February 22, 2019 Events & Updates, No. 3

The Saturday, March 2 Early Childhood Education Leadership and Equity Summit is just around the corner. We welcome you to engage in dialogue and strategies focused on educational equity and leadership in early learning settings.  Registration closes Monday — make sure you and your colleagues are registered today!

The summit features Keynote Speaker, Dr. Shawn Ginwright, a leading national expert on African American youth, youth activism, and youth development. An Associate Professor of Education in the Africana Studies Department and founder and Chief Executive Officer of Flourish Agenda Inc., a national nonprofit consulting firm that works with schools, youth serving organizations, foundations, and local governments to build and implement strategies that allow young people of color to flourish, he has published extensively on issues related to urban youth in journals such as Social Problems, Social Justice, Urban Review, and New Directions in Youth Development. To read more, visit http://www.shawnginwright.com

Other ECESF events:
On Monday, February 25 ECESF Community Meeting participants will take part in a citywide evaluation of early care and education program and future possibilities.

On Tuesday, March 12 ECESF has scheduled a special Community Meeting bringing Parents for Public Schools — San Francisco to present a workshop geared toward educators supporting families in the SFUSD kindergarten enrollment process.

Registration and details for all three events below.

Sara Hicks-Kilday
ECESF Director
Conference registration closes Monday!

March 2 Leadership & Equity Summit

March 2, 2019
8 AM – 5 PM
Knuth Hall
Creative Arts Building
SFSU, 1600 Holloway Ave
Breakfast & lunch included
Details on workshops and registration here!

ECESF (formerly SFCCPA) is collaborating with EDvance & ECE community partners to bring you the  Leadership & Equity Summit – for early childhood education students, practitioners, & community members.
ECESF Community Meeting, February 25
What's working & what's next: Building the SF citywide ECE plan.

OECE wants to hear from you to support the development of a citywide evaluation plan for early care and education. They would like community input on current program and future possibilities. Come give your input. 

 We will also discuss updates on two AdHoc Committees planning use of Prop C funds, next steps in windfall funds, our role in speaking out, the upcoming conference, and other events.

ECESF Community Meeting
Children's Council, Room 120
445 Church St.  
Monday, February 25 
6:15 pm - welcome
6:30 - 8:30 pm meeting
Helping Families Understand Public School Enrollment and Round Two Assignments - a training workshop for those who work with families.

This workshop is catered towards educators who work with families who have applied for kindergarten in San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) public schools and received their assignment letters. It will cover information relating to the elementary and middle school enrollment process.

Special ECESF Community Meeting
Children's Council, Room 120
445 Church St.  
Tuesday, March 12 
6:15 pm - welcome
6:30 - 8:30 pm meeting

You will learn more about: 
  • Kindergarten options and the assignment process
  • Next steps after parents get their Round 1 letter
  • Options for Round 2
  • Appeal process