Conference 2017 Sacramento

Thank you to our participants, speakers, leaders and sponsors for the inspiration, wisdom and support we enjoyed in Sacramento, CA!

2017 Archive:

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Agenda at a glance


Keynote speaker Dr. Kevin Kumashiro, “Questioning Common Sense: Five ways to build democracy through education.”  The former dean of the School of Education at the University of San Francisco is an award-winning author and editor of ten books, including Troubling Education (recipient of the 2003 Gustavus Myers Outstanding Book Award), Against Common Sense: Teaching and Learning toward Social Justice (now in its Third Edition), and Bad Teacher!: How Blaming Teachers Distorts the Bigger Picture.


Results and tools from Study I of the PTHV National multi-site evaluation

Dr. Karen Mapp, Harvard Graduate School of Education, on the power of relationships and the PTHV process

Tips from experienced visitors about PTHV in the age of immigration and sanctuary issues

Self-care, fun, regional caucuses and networking!

2017 conf flyer  PTHC_ad


Thank you to our generous  keynote partners:

Thank you to our generous co-sponsors:

  • American Federation of Teachers
  • AT&T
  • The California Endowment
  • California Teachers Association
  • Community Business Bank
  • Costco
  • Farmers and Merchants Bank
  • The Fisher Family
  • Flamboyan Foundation
  • Koua Franz
  • Hazen Foundation
  • Patrick Kennedy, Supervisor, County of Sacramento
  • Koppes-Levasseur Family
  • Howard Lawrence and Larry Miles
  • IEL
  • Nolfo Consulting
  • Sacramento State College of Education
  • Sacramento City Teacher’s Association
  • Sacramento Regional Community Foundation
  • Sierra Health Foundation
  • Jay Schenirer, City of Sacramento Council Member
  • SMUD
  • Sutter Health, Valley Area
  • Mayor Donald Terry, City of Rancho Cordova
  • Washoe County Schools, Office of the Superintendent