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TEN Spring Symposium 2016

  • Van Siclen Community Middle School 800 Van Siclen Avenue Brooklyn, NY, 11207 United States (map)




8:30-9:00                  Breakfast, Registration, and Networking

9:00-10:30                Keynote:  Circles:  What is a Community Responsive Learning Community?

Speaker:  Allyson Tintiangco-Cubales

Professor of Ethnic Studies and Educational Leadership at San Francisco State University, TEN Co-Founder and Co-Director, Director of Teacher Development at Pin@y Educational Partnerships

10:30-10:45            Break

10:45-12:00            School Presentation:  How Schools Can Use Circles & Praxis Learning Communities

Facilitator:  Raul Lomeli

Principal at Latino College Prep Academy

12:00-1:00               Lunch (Everyone will break for lunch, a list of restaurants nearby will be provided)

                                Dialogue about Teaching Philosophies

1:00-3:00                Introduction to TEN

Facilitator:  Carolyn Kaneda

For participants that are new to TEN, we will provide an overview of the resources and tools that TEN can provide schools to be more community responsive.


1:00-3:00              Using TEN to Develop Support for Challenges

 Facilitators: Raul Lomeli and Allyson Tintiangco-Cubales

 Guiding Questions:

 ·       What is one major challenge that you are facing in your classroom or at your school?

 ·      How can you use the TEN to support the challenges that you may be facing at your school?

  ·       What resources can you share with people in TEN that have been helpful in your classroom/school?

3:00-4:00              Dialogue Circle and Closing Ritual  

Facilitators:  Allyson Tintiangco-Cubales, Raul Lomeli, and Carolyn Kaneda

Guiding Questions:

·       Based on all the conversations you had today, how do you imagine implementing circles at your school?

·       How will you take what you learned here back to your classrooms, schools, and communities?

4:00-5:00                Professional Networking and Cocktail Hour



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