The Valley to Coast 21CSLA Regional Academy offers three pathways of professional learning centered around leadership, equity, and continuous improvement—Localized Professional Learning, Communities of Practice, and Individualized Leadership Coaching—across six California counties (Fresno, Kern, Los Angeles, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, and Ventura).
This Regional Academy Spotlight highlights our Communities of Practice (CoP) and Localized Professional Learning. We are facilitating seven communities for teacher, site, and district office leaders.
|2022–2023 Communities of Practice|
|Alternative Education School Leaders||CoP for School Leaders|
|Equity and the LCAP||CoP for District Leaders|
|Justice, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion (JEDI)||CoP for District-Level JEDI Leaders|
|Leading While Female||CoP for Teacher, Site, and District Level Females|
|Male Leaders of Color||CoP for Teacher, Site, and District Level Male Leaders of Color|
|New School Leaders||CoP for New School Leaders|
|Using Improvement Science to Advance Equity||Advanced CoP to support Improvement Science Institute Participants|
Each Community of Practice supports leaders to improve their capacity to facilitate systemic change, develop cultures of collaboration, utilize continuous improvement principles, and lead for equity and improved student outcomes.
|2022–2023 Professional Learning: Open to All Leaders in the ValCo Region|
|Destigmatizing Mental Health Support for Staff, Students, and Their Families|
|Five Practices of Equity-Focused School Leaders|
|Implicit Bias and Mitigation|
|Myths & Misunderstandings of Inclusionary Practices|
|Suicide Prevention and Resilience Training|
|Supporting the African American Learner|
|Transforming School Cultures Through Challenging Everyday Racism|
For more information, please visit our website at 21csla.lacoe.edu, check out our program calendar, or contact Tina Cunningham, Project Director III, Los Angeles County Office of Education, at Cunningham_tina@lacoe.edu