L3 Series: Professional Learning for 2018-19

Learn, Lead, Launch! For 2018-19, we are proud to bring a dynamic series of nationally renowned speakers to Camarillo for the benefit of Ventura County educators. L3 continues a tradition of bringing you cutting-edge presenters who will share the latest techniques to energize your teaching and inspire your students. Don’t miss these opportunities for high-quality professional development right here in Ventura County.

See below for event details and links to online registration.

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Serving the Needs of Emergent Bilingual Students in Dual Language Program (A 3-Part Series)
October 8, 2018  •  January 11, 2019  •  March 4, 2019   •   8:30am - 3:00pm

October 8: Participants will engage with biliteracy research via interactive activities that will allow them to better serve emergent bilingual students.

January 11: Participants will engage in research-based interactive activities that will allow them to better plan for, and ensure, a more equitable environment that is culturally responsive to each student's strengths.

March 4: Participants in this workshop will engage with culturally-responsive strategies that will be able to be implemented at the classroom, school and district levels.

More About Dr. José Medina

Dr. José L. Medina is the founder of Dr. José Medina: Educational Solutions. Dr. Medina served as the Director of Dual Language Education and Bilingual Education at the Center for Applied Linguistics (CAL) in Washington D.C. and supports dual language programs across the United States and globally. He is a former dual language school principal and is co-author of the Guiding Principles for Dual Language Education, Third Edition.

  • District/Site Administrators K-12
  • Teacher Leaders
  • Teachers

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Living History: A Story Well Told

January 29, 2019  •   4:00pm - 6:00pm

VCOE is proud to welcome SHEP [Senior History Experts Program (formerly SEASONS)] to the L3 series where they will share their life experiences. In this special session, you will hear from Holocaust survivors who will tell their stories. Participants will learn how to integrate this living history into their curriculum. 


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  • Teachers, Administrators, TOSA's, District Office Personnel, History Buffs, Students, Families 

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"Me-seum" of Best Practices

February 7, 2019   •   4:00pm - 7:00pm

Come join us for a showcase of Ventura County schools' best practices!  Michael Fullan will be here to deliver a keynote, as well as participate in the evening discussions with participants and provide a closing message based on the evening's experiences. 

The session will focus on how to transform learning that will engage students and teachers, and that will result in
increased learning in the Global Competencies of the 6Cs: Character, Citizenship, Collaboration, Communication, Creativity and Critical thinking. It will also examine Fullan’s recent insights about Nuanced Leadership that shows how three change strategies maximizes impact; Joint determination, Adaptability, and Culture-bound accountability.


More About Michael Fullan

Michael Fullan, O.C., is the Global Leadership Director, New Pedagogies for Deep Learning and a worldwide authority on educational reform with a mandate of helping to achieve the moral purpose of all children learning.

A former Dean of the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) of the University of Toronto, Michael advises policymakers and local leaders around the world to provide leadership in education. Michael received the Order of Canada in December 2012. He holds honorary doctorates from several universities in North America and abroad.

  • Teachers, Administrators, TOSA's, Coaches, Counselors, District Office Personnel

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The L3 and Team L3 professional learning series are proudly presented by VCOE Leadership Support Services and Corwin.