Plenary Videos & Materials

Plenary Videos & Materials

Plenary Materials are available below.

All event materials will be uploaded into the CAN AppDownload the app today or access the web app (for the best experience access the website using the Chrome browser). Workshop recordings and materials will be added to the CAN app in the coming weeks.

All recordings will also be available on an ELO Convening Playlist on YouTube. Subscribe to the CAN YouTube account to get notifications as content is uploaded.

Morning Welcome & Keynote

  • Mind Body Awareness Project
  • Tony Thurmond, California State Superintendent for Public Instruction
  • Karen Pittman, Co-Founder and Senior Fellow, The Forum for Youth Investment
  • Michael Funk, Director, Expanded Learning Division, California Department of Education

Watch the Video

Access Karen Pittman’s Slide Deck – Build Forward Together

Resources & Links Shared by Karen Pittman and The Forum for Youth Investment 


Resources and Studies 

Lunch Plenary

Welcome comments by: Tom Armelino, Executive Director - California Collaborative for Educational Excellence

Californians for Justice - (CFJ) is a statewide youth-powered organization fighting for racial justice. They believe that young people are the leaders we need to create the healthy, just, and vibrant schools that all our communities deserve. We will be joined by:

  • Rosa De Leon – CFJ Strategy Director and CFJ Youth Alumni 
  • Stephanie Jauregui-Lopez – Spoken Word Artist, Organizer, CFJ youth alumni

Access the CFJ Slide Deck

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Closing Panel

The California AfterSchool Network is excited to have hosted the closing panel of the day, moderated by Tony Smith.

  • Tony Smith, Founder, Whyspeople; Former Illinois State Superintendent of Education, Former Superintendent Oakland Unified School District
  • Jorge A. Aguilar, Superintendent, Sacramento Unified School District
  • Dr. Kyla Johnson-Trammell, Superintendent, Oakland Unified School District 
  • Tom Rooney, Superintendent, Lindsay Unified School District

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