Optional Course Credit

Earn Optional Credit for participating in the LEAD Summit at the CSUSB campus or online from a Town Hall Viewing Site.

To successfully earn credit for those participating on-site at the LEAD Summit:

  • Register for the LEAD Summit no later than March 28, 2019
  • Fully participate in the LEAD Summit by attending all of the sessions (8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)
  • Complete the LEAD post-summit survey by April 15, 2019 which will be emailed to you after the event.

To successfully earn credit for those participating virtually from a Town Hall Viewing Site should:

  • Register for the LEAD Summit not later than March 28, 2019
  • Fully participate in the LEAD Summit from a distance by virtually attending all of the sessions from a Town Hall Viewing Site (8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)
  • Complete the LEAD post-summit survey by April 15, 2019 which will be emailed to you after the event.

Note: Once your optional credit registration and fee is received no refunds are permitted.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: March 28, 2019

Quarter: Spring 2019

Course Title: Latino Education and Advocacy Days (LEAD) Summit - Optional Credit

Category: Education Summit

Course No.: EDUC 4104

Unit(s): 1

Schedule No.: 24532

Fee: $70

Day(s)/Date(s): Thursday, March 28, 2019

Time: 8:30 am-3:30 pm

Location: SAN BERNARDINO-CSUSB, Santos Manual Student Union or virtually from a Town Hall Viewing Site

Instructor: Enrique Murillo

Registration Deadline: by March 28, 2019 online or a limited morning opportunity to register onsite the morning of the Summit

Course Fee: $70.00 for one unit of continuing education, professional development level of credit.

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Please Note: once the optional credit registration and fee is received, no refunds are permitted.

Description: This summit will cover a broad range of topics on the educational issues that impact Latinos, particularly students and families. There are four components which will encompass most issues of relevance:

  1. Community Engagement,
  2. Professional Development,
  3. Parental Involvement, and
  4. Youth Leadership.

These include, but are not limited to the following strands:

  • Schooling Conditions and Outcomes / Educational Pipeline 
  • Culture, Identity and Diversity 
  • Immigration, Globalization and Transnationalism 
  • Language Policies and Politics 
  • Early Childhood 
  • Latino Perspectives on School Reform 
  • Culturally-Responsive Pedagogies and Effective Practices 
  • High Stakes Testing and Accountability 
  • Community Activism and Advocacy 
  • Higher Education Eligibility, Enrollment and Attainment

The Professional Development Component of the Latino Education and Advocacy Day (LEAD) Summit is designed to provide administrators, teachers and staff an experience in broadening your understanding of the educational issues that impact Latinos, particularly students and families. The educational success of an individual is linked to many factors. Understanding those factors can create unprecedented success in the teaching and learning community.

Course Requirements (attendance at all sessions from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m in person or virtually from a Town Hall Viewing Site):

8:00 AM: Check-In / Live Music - Web Cast Red Carpet Interviews

  • Continental Breakfast – Distribution of Packets – Optional Course Credit Registration
  • Live Entertainment -  Saludo Artístico

9:00 AM: Opening Ceremony

  • Color Guard Presentation / Pledge of Allegiance
    Air Force Junior ROTC, West Covina High School
    Jesus Acuña-Perez, Capt. (ret) USAF, Senior Aerospace Science Instructor, West Covina High School
  • Procession of Hope / Procesión de la Esperanza
  • National Anthem

9:15 AM: Welcome Remarks / Bienvenida

  • Chancellor Timothy White (video message)
  • President Tomás D. Morales (video message)
  • Dr. Shari McMahon
    Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, California State University, San Bernardino
  • Dean Jake Zhu, Interim Dean, College of Education 
    California State University, San Bernardino
  • Honorary Chairpersons /  Padrino y Madrina de Honor
    Jose Angel Gutierrez, Padrino (video message) 
    Concepción "Concha" Rivera

10:00 AM: Featured Speaker - Hon. Alex Padilla, California Secretary of State (confirmed)

  • Jesse Felix(confirmed), Introduction / Moderator, Executive Director of the Associated Students, Inc., and Doctoral Candidate-Cohort 10, Educational Leadership Program, CSUSB

10:35 AM: Break / Un Cafecito & Vendor / Exhibits Fair

  • Live Entertainment & Coffee Provided

10:50 AM: Our Vote Is Our Voice: An In-Memoriam Tribute to Willie C. Velásquez & Antonio González

  • Dr. Elen Riojas-Clark (confirmed), Introduction / Moderator - Professor Emerita, Department of Bicultural-Bilingual Studies, College of Education and Human Development, University of Texas at San Antonio, 2015 Madrina LEAD Summit
  • Janine Velasquez (confirmed)
  • Lydia Camarillo (confirmed), Acting President, Southwest Voter Registration Project
    Antonio Gonzalez Tribute
  • Irma Muñoz (confirmed), Founder and Director, Mujeres de la Tierra - "Memories of Antonio"
  • Jorge Haynes (confirmed), 2015 Feria Educativa Padrino de Honor,
  • Senior Director of External Relations for the California State University Office of the Chancellor (Retired)
    Summary

11:15 AM: Panel – Unleashing the Giant: Voter Registration & Civic Engagement

  • Jenna Aguirre (confirmed), Introduction / Moderator, Director, Academic Resources, and Doctoral Candidate-Cohort 10, Educational Leadership Program, CSUSB
  • Janet Bernabe, Riverside Regional Coordinator for Mi Familia Vota (confirmed)
  • Luz Gallegos, Director of Community Programs for TODEC (Training Occupational Development Educating Communities) Legal Center (confirmed)
  • Francisco J. Sola, Latino Voter Registration Project (confirmed)

12:00 PM: Buffet Lunch & Networking - Vendor/Exhibits Fair

12:40 PM: Panel - Everyone Counts: the 2020 Census & Political Representation At-Risk?

  • Adán Chávez, Panel Chair, Regional Census Campaign Manager, Inland Empire NALEO Educational Fund (confirmed)
  • Dr. Arturo J. Hernandez (confirmed), Partnership Specialist 2020 U.S. Census Bureau, CEO & Founder of Zamora Institute, Doctoral Graduate-Cohort 8, Educational Leadership Program, CSUSB
  • Quintilia Ávila (confirmed), Regional Program Manager, Southern California Lead, California Complete Count
  • Jacqueline Martinez Garcel (confirmed), CEO, Latino Community Foundation
  • Ely Flores (confirmed), State Director of Civic Engagement, NALEO Educational Fund

1:25 PM: Featured Speaker - Maria del Rosario “Rosie” Castro

  • Dr. Alejandro Jazan (confirmed), Introduction / Moderator, Associate Professor-Speech, Communication Studies, College of the Desert, and Doctoral Graduate-Cohort 10, Educational Leadership Program, CSUSB
  • Maria del Rosario “Rosie” Castro (confirmed)
    Civil Rights Activist & Educator

2:00 PM: Break / Un Cafecito & Vendor/Exhibits Fair

  • Live Entertainment & LEAD Cake and Coffee Provided

2:15 PM: Capstone Presentation - Civic Courage and Social Action in the American Democratic Process: Toward a New Latino Citizenry

  • Deborah Grijalva, Introduction / Moderator, Doctoral Candidate-Cohort 11, Educational Leadership Program, CSUSB (confirmed)
  • Lydia Camarillo, Acting President, Southwest Voter Registration Project (confirmed)
  • Ben Monterroso, Executive Director, Mi Familia Vota (confirmed)
  • Lizette Escobedo (confirmed), Director of National Census Programs, NALEO Educational Fund
  • Clarissa Martinez de Castro (invited)
  • Deputy Vice President of Policy and Advocacy, UnidosUS

3:15 PM: Concluding Remarks & Acknowledgements / Despedida

* Sessions schedule subject to change.  Please check back to see the most up to date schedule of events.

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* Sessions schedule subject to change.  Please check back to see the most up to date schedule of events.

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* Sessions schedule subject to change.  Please check back to see the most up to date schedule of events.

Full Summit Attendance: One (1) unit of optional credit at the continuing education level, from the College of Extended Learning at CSUSB, is available for those who fully participate in this summit AND complete the post-summit survey.

Please Note: once the optional credit registration and fee is received, no refunds are permitted.
Course Requirements (attendance at all sessions, .):

For more information, please contact:

Aurora Vilchis
College of Extended Learning
Phone: 909-537-3965
Email: vilchis@csusb.edu