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School Community Partnership Summit
School Community Partnership Summit

The School Community Partnership Summit seeks to build connections and foster partnerships. Hear opening remarks from Dwane Chappelle, Director of Seattle's Department of Education & Early Learning (DEEL). Then, a panel highlights different perspectives on school community partnerships, discusses the varied approaches to building partnerships, and elevates the importance of authentic cultural responsiveness, youth voice, and family engagement in partnerships.

Speakers include:

Dwane Chappelle, Director, Seattle Dept. of Education & Early Learning (DEEL)

Linda Phan, Student, Garfield High School

Cristina Gaeta, Division Director, K-12 & Post Secondary Education, DEEL

Dr. Concie Pedroza, Chief of Student Supports, Seattle Public Schools

Ayan Adem, Student Success Program Mgr., Seattle Public Library

Colina Bruce, Dir. of Educational Partnerships, Seattle University

Mike Browne, Community Learning Center Coordinator, Seattle Parks & Recreation

Damien Hicks, Recreation Program Coordinator, Seattle Parks & Recreation

Tina LaPadula, Arts Education Project Mgr., Office of Arts & Culture

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