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Education Related Events

 

The following are education related events. Education related projects will find value to link up with these education related events in our community. 

List of Beam aware projects:  

Rochester Public Schools 2022 Plan for Purpose

Cradle to Career 

 

 

Start Date Title Description Tags
Apr 09, 2024 10:00 AM RPS April 2024 Family Engagement Meeting Youth Voice & Student Leadership, with a presentation facilitated by Sarah-Louise Henry, RPS Coordinator of Youth Empowerment, Department of Equity and Engagement. ('RPS', 'diversity', 'rps', 'community', 'key', 'education')
Mar 12, 2024 10:00 AM RPS March 2024 Family Engagement Meeting RPS Family Engagement CAPE @ Gage Highlights; Presentation on RPS Mental Health for Families with Sarah Clarke, RPS Mental Health Coordinator ('RPS', 'diversity', 'rps', 'community', 'key', 'education')
Feb 13, 2024 10:00 AM RPS Feb 2024 Family Engagement Meeting School Counseling and Family Engagement, with a presentation from Alex Higano, Lead School Counselor, and perspectives from RPS school counselors. ('RPS', 'diversity', 'rps', 'community', 'key', 'education')
Jan 09, 2024 10:00 AM RPS January 2024 Family Engagement Meeting Welcome: Meet parents and staff in person, enjoy refreshments (9:45-10:15) • Snapshot Spotlight on Host Site: Sunset Terrace Family Engagement Highlights (10:15-10:30) • Culturally responsive "Fostering Family Partnerships" interactive workshop led by Beth Martinez, Parent Advocate at Cradle to Career, and Khadija Ali, Parent Advisory Council Member and co-founder of Pamoja Women. (10:30-11:30) • Optional Tour of Sunset Terrace (11:30-11:45) ('RPS', 'diversity', 'rps', 'community', 'key', 'education')
Nov 14, 2023 10:00 AM RPS November 2023 Family Engagement Meeting at Franklin and MAF Elementary School Thank you to Principal Sam Pearson for welcoming us, to staff and families at Franklin for hosting our meeting, and special thanks to Jennine Staven (Franklin Family Engagement Liaison) and Intisar Khan (Franklin Community Schools Site Facilitator), who presented on Franklin Family Engagement & Community Schools Highlights. ('RPS', 'education', 'diversity', 'community')
Oct 10, 2023 10:00 AM RPS October 10, 2023 Monthly District Family Engagement Meeting Family Engagement with Special Education ('rps', 'education', 'diversity', 'youth', 'openbeam', 'key', 'Education', 'cmrc')
Sep 12, 2023 10:00 AM RPS: September 12, 2023 Monthly District Family Engagement Meeting Family Engagement Success Sharing from RPS Sites (10:05) Family Engagement Districtwide Updates (10:15-10:30) Discussion Groups (10:30-10:45) RPS and Community Updates (10:45-11:00) ('rps', 'education', 'diversity', 'youth', 'Culture', 'openbeam', 'key', 'Education', 'cmrc')
May 09, 2023 10:00 AM RPS: May 9, 2023 Monthly District Family Engagement Meeting Success Sharing from Sites (10:00-10:10) Spotlight on Host Site: Gage Family Engagement (10:10-10:30) Topics inlcude: Mary Beth Magyar and SEMAC Grants; Amy Ward and the BRIDGE Collaborative; Title I LEA Districtwide Work; Survey, Announcements, and Closure for the School Year; Optional Tour of Gage with Julie McLaren ('rps', 'education', 'diversity', 'youth', 'openbeam', 'Education', 'cmrc')
Mar 14, 2023 10:00 AM RPS: March 2023 Monthly District Family Engagement Meeting Topics: Family Engagement Success Sharing from RPS Sites; RPS Family Engagement and Parent Empowerment: Overview and Group Discussion; Family Engagement and Post-Secondary Readiness, School Counselors, and CTECH: Heather Hogen, Director of Post-Secondary Readiness; Family Engagement and the Olmsted County Bridge Collaborative: Amy Ward, Collaborative Coordinator ; ('rps', 'education', 'diversity', 'youth', 'openbeam', 'Education', 'cmrc')
Feb 14, 2023 10:00 AM RPS: February 2023 Monthly District Family Engagement Meeting Topics: Family Engagement Success Sharing from RPS Sites; Spotlight on Family Engagement, Mayo High School and Beyond: Brenda Shamblin; RPS Bicycle Fleet and Family Engagement Opportunities: Dustin Morrow; RPS Family Engagement Framework: Overview, Group Discussion, and Input; RPS and Community Updates ('rps', 'education', 'diversity', 'youth', 'openbeam', 'Education', 'cmrc')
Jan 10, 2023 10:00 AM RPS: January 2023 Monthly District Family Engagement Meeting Topics: Family Engagement Success Sharing; Perspectives on RPS Family Engagement from a Latinx Parent; ACHLA and Family Engagement Minnesota Family Engagement Model ('rps', 'education', 'diversity', 'youth', 'openbeam', 'Education', 'cmrc')
Dec 13, 2022 10:00 AM RPS: December 2022 Monthly District Family Engagement Meeting Topics include: Introduction to Beam ('rps', 'education', 'diversity', 'youth', 'openbeam', 'Education', 'cmrc')
Nov 15, 2022 10:00 AM RPS: November 11 2022 Monthly District Family Engagement Meeting Learn about Family Engagement at host site: Riverside (10:05-10:20); November spotlight on RPS Family Engagement Sites: Sunset Terrace, ALC, and other site highlights (10:20-10:30); Presentation on Pamoja Women with Cofounders Fatuma Ahmed and Khadija Ali: Empowering Women and Building Families (10:30-10:50); Conversation Groups: Minnesota's New Family Engagement Model (10:50-11:10) ('rps', 'education', 'diversity', 'youth', 'openbeam', 'Education', 'cmrc')
Oct 11, 2022 10:00 AM RPS: October 11 2022 Monthly District Family Engagement Meeting Gage Gator Night; Elton Hills: Belonging and Aspirations; Lindsey Riess-Wilson: Student Services; National Hispanic American Heritage Month ('rps', 'education', 'diversity', 'youth', 'openbeam', 'Education', 'cmrc')
Sep 13, 2022 10:00 AM RPS September Welcome to Family Engagement 2022-2023! Topics include: Jennifer Spindler-Krage - Intro; Idea Share: What are your ideas?; Group sharing of activities for 2023; What speakers would you like to hear?; Reach: A Framework for Starting School Year; Talking Points: Multilingual Family-Teacher communication platform; Speak Up for Safety; Fall Early Childhood Family Services; RPS Family Engagement Feedback Survey ('RPS', 'adult', 'key', 'education', 'openbeam')
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Two types of event information being shared in the following:

1. A list of Beam aware upcoming community events of all types. 

2. A list of noteworthy past events that have one or more of the following contents: presentation slides, video recordings as well as takeaways. 

Upcoming Events
May 2024 Rochester Vision 2050 Community Engagement May 28, 2024 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM — TBD
Star Tribune Minnesota Matters Rochester May 29, 2024 12:30 PM - 02:00 PM — Forager Brewery, 1005 6th St NW Rochester, MN 55901
CMRC May 2024 Meeting May 30, 2024 04:30 PM - 06:00 PM
June 2024 United Way BIPOC Leaders Panel and Small Group Conversation Jun 04, 2024 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM — United Way of Olmsted County
MPR Connects Presents MPR News with Angela Davis Jun 06, 2024 05:00 PM - 08:00 PM — Chateau Theatre
Community Memorial Service for Our Unhoused Neighbors Jun 10, 2024 05:00 PM - 08:00 PM — Rochester Civic Theatre
2024 Next Level Conference: TOGETHER, FASTER AND STRONGER Jun 13, 2024 - Jun 14, 2024
Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs 50th Anniversary Vietnam War Commemoration Jun 13, 2024 - Jun 15, 2024 — Mall of America, 60 E. Broadway, Bloomington, MN 55425
Homes for Our Neighbors Jun 13, 2024 06:00 PM - 07:30 PM — Peace United Church of Christ
Juneteenth 2024 Freedom Day-Love Wins Jun 15, 2024 12:00 PM - 05:00 PM — Rev, Dr, Martin Luther King Jr. Park
Upcoming events…
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