Facilitators: Deon Clark and Joshua Olatunde, TCI Solutions.
This all-day workshop is designed to provide secondary and postsecondary educators with tools and strategies in the following areas: A) Recognize the diverse cultural characteristics of students, and socioeconomic status to adjust teaching methods. B) Improve rapport with students, effectively manage your classrooms, and motivate students to want to learn. C) Engage employers in meaningful ways to add value to student learning.
Facilitator: Dr. Donna M. Beegle, Communications Across Barriers. The intensive two-day Poverty Institute provides professionals with a grounded understanding of poverty, and what you can do to more successfully assist people in moving out – and staying out – of poverty.
Facilitator: Dr. Donna M. Beegle, Communications Across Barriers. Prerequisite: Participation in Poverty Institute. The Coaching Institute prepares participants to serve as Certified Poverty Coaches for their organizations — educating colleagues, providing leadership for breaking poverty barriers, and developing systemwide approaches for improving outcomes for people who live in the war zone of poverty.