This month, we sat down with Stephanie Kinoshita, our Associate Director of Teacher Residency and founding elementary school teacher at our own KIPP Raíces Academy in 2008. Stephanie shared with us what she feels are unique attributes of both the Teacher Residency Program and professional development here at KIPP SoCal.
Topics: Professional Development, elementary school, kippsocal, middle school, charter schools, teacher residency, first year teaching, alder graduation school of education, cohort model, educational equity, assessments
This series will seek to tell the other side of the charter public school story in a way that will bring context to what we believe are truths about charter public schools in general, and specifically about high performing networks, like our own KIPP SoCal. In doing so, we hope you join us in refocusing the narrative on what truly matters: educational equity for all of our children, regardless of zip code, income, language, or ability.
Topics: KTC, College Acceptance, National Blue Ribbon, to and through, Professional Development, teaching, mental health, compassion, social emotional, award winning schools, elementary school, charterswork, AB 1505, Thomas B. Fordham Institute, charter school, Fordham Institute, charter management organizations, Alliance College-Ready Public Schools, Greendot Schools, CCSA
For over two years, Alizah Silver has been teaching mindfulness, activism, and compassion to KIPP Empower Academy elementary school students in South Los Angeles through her interactive yoga classes and after-school program known as the LOVE ACTIVISTS.
Topics: #focusonexcellence, #toandthrough, Professional Development, teaching, environmental issues, mental health, social emotional learning, compassion, love activists, social emotional
Last week, more than 1,000 KIPP SoCal team members joined together in Anaheim at the second annual Start Strong regional professional development event.
Topics: Professional Development