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Span and LERN 51 Make Navigating College Easier for San Francisco International High School Graduates
By Elizabeth de Rham, Literacy Coach, San Francisco International High School and Karen Orellana, Span Student One of the transformational programs of the ACE Learning Center at San Francisco International High School is Span – an advocacy and academic counseling program for recent graduates enrolled in college. Span Scholars meet as a group on their college campuses with the Span Coordinator and key on-campus personnel to build support networks that allow them to successfully complete college. This support is truly crucial to ensuring...read more
By Ben Trefny, News Director, KALW Listener Supported Public Radio It’s been a really remarkable year for KALW‘s news department. We’ve provided more training than ever before, including work with more than 100 high school students in San Francisco, Oakland, and Richmond; we’ve added an audio reporting program at Solano State Prison in addition to the one we’ve offered at San Quentin State Prison; and we’ve trained nearly two dozen aspiring journalists within our working newsroom. All that, plus we were...read more
By Ben Trefny, News Director, KALW Public Radio This blog post is a real pleasure to write, because it includes info about the myriad training programs currently running through KALW, all of which are made possible through the support of the Association for Continuing Education. Read on! — First off, I’ve been talking with Kim Kelling, Director of Content & Community Partnerships with WFSU in Tallahassee, Florida, about how training programs are incorporated into the daily work of our news department. She was super impressed...read more