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Communication Strategies for ALL Educators & Stakeholders - Held Virtually

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Communication Strategies for ALL Educators & Stakeholders - Held Virtually
Communication Strategies for ALL Educators & Stakeholders - Held Virtually

Time & Location

Jul 27, 2024, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

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About the Event

Communication Strategies for ALL Educators & Stakeholders

Held Virtually

Saturday, July 27, 2024 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

A 30 minute lunch break

$25 for Support Staff 

$50 for NASA Members 

$75 for Non-NASA Members

Due to Washoe County School District (WCSD) salary advancement requirements, WCSD participants will be asked to submit a brief written summation of how this professional learning event will transfer learning into practice before a certificate is issued. WCSD participants: please use the link provided on the Guidance/Link sheet for each event to submit. Lastly, when completing events that are (1) or more credits, please submit your tracker to the PGS Department in Washoe and to ahendersonnasa@gmail.com

Workshop Description:

This comprehensive session is designed to educators with the essential tools and strategies needed to enhance communication and collaboration within educational communities. Throughout the day, we will delve into diverse communication methods tailored for parents, teachers, principals and ALL educators. Our journey begins with an exploration of effective communication strategies, acknowledging the unique challenges faced by educators in fostering collaboration between crucial stakeholders. We'll uncover innovative ways to communicate with parents, embracing cultural sensitivity and

inclusivity. Moving forward, we'll navigate the dynamics of communication, understanding bridging the gap between educators and parents. The workshop will also spotlight strategies to engage with principals, fostering effective dialogue and collaboration at the leadership level. The day will be filled with interactive activities, breakout sessions, and real-world scenarios to ensure a hands-on learning experience. Our ultimate goal is to empower each participant with the skills, insights, and confidence needed to navigate the complex landscape of communication within the educational ecosystem. Join us for a day of exploration, collaboration, and transformative learning as we collectively strive to build stronger, more connected educational communities.

Key Takeaways & Outcomes:

As schools work to become culturally responsive and develop culturally relevant instruction that is engaging and cognitively demanding, participants of this workshop will refine their cross-cultural communication skills, becoming adept at engaging with diverse parent populations while promoting inclusivity. We know that schools must engage and collaborate with all stakeholders and communication skills that build and encourage everyone working together to support student achievement are critical. All PreK-12 educators will be able to delve into best practices and formulate strategies to facilitate productive communication, bridging the gap and promoting student achievement.

Key Objectives/Agenda:

The primary objectives are threefold. Firstly, participants will enhance their cross-cultural communication skills, gaining proficiency in engaging with diverse parent populations while fostering inclusivity. Through interactive scenarios and role-playing exercises, we aim to provide practical tools to navigate language diversity and cultural nuances effectively. Secondly, the workshop focuses on strengthening collaborative partnerships between parents and educators. Through breakout sessions and discussions, participants will explore best practices, share insights, and develop strategies for facilitating productive communication, bridging the gap between educators and parents. Lastly, our goal is to empower parents in engaging with school leadership. By delving into the dynamics of liaising with principals and ALL educators participants will gain the knowledge and skills to advocate for parent perspectives, aligning with the school's vision, and fostering positive relationships with leadership. Through these objectives, we aspire to equip participants with the necessary skills, insights, and confidence to navigate the intricate landscape of communication within educational communities; thereby, ensuring educators and parents are working together for the best student outcomes!

Tangible Outcomes:

The outcomes of the virtual learning opportunity, "Communication Strategies for parents and educators," are multifaceted. Participants can expect to emerge with heightened cross-cultural communication skills, enabling them to engage effectively with diverse parent populations while fostering an inclusive environment within their educational communities. The strengthened collaborative partnerships with teachers, administrators and ALL educators will result in enhanced communication, improved understanding, and more effective support structures between educators and parents. Additionally, the workshop aims to empower participants in engaging with school leadership, leading to increased confidence in advocating for parent perspectives, aligning with the school's vision, and fostering positive relationships with administrators and principals. Overall, the outcomes include an enriched skill set, a deeper understanding of communication dynamics within educational ecosystems, and the ability to implement practical strategies that positively impact collaborative relationships between parent liaisons and stakeholders.

Biography of Presenter:

Nury Castillo Crawford, a distinguished lead education consultant with over 25 years of experience, is passionate about fostering inclusive, culturally rich learning environments. She is a recognized voice in the field, committed to community involvement, parental

engagement, and celebrating diverse cultures. Nury has shared her expertise on a national stage, serving as a keynote speaker and presenter at prestigious conferences, inspiring educators, administrators, and policymakers to embrace inclusive practices. As an author, she has written professional genre books that provide practical insights and strategies for creating equitable and culturally responsive classrooms. Nury is also a passionate advocate for celebrating diverse communities through literature, authoring books that empower readers to appreciate our multicultural world. With a Masters Degree in Educational Leadership from Florida A&M University, years of hands-on experience as a school principal, district-level leader, and consultant, she is a thought leader in the field. Nury believes in the transformative power of education and envisions schools as vibrant hubs of learning, where diverse communities enrich the educational experience. As a lead education consultant, she inspires and guides educators towards creating classrooms and schools that reflect our society's mosaic, with a commitment to a future where all students, families, and communities thrive, regardless of their background or identity.

​Participants will earn .5 credit (7.5 hours) toward license renewal!

This workshop ALSO counts for step advancement in Clark and most Nevada School Districts! & In CCSD, those in non-administrative licensed positions may count this workshop for license

renewal AND ALSO CU accrual - THOSE IN NON-ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS EARN BOTH!

(unlimited CUs in this category for those in non-administrative positions)

In CCSD, administrators and professional-technical administrators may count this workshop for license renewal OR hour accrual toward step-advancement - not both for administrators.

(maximum of 30 hours per advancement cycle for administrators in this category)!

Washoe County participants will be required to also register for this course in "MyPGS" in order to receive in-service credit toward salary advancement.

Become a NASA Member and register at a lower rate!

Anyone can become a NASA Member!

To become a NASA Member go to:

WWW.NASANV.ORG

Tickets

  • Support-Staff - Non-Licensed

    This ticket price is for support staff professionals only - that is non-licensed personnel like teacher aides, and non-licensed employees in educational support roles. Employment status will be verified after purchase.

    $25.00
    +$0.63 service fee
  • NASA Member

    This ticket price is for anyone that is a NASA member. ANYONE, including teachers and those in non-administrative positions can become a NASA Member and save on registration rates. It pays to become a NASA Member. Go to: NASANV.org to become a NASA Member immediately and register at the Lower Rate "NASA Member" rate! NASA membership will be verified after purchase.

    $50.00
    +$1.25 service fee
  • Non-NASA Member

    This ticket price is for anyone that is a Non-NASA member and/or any individual that wishes to attend this workshop. ANYONE, including teachers and those in non-administrative positions can become a NASA Member and save on registration rates. It pays to become a NASA Member. Go to: NASANV.org to become a NASA Member immediately and register at the Lower Rate!

    $75.00
    +$1.88 service fee

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