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About Pre-Conference Institutes | One-Day Institutes | Two-Day Institutes | Three-Day Institutes
Sign up to tour one of these schools in the greater Anaheim area on Friday, March 24, 2017, from 8:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. Registration for these Pre-Conference Institutes includes transportation and a box lunch.
The School Site Visit Pre-Conference Institutes have been canceled.
Valencia High School was named a 2016–17 Partnership for 21st Century Learning Exemplar School.
The 21st Century Learning Exemplar Program is a cornerstone for the next stage of the 21st century skills movement. For over a decade, P21 has advocated for 21st century readiness for every student.
Through the Exemplar Program, P21 is identifies, documents, promotes, and celebrates examples of successful 21st century learning. This program provides educators and communities a variety of models to draw from and offers policymakers and P21 State Partners local examples to help encourage their support.
The Valencia Academy, which includes an International Baccalaureate Program and a Val Tech Diploma Program, has been instrumental in bringing students to Valencia from outside our attendance area and district. As a result of enrollment growth over the past several years, Valencia High School has been able to increase the number of Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate, computer technology, and Regional Occupational Program (ROP) classes offered. These include a preschool lab on-site that permits high school students within the Careers with Children program to work in the lab school and a Building Industry Technology Academy (BITA) program that provides students the opportunity to learn carpentry/construction skills and power/hand tool care and use in the school lab. Students involved in BITA participate in building trades association contests and have opportunities to volunteer for community projects such as Home Aid, Habitat for Humanity, and Paint Your Heart Out.
Materials Fee: N/A
Registration Code: PD17PC033
This institute has been canceled.
Savanna High School was named a 2013–14 Partnership for 21st Century Learning Exemplar School.
Savanna High School in Anaheim, California, exemplifies a comprehensive approach to 21st century education. At a conference on teaching 21st century skills to students, the National Partnership for 21st Century Skills recognized Savanna High School as an Exemplar School for its comprehensive and innovative approaches to teaching and learning.
Savanna High's includes a four-year capstone student project that results in a final year portfolio presentation and panel interview with teachers. This program was set in place for students to demonstrate their career and college readiness. Administrators and teachers set high standards for students and expect them to be critical thinkers, academically and personally accountable citizens, good communicators and collaborators, globally aware, culturally competent, and digital-age learners.
Savanna offers college-going programs; a Seal of Biliteracy for graduates with dual language competency; and several career pathway academies, including STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) Academy, Medical Academy (where students graduate as certified nurses' assistants), Automotive Technology Academy, and World Languages Academy.
Registration Code: PD17PC034
Kraemer Middle School provides each student a diverse education that promotes self-discipline, opportunities, motivation, and excellence in learning in a safe, supportive, and empowering environment.
Kraemer recognizes that each student is a unique individual possessing talents, abilities, goals, and dreams. All students have equal priority at Kraemer, which is focused on meeting each child's education needs.
In partnership with families and community members, Kraemer staff members are committed to providing students with relevant, rigorous, and meaningful opportunities for empowerment, accountability, success, and high achievement.
Kraemer offers unique programs such as AVID, GATE (Gifted and Talented Education), and "Super Saturday," which provide students with an engaging, enriching, and collaborative learning experience using science, the arts, mathematics, and 21st century skills. Kramer also takes advantage of being directly adjacent to one of the top high schools in southern California, Valencia High School, by offering numerous classes on its campus. The Kraemer-Valencia Bridge Program provides Kraemer students with the opportunity to travel to the Valencia campus to access high school?level curriculum; fast track to advanced courses; and acclimate to the high school campus, staff, and programs.
Registration Code: PD17PC035
Stoddard Elementary is a STEAM Academy (science, technology, engineering, art, and math). STEAM education builds our students' critical thinking, analysis, and collaboration skills. Students incorporate the concepts learned in real-world contexts of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, fostering the development of STEAM skills and competencies for high school, college, career, and life. Stoddard students are engaged in P21 skills of communication, collaboration, creativity, critical thinking, music, and computer programming.
Registration Code: PD17PC036
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