Monday, July 29, 2013

Teaching for Social Justice - Conference

T4SJ's 13th Annual Conference
Teaching for Social Justice: The Politics of Pedagogy

Saturday October 12th, 2013, 9am-5pm at Mission High School - 3750 18th St., San Francisco, CA
Over 40 workshops presented in the morning and afternoon • Resource Faire and tabling • Childcare provided • FREE!

Sign-up early, get conference updates and volunteer opportunities!

Special Keynote Presentations by:
June Jordan School for Equity Justice Matters present: Visions of Transformative Teaching–Social Justice Practice - in Schools and in Classrooms
Afternoon Keynote Address:
Dr. David Stovall, Professor of Education Policy and African American Studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago and Co-author of Handbook of Social Justice Education and Teaching Toward Democracy.

** Join us for WORKSHOPS, RESOURCE FAIR, SPEAKERS & COMMUNITY BUILDING. Childcare is provided (must be reserved by September 27, 2013)

This conference is open and welcomes any and all of the following: Classroom Teachers,  Paraprofessionals, Administrators, Support Personnel, Parents and Youth,  After-school Youth Workers, & Credential Candidates, Aspiring Educators and the Public!!  We hope to see you there!

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Monday, July 08, 2013

Accreditation Issue at Community College of SF

by Rick Sterling‚ Jul. 08‚ 2013

On the second floor of a small office building in suburban Novato, California are the headquarters of the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC). A "For Lease" sign is out front. ACCJC office neighbors on the second floor are "1st Global Capital" and "Big Cat Advertising". The office is unassuming but ACCJC has managed to acquire the power to threaten the existence of community colleges throughout the state. The leadership of ACCJC has gone "all in" in a conflict with City College of San Francisco (CCSF). They have threatened to terminate the largest community college in the state, founded in 1935.

What are the real reasons for the conflict? Why is ACCJC so intent on shutting down CCSF as it has existed and served San Francisco?