Q  &  A  panel)  
  • 3. Par7cipate  in  Today’s  Webinar   •  •  •  •  All  a4endees  muted  for   best  sound   Type  ques7ons  and   comments  in  the  ques7on   box   Respond  to  polls   Who  is  with  us  today?  
  • 4. Community   Educators:  A  Resource   for  Educa9ng  and   Developing  Our  Youth   Author:   Patricia  Moore  Harbour,  Ed.D.   What  does  it  take  to   make  democracy  work  as   it  should?   www.ke4ering.org      
  • 5. Becky  Cooper   Execu9ve  Director,  Friends  for  Youth     Becky  Cooper  has  been  with  the  organiza7on   since  its  crea7on  in  1979.  She  has  a  B.A.  in   Psychology  and  a  M.A.  in  Educa7on  from   Stanford  University.  Ms.  Cooper  has  served  on   the  Governor’s  Mentoring  Partnership  Quality   Assurance  Standards  Commi4ee,  and,  in  2004,   was  named  one  of  four  “Mentoring  Area   Experts”  by  the  Center  for  Applied  Research   Solu7ons.  Becky  co-­‐authored  Running  a  Safe   and  Effec;ve  Mentoring  Program  and  SAFE.     becky@friendsforyouth.org    
  • 6. Dr.  Patricia  Moore  Harbour   President  ,  Center  for  Quality  Educa7on     Patricia  Moore  Harbour  dedicates  her  life’s   work  to  public  educa7on  and  social  change.     She  supports    youth  and  adults    to  use  their   natural  gibs,  abili7es    and  capaci7es  to  achieve   extraordinary  outcomes.  Pat  has  been  a   teacher  and  school  administrator  and  is  a   parent,  grandparent,  mentor  and  community   educator.    She  believes  re-­‐establishing  the   connec7on    between  educa7on,  democracy   and  community  increases  our  capacity  to  live,   work  together  and  shape  the  future  for  the     next  genera7on  from  the  power  of  our   common  humanity.   pharbour.communityeducators@gmail.com    
  • 7. Ongoing  Learning:  Pre-­‐webinar  Poll   What  do  you  know   about  Community   Educators?  
  • 8. Please  help  us  by   answering  survey   ques7ons  when  you  exit   webinar     You  will  receive  an  email   with  informaFon  on  how   to  download  the  slides,   access  the  recording,   and  connect  to  resources  
  • 9. www.keNeringfounda9on.org    
  • 10. www.keNeringfounda9on.org    
  • 11. Community  Educators  Ini7a7ve   A  KeHering  FoundaFon  Research  Study   •  •  Preceded  by  earlier  research  efforts   Community  School  bonding   -  •  School  and  community  disconnected   Achievement  Gap   -  Ci7zens  and  professional  educators  see  this  differently              WE  ASKED:   Who  educates?   Is  the  community  a  resource  to  educate?   Who  are  the  community  educators?     What  do  they  do  and  why?  
  • 12. "EducaFon  is  the  deliberate,  systemic,  and   sustained  effort  to  transmit,  evoke,  or   acquire  knowledge,  values,  aOtudes,  skills   and  sensibiliFes,  as  well  as  any  learning   that  results  from  that  effort,  direct  or   indirect,  intended  or  unintended.”      Lawrence  Cremin   American  EducaFon:  The  Metropolitan  Experience  
  • 13. Educa7on,  Democracy  and  Community   Public’s  Role:   •  Ownership   •  Responsibility   •  Accountability  
  • 14. John  Dewey,  Educa7on  Historian   •  •  •  •  •  In  democracy,  educa7on  can  enable  ci7zen  to  integrate   culture  and  voca7on   School  is  social  center,  place  for  instruc7on   Role  of  teaching:  both  how  to  be  effec7ve  problem  solvers   and  how  to  live  in  democracy   Fundamental  connec7on  between  social  ac7on  and   educa7on   Role  for  schools  and  ci9zens  that  affirmed  bond  between   educa7on  and  democra7c  process  
  • 15. School  Reform  is  Not  Enough   •  Has  reform   failed?   •  Are  reform  and   transforma7on   the  same?  
  • 16. Schools  Cannot  Do  It  Alone   •  School  Reform  Efforts   -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  Curriculum   Teacher  training   Parent  involvement   School  organiza7on   Business  partnerships   Length  of  school  day  and  school  year   Charter  schools   Mayoral  and  state  take-­‐over   Tes7ng  
  • 17. How  Does  the  Village  Transform  Educa7on?   Shib  in  thinking   Engaged  ci7zens   Rela7onships   Culture  of   learning   •  Coproduc7on  of   educa7on   •  •  •  • 
  • 18. Change  is  Choice   Individual  and  CollecFve   Ci7zens  and  community  transform   Examine  points  of  view,  prac7ces,  tradi7ons   Name  and  frame  issues   Engage  in  dialogue  and  delibera7on   Build  rela7onships  at  all  levels  across   boundaries   •  Make  choices   •  Take  ac7on   •  •  •  •  • 
  • 19. Culture  of  Learning   “Learning  Communi7es  are  ...  a  coordinated   network  of  people  and  organiza7ons  that  work   together  to  build  rela7onships  with  children  and   youth  in  order  to  strengthen  learning  and   support  their  holis7c,  healthy  development.”   Lisa  Boone-­‐Berry   ConnecFons  2011:  The  Changing  Culture  of  Learning   h4p://ke4ering.org/periodicals/crea7ngculturelearningcon2011      
  • 20. Culture  of  Learning  Includes   •  •  •  •  •  •  •  •  •  •  Schools   Libraries   Churches   Farms   Art  galleries   Neighborhood   Parks   Youth   Businesses   Museums   •  •  •  •  •  •  Recrea7on   centers   Aber  school   programs   Fire/police   departments   Grocery  stores   Community   Educators   Non-­‐profits   A  learning  community  reconnects  schools  and  community  
  • 21. Coproduc7on  of  Educa7on   “Democracy  undergirds  public   educa7on.  And  one  of  its  ways  is   through  the  public’s  coproduc7on   of  educa7on.”   David  MaHhews,  President,  KeHering  FoundaFon   Phi  Delta  Kappa  InternaFonal,  April  2008  
  • 22. Discussion:  In  Your  Community…   •  What  are  examples  of  ciFzens  educaFng  and   developing  youth?  What  is  the  impact?   •  Who  has  ownership  and  responsibility  for  the   educaFon  and  development  of  youth?  Give   example  of  what  works  and  what  does  not  work.   •  What  fosters  a  culture  of  learning  and/or   coproducFon  to  educate  and  develop  youth?   Share  example  of  success.  
  • 23. Reflec7on  and  Ques7ons   Polls   Facebook   KeHering   FoundaFon   Friends  for  Youth  
  • 24. CALL  FOR   ACTION!   •  •  What  is  one   ac7on  you  will   commit  to  do  that   engages  others  in   this  conversa7on   Share  your  acFon,   experience,  and   outcome  on   Facebook  
  • 25. Educa7ng  and  Developing  Youth   •  •  •  How  do  I  and  we  as  a   community  think   about    our  youth?   Who  is  responsible  for   educa7ng  and   developing  youth?   What  is  the  change  we   want  to  see  for  youth   in  our  community?  
  • 26. Community  Educators  Giveaway!   Winner:   Name,  Loca7on     Community  Educators   is  also  available   www.keHering.org   www.amazon.com      
  • 27. Join  Us  for  Our  Next   Webinar!       It  Takes  All  of  Us:     A  Seminar  Series  About   Educa9ng  and  Developing  Youth   Part  Two:  Educa;on  is  Broader   than  Just  Schools   March  5,  2014   hNp://friendsforyouth.org       Register  for  each  webinar  
  • 28. Please  help  us  by   answering  survey   ques7ons  when  you  exit   webinar     You  will  receive  an  email   with  informa7on  on  how   to  download  the  slides,   access  the  recording,   and  connect  to   resources