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2204 (Ali) @ DVS (2nd Floor) [clear filter]
Friday, October 15

1:00pm PDT

Establishing a Wolf Pack: Building Up a Student-Led Peer Mentoring Program
Strength is in the pack,” folks say, and so creating systems of support for students is essential to generating an environment they can thrive in. Empowering students to support each other in school cultural practices and executive functioning skills is a dynamic way to entrust young adults with setting the cultural norms of empathy, accountability, and collaboration within their community.  Join us to learn about DVC’s Peer Mentors program with pointers on how to start up such a student-led organization at your own school.

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Donald Puathasnanon

Algebra Teacher, DVC Leadership Advisor, Da Vinci Communications
Donald Puathasnanon holds the honors of being the tallest (6’4”) and having the longest last name (12 letters) at Da Vinci Communications. Raised in Granada Hills, he did not travel very far to earn a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychobiology from UCLA. He also received a Master... Read More →
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Dani Guerrero

World History, Da Vinci Communications
Dani Stephan Guerrero teaches World History at Da Vinci Communications. She is a HUGE history nerd. Born and raised in the Inland Empire, Dani double majored at Azusa Pacific University and received her B.A. in History and English (Literature Concentration). She then attended California... Read More →

Friday October 15, 2021 1:00pm - 2:00pm PDT
2204 (Ali) @ DVS (2nd Floor)

2:15pm PDT

Da Vinci Extension (DVX) & Da Vinci Connect High School 101: Creating and Implementing a New Early College Model
See how schools are moving past just getting students into college and are beginning to explore how to get students through college and successfully into careers. Learn more about the high school-higher education landscape, where DVX fits in it, and why there is a need for innovation. Participants will learn about Da Vinci’s innovative 13th and 14th-year college program, partnering with higher ed institutions, creating cohorts, and supporting programming alongside thoughtful, real-world learning opportunities in authentic internships.

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Sylvia Soria

High School Counselor, Da Vinci Connect
Sylvia Soria was born and raised in West Los Angeles. This will be her 6th year counseling at Da Vinci Schools. Sylvia worked as a College and Career Counselor for the Da Vinci Extension college program for 4 1/2 years and is now entering her 2nd year as a High School Counselor for... Read More →
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Marc Pioch

Program Coordinator, Da Vinci Connect HS & DVX
Marc Pioch serves as Program Coordinator at Da Vinci Connect High School and at Da Vinci Extension.Marc brings 23 years of teaching experience. Marc has taught a multitude of social science courses including World History, US History AP, Government AP, Economics, Geography and Contemporary... Read More →

Friday October 15, 2021 2:15pm - 3:15pm PDT
2204 (Ali) @ DVS (2nd Floor)
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