California policy and advocacy organizations are invited to participate in a no-cost workshop series being held in partnership with Pivot Learning, The Education Trust-West, Partnership for Los Angeles Schools, and Californians Together, to learn more about, and advocate for, high-quality curriculum and materials (HQIM) as a lever for educational equity.
During this workshop series, we will explore HQIM and professional development for educators, with an emphasis on mathematics (given the schedule and focus of the California materials adoption process). With the expertise of our partners, we will dive into the relationship between standards-aligned and user-friendly curriculum, excellent instruction for English Learners, and culturally relevant teaching.
The series will culminate in a call to action led by The Education Trust-West and Californians Together, advocating for the highest quality curricula across California and in your community.
Benefits to Learning & Advocacy Series Participants
- No-cost training series with national experts on best practices in HQIM and instruction.
- Community-building and engagement with like-minded organizations pursuing educational equity.
- Participation in a network of organizations advocating for HQIM for all students in California.
Commitments from Learning & Advocacy Series Participants
- Attend all five virtual workshop sessions:
- August 5, 2021, 1-3 p.m. PT
- November 9, 2021, 1-3 p.m. PT
- February 10, 2022, 1-3 p.m. PT
- May 12, 2022, 1-3 p.m. PT
- July 21, 2022, 1-3 p.m. PT
- Participate in short surveys and/or focus groups focusing on the objectives of the learning arc.
Download our information flyer to share with other interested organizations.
*We define high-quality instructional materials (HQIM) as state standards-aligned, user-friendly, culturally relevant, and supporting of English Learners in accessing the grade level content.