On May 28, over 50 educators participated in UCI's 2nd Annual Building Partnerships to Improve Education Symposium, held at the UCI Student Center.
The session opened with a poster session featuring graduate student research.
Following welcomes from Chancellor's Professor Dr. Carol Connor and Dean Richard Arum, two presentations focused on improving reading and math outcomes.
The first afternoon session addressed school districts and community organization interests.
Alyssa McCanne & Catherine Holmes, Irvine USD
The second afternoon session discussed education and community contexts.
Throughout the day, educators participated in small group discussions centered on particular topics of interest presented during the symposium.
UCI Building Partnerships to Improve Education Symposium was hosted by the Center for Creating Opportunities for Disadvantaged Students at the University of California, Irvine. The Center brings together interdisciplinary faculty to improve learning opportunities for children living in poverty. We conduct innovative research to transform the learning experiences of children with a focus on programs and interventions that improve students’ academic success. This event is designed to support UCI’s School of Education and Center for Educational Partnerships larger efforts to build the capacity of school and district leaders, researchers, and community partners to work collaboratively to improve educational outcomes for students in Orange County. The symposium provided the opportunity to:
For invitations to future events, please contact Marcela Reyes.
Photographs from the Building Partnerships Symposium