Thank you to all of our incredible workshop presenters who helped to make our 11th Annual Community Schools Forum such a success! The handouts and presentations shared in each workshop are listed below.  We will update this page as we receive materials from presenters. If you can't find something you are looking for, please contact Lauren Woodham
 
Session 1  9:15 AM – 10:45 AM
 
Building Trauma-Informed School Communities
HELLEN ANTONOPOULOS, Network Social Emotional Learning Specialist, CPS - Network 1   
CLAIRE COYNE, PhD Psychologist, Lurie Children’s Hospital Building Pathways to Systemic Family Engagement in Community Schools
SARAH OGETO, Principal Consultant, Illinois State Board of Education Advocacy for Dummies – or Smart People with no Advocacy Experience     
JULIE SCHIFELING, Credentialing Coordinator, College of Education and Health Sciences, Bradley University
JACK KAPLAN, Director, Public Policy and Advocacy United Way of Metropolitan Chicago Managing Volunteers...And More!
JENNIFER GRUMHAUS, Executive Director, North Chicago Community Partners
MANDY LOVE, Assistant Executive Director, North Chicago Community Partners
ELIZABETH HAILAND, Director of Strategic Partnerships, North Chicago Community Partners Community School 101       
ELIAS “TAT” CORRAL, Program Manager, Enlace Chicago/ LVLHS Community School, Little Village Greater Lawndale Campus
LANCE BARNES, Resource Coordinator, Zion Elementary School District 6
JENNIFER GODINEZ, Community Schools Program Manager, Family Focus - Nuestra Familia
ALICE SCOTT, Resource Coordinator, Zion Elementary School District 6 Best Practices for Working with Multiple Stakeholders to Engage High School Students and their Families in Community School Programming   
KATHRYN RICE, School Resource Coordinator, Youth Guidance/John Hancock College Preparatory School
IVETTE CONTRERAS, Parent and Family Engagement Coordinator, YG, John Hancock
ADRIANA HERRERA, Student, John Hancock
MARIA HERRERA, Parent, John Hancock
CECILIA GARCIA, Parent, John Hancock From Coordination to Collaboration to Collective Impact: Building a Community School Strategy in the Suburbs        
MARJORY LEWE-BRADY, Director of Partnerships, WeGo Together for Kids, West Chicago District 33
SARAH SMITH, Coordinator of Partnerships, WeGo Together for Kids, West Chicago District 33 Schools as Nutrition Hubs: Taking the Lead in Ending Child Hunger Through Summer and After-School Meals
MALANEY VARALJAY, Program Coordinator, No Kid Hungry Illinois
SUZY LEE, Programs Manager, No Kid Hungry Illinois Engaging Representative Parent Leadership in Community School Decisions
ERIN MOORE, Director of Community Schools, Y.O.U.
AMY LADUKE, Community Schools Manager, Y.O.U./Chute Middle School
LILIANA SALCIDO, Parent Leader, PLUS (Parent Leaders Uniting Schools)
ELIZABETH AVERYHART, Parent Leader, POM (Parents on a Mission) Community Arts Learning Environments: How the Arts Can Reframe Middle & High School Student Perspectives on Themselves, Their Neighborhoods, and Their Communities.   
JOSEPH SPILBERG, Research Program Manager, Chicago Arts Partnerships in Education
NOELLE GARCIA, Program and Research Associate, Chicago Arts Partnership in Education
 
NGSS Standards And You: How To Apply Them in After School  
DR. BARBARA RADNER, Director of Polk Bros. Foundation Center for Urban Education, DePaul University Christmas Shopping - How to Choose and Use Valuable Resources to Engage and Support Youth in Your Programs
ANTIONETTE JOHNSON, W.O.W. Counselor, Youth Guidance/Chicago Vocational Career Academy
Session 2  12:45 PM – 2:15PM
                                               
YPQI (Youth Program Quality Intervention) Implementation for Organizational Leaders
ALISHA G. FLORES, Director of Community Schools and Youth Initiatives, Family Focus Branding Your Community School Through Social Media       
GABRIEL MENDOZA, Program Coordinator, Community Schools Initiative, Chicago Public Schools
LAUREN WOODHAM, Communications and Development Manager, Federation for Community Schools Implementing Service Learning to Create Meaningful Partnerships
SHEENITA ROBINSON, Illinois State Cultural Enrichment Coordinator, Greater Auburn Gresham CDC, Illinois State University-Chicago Teacher Pipeline
VALENTINA GAMBOA-TURNER, Program Coordinator, Illinois State University
APRIL MUSTIAN, PhD. Assistant Professor of Special Education, Illinois State University
LISA ROULE, English Teacher, Simeon Career Academy, Chicago Public Schools Focusing Youth on College and Life Success: Strategies for Using Afterschool to Develop Student and Staff College Mindsets        
AMY LISZT, Director of Strategic Engagement, UChicago Impact
ERIC WERGE, Executive Director of Community Schools Initiative, YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago
KENNY RILEY, Youth and Teen Advisor, YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago
ANNE FRAZIER, Manager of College Success, UChicago Impact
LATOYA WILLIAMS, Youth Enrichment Instructor and 6to16 faciliator, YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago

Power of Play: How to Create a Safe, Respectful, and Inclusive Environment Using Healthy Play   
LOUIS MARQUIS, Program Director, Playworks Illinois
FIORI CONTI, Program Manager, Playworks Illinois
ROY SCHLEGEL, Account Manager, Playworks Illinois
 
Developing Rural Partnerships: Connecting Stakeholders to Community School Work  
BRIAN REID, Technical Assistance Coordinator & Faculty, Eastern Illinois University
KRIS MALESKE, Principal, Williams Elementary School It Takes a Village to Build a Healthy Community            
SHAMIKA WOODS, Elev8 Resource Coordinator, Southwest Organizing Project/Marquette School of Excellence,
OSCAR GALVEZ, Esperanza Medical Assistant, Esperanza Health Center Engaging Parents in School Change: On the Ground Success Stories          
DEXTER LEGGINS, Parent Leader, Melody Elementary School
MARY DUNGY-AKENJI, Senior Organizer, COFI Joining Forces to Improve Mental Health Services in Schools   
TEGAN CAMDEN, Vice President of Behavioral Health Services, Children’s Home Association of Illinois
JOSH YOUNG, Associate Director of Behavioral Health Services, Children’s Home Association of Illinois Promoting Parental Involvement and Participation in Out-of-School Time Activities - Scientists for Tomorrow for Parents        
MARCELO CAPLAN, Associate Professor - Department of Science and Mathematics, Columbia College Chicago
EVELYN OROPEZA, Coordinator of Community Engagement Programs, Columbia College Chicago
MELISSA GARCIA, Project Manager, Frida Khalo Community Organization You for Youth (Y4Y) Portal: What’s in it for me?  
LINDSAY BYNUM, Program Coordinator, Community Schools Initiative, Chicago Public Schools
CARLOS VERA, Program Coordinator, Community Schools Initiative, Chicago Public Schools
CARL EGNER, Program Coordinator, Community Schools Initiative, Chicago Public Schools Hip-Hop(e): Cultivating Hope in the Hip-Hop Generation
ROBERTO RIVERA, President, The Good Life Organization
 
Session 3  2:30 PM – 4:00 PM
 
Foundations for Young Adult Success: How to Apply a New Framework to Community Schools
STACY EHRLICH, Sr. Research Analyst, University of Chicago Consortium on Chicago School Research Setting the Standard: Intentional Learning and Skill Development Beyond the Bell
JANET LEVINGS, Research Associate, American Institutes for Research Mental Health Consultation: Another Set of Eyes, Ears, and Ideas        
JOHN ROOPE, Mental Health Consultant, Chaddock Children’s Mental Health Partnership Parents as Partners in “New Math:” Strategies for Developing Parents’ Capacities to Support K-3rd Grade Common Core Math Mastery  
REBECCA VONDERLACK-NAVARRO, Senior Policy Analyst, Latino Policy Forum The New “S” word: Sustainability - Planning Begins Day One            
ADELINE RAY, Senior Manager, Community Schools Initiative, Chicago Public Schools
AUTUMN BERG, Program Coordinator, Community Schools Initiative, Chicago Public Schools
GABRIEL MENDOZA, Program Coordinator, Community Schools Initiative, Chicago Public Schools
MEGAN MONAGAN, External Partnership Coach, Community Schools Initiative, Chicago Public Schools
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