Sonoma County Office of Education


2018-19 Administrators' Kickoff

The Sonoma County Superintendent of Schools, Sonoma County Board of Education, and Sonoma County Association of School Administrators are joining forces to provide this event to kickoff the 2018-19 school year. At this free event, Dr. Julio Cammarota, associate professor of multicultural education at Iowa State University, will discuss the relationship between culture and academic achievement, focusing on Latina/o youth, institutional factors in academic achievement, and liberatory pedagogy. Dr. Cammmarota will also share how a social justice approach to education can improve the academic experiences of marginalized youth.

When September 13, 2018
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Location SCOE-Teacher Learning Center
Presenter Dr. Julio Cammarota: Dr Cammarota's work has been instrumental with advancing social justice in education and youth development. He is the co-editor of two volumes in the Critical Youth Studies series published by Routledge/Falmer Press: Beyond Resistance! Youth Activism and Community Change: New Democratic Possibilities for Practice and Policy for America’s Youth (2006) and Revolutionizing Education: Youth Participatory Action Research in Motion (2008). In addition, Dr. Cammarota has published an ethnography of Latina/o youth entitled, Sueños Americanos: Barrio Youth Negotiate Social and Cultural Identities (University of Arizona Press, 2008). His latest work includes co-editing a volume on the struggle for ethnic studies in Tucson, Arizona: Raza Studies: The Public Option for Educational Revolution (University of Arizona Press, 2014).
Cost Free
Audience Superintendents, District Board Members, School Administrators
Registration closes 09/13/2018
Registration Kimberly Vallee, (707) 524-2603,
Questions Kimberly Vallee, (707) 524-2603,

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