Paving the Way: Pathways for EXL Educators into Teaching


CAN Convenes Paving the Way: Developing Pathways for Expanded Learning Educators into Teaching

Invitation to the Paving the Way Virtual Convening The California AfterSchool Network (CAN) was honored to convene a free virtual convening: Paving the Way: Developing Pathways for Expanded Learning Educators into Teaching. The event was the culmination of the Expanded Learning Teacher Apprenticeship Pathway Project funded by the Emerging Bilingual Collaborative. The effort focused on a partnership led over the last several months in partnership with the National Center for Teacher Residencies, LA’s Best, California Teaching Fellows Foundation, and the Glen Price Group. The event highlighted the important role Expanded Learning programs can play to  ensure a sustainable, diverse, well-prepared teacher workforce in California. Learn more and access event resources.  


Event Details


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Welcome & Agenda Review

About the Expanded Learning Workforce

Opening Keynote Speaker

Teacher Residencies as a Lever for Equity

Looking Local: Need & Opportunity 


Emerging Recommendations

Next Steps & Closing

*Schedule is subject to change.

Guest Speakers

Opening Keynote Speaker: Dr. Marquita Grenot-Scheyer, CSU Chancellor’s Office

Photo of Dr. Marquita Grenot-Scheyer, CSU Chancellor’s Office Dr. Marquita Grenot-Scheyer serves as Assistant Vice Chancellor, Educator Preparation and Public School Programs, for the California State University (CSU), Office of the Chancellor. She is responsible for leading, coordinating, and facilitating system-wide efforts to recruit, prepare, and retain teachers, counselors, and school leaders for schools and communities. She represents the CSU at state and federal levels, providing policy and practice recommendations to ensure high-quality educator preparation programs. Prior to this appointment, she served as Dean of the College of Education at California State University, Long Beach.  Dr. Grenot-Scheyer serves on the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC), the WestEd board, and was recently appointed (2018), to the board of directors for the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE).  She was a member of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) Teacher Education Task Force (2016) on Teacher Preparation, which produced the report, Preparing teachers in today’s challenging context.  She previously served two terms as a board member of the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), (2013-17) and served as a commissioner, on the Commission on Standards and Performance Reporting for CAEP, (2012 to 2013).

She earned her Ph.D. in Special Education from the joint doctoral program at the University of California, Los Angeles, and California State University, Los Angeles.  In recognition of her career accomplishments, she was selected as the Distinguished Alumnus, CSULA Charter College of Education, in 2008. 


Below are resources from the Paving Convening along with Slides Presentations from our Community of Practice (CoP):

Learn more about the Expanded Learning Teachers Apprenticeship Pathways Project! 


Post-Event Opportunity

Photo of a virtual meeting.

For attendees who are a part of the San Francisco Bay ECE/EDU Apprenticeship Regional Joint Venture, there will be an opportunity for those who wish to stay for an additional hour, 12:30pm- 1:30pm PST, to further discuss the findings in this event.