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Thursday, February 21


Financial Literacy: A Key Step Toward Equity and Access to Opportunity
Even without a mandate, over 600 California high schools offer a standalone personal finance course, and many other districts integrate concepts crucial to financial capability throughout K-12 classrooms. What is working? California Jump$tart will share results, and identify training and resources available absolutely free of charge.


Laurel Mitchell, Ph.D.

Chair of California Jump$tart Coalition, Jump $tart
Laurie Mitchell is Chair of California Jump$tart Coalition, Professor Emeritus of University of Redlands, and Trustee of the American Funds. After working with thousands of college youth at several universities throughout California, Laurie is dedicating her energies to improving... Read More →

Thursday February 21, 2019 10:00am - 11:30am
Exhibit Hall B


Unleashing Your Personal Power
The amalgamation of decades of research from multiple sources clearly demonstrates that the educator is the single greatest influence on student achievement, and that what we do instructionally supersedes anything a child may come to school with.

In this session, participants will learn about the many benefits to fostering one’s belief in their individual capabilities, and receive tools to embed these concepts into their daily practice in order to fully unleash their personal power.

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Kristin Anderson

Sponsored by BetterLesson
Kristin R. Anderson is an incredibly passionate educator who strives to bring joy, hope, and empowerment to learners across the globe by helping them unleash their brilliance. She motivates systems leaders, educators, consultants, and students to leverage their strengths and apply... Read More →

Thursday February 21, 2019 10:00am - 11:30am
Magic Kingdom Ballroom 1


Aligning Your Multi-tiered System of Support to a Shared Vision of Student Readiness
We introduce the Inflexion Approach as a framework schools are using to implement California's Multi-Tiered System of Support (MTSS) - a comprehensive framework that aligns academic, behavioral, and social-emotional learning in a fully integrated system of support for the benefit of all students.

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Matt Coleman

Executive Director, Inflexion
Matt Coleman, DEd, has worked at every level of the secondary education system. He has served as an educational assistant, middle school teacher, high school teacher, high school assistant principal, middle school principal, high school principal, director of secondary education... Read More →

Thursday February 21, 2019 2:15pm - 4:00pm
Exhibit Hall G