School of Education 10th Summer Institute

The all-day conference features keynote speaker Dr. Douglas Fisher

REDLANDS, Calif. (July 1, 2014) – The University of Redlands School of Education’s Center for Educational Justice (CEJ) will host its Summer Institute on July 8 at its Redlands campus. The conference co-sponsored by the Riverside County School Boards Association will feature a keynote address by Professor of Educational Leadership at San Diego State University Dr. Douglas Fisher on “Common Core: Academic Contexts, Complex Texts, Close Reading, Assessment and More.” Now in its tenth year, the Summer Institute on Leadership for Educational Justice is sure to inspire and motivate the educators attending.

The audience will also hear a panel conversation of superintendents on issues related to preparation in the era of common core, take part in workshops led by scholars and practitioners, and attend a poster session highlighting current research dissertations by new doctoral graduates.

WHAT: University of Redlands’ Center for Educational Justice 10th Summer Institute

Workshops on Common Core application include:
• Demonstration Lessons: Applying Common Core will be presented by Corona-Norco, Beaumont, Fontana, San Jacinto, and Redlands Unified School Districts.
• Common Core Demonstrations: Close Reading, Project-Based Learning: Science and Social Science, Mathematics, Collaboration Practices, Professional Development for Principals, Literacy, and Cultural Proficiency.

Superintendents’ Forum: “Common Core, LCFF, LCAP and Assessment: How Ready Are We?”

Panelists include:
Dr. Michael Lin Dr. Robert Taylor
Superintendent Superintendent
Corona-Norco Unified School District Walnut Unified School District

Dr. Maureen Latham Dr. Leslie Boozer
Superintendent Superintendent
Beaumont Unified School District Fontana Unified School District

Ted Alejandre, Paul Jessup
Deputy Superintendent Deputy Superintendent
San Bernardino Co. Superintendent of Schools Riverside County Office of Education

WHERE: Orton Center, University of Redlands
1200 E. Colton Ave. Redlands 92373

WHEN: July 8, 2014 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

For more information contact Jose Lalas at 909-748-8792 or visit

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