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ALPHA PARENT LEARNING CENTER / ACE LEARNING CENTER
OAKLAND INTERNATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL / ACE LEARNING CENTER
OXFORD DAY ACADEMY / ACE LEARNING CENTER
SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL / ACE LEARNING CENTER
KALW AUDIO ACADEMY / ACE LEARNING CENTER

Alpha Parent Learning Center / ACE Learning Center

School Year Schedule: 9/3/19 – 5/28/20

English and Computer Classes

Evening Classes
Monday – Thursday, 6 – 9:30pm

Weekend Class
3rd Saturday of each month, 9am – 1pm

Alpha Parent Learning Center / ACE Learning Center Staff

  • Karen Martinez, Co-Manager
  • Alejandro Espinoza, Co-Manager/Lead
  • Adrian Parra, English/Computer Teacher

Oakland International High School – LEARNING LAB / ACE Learning Center

Parent ESL Class
Monday – Thursday
Section 1: 9:00-11:15
Section 2: 11:45-2:00

Math 201: Elementary Algebra (College Math)
Monday and Wednesdays
3:30PM-5:45PM

ESOL 273A: Grammar 3 (College English)
Tuesdays and Thursdays
3:30PM-5:20PM

KDOL
Period 1
Monday and Thursday, 8:20-10:05
Wednesday, 8:20-9:15

Period 2
Monday and Thursday, 10:10-11:55
Wednesday, 9:20-10:15

Period 5
Tuesday and Friday, 8:20-10:05
Wednesday, 8:20-9:15

Period 6
Tuesday and Friday, 10:10-11:55
Wednesday, 9:20-10:15

Honors Math
Period 2
Monday and Thursday, 10:10-11:55
Wednesday, 9:20-10:15

Period 7
Tuesday and Friday, 1:30-3:15
Wednesday, 2:00-2:55

Oakland International High School – Learning Lab / ACE Learning Center Staff

  • Lauren Markham, Director, Learning Lab
  • David Hansen, Assistant Principal
  • Sonia Wong, Instructor, Parent ESL Class
  • Tony Tran, Instructor, Math 201: Elementary Algebra
  • Anna Cortesio, Instructor, ESOL 273A: Grammar 3
  • Zak Silverman, Instructor, KDOL
  • Nick Nguyen, Instructor, Honors Math

OXFORD DAY ACADEMY Parent Center/ACE LEARNING CENTER

Navigating the Educational Landscape in Grades 5 – 12:
This course covers a variety of high interest items as identified by parents from previous classes.  The course teaches parents how to navigate the educational landscape in both middle and high schools.  Topics include but are not limited to: building parents agency and advocacy, understanding English Language Learner (ELL) designation and parent rights; competency based instructions, developing comprehensive family engagement programs including building and creating Parent, Youth and Community Advisory Board, participating on School Site Council; ELAC; understanding the PSAT, ACT, SAT and the college process.  Parents/guardians will also continue deepening their understanding of Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) as well as 504 plans.  Parents will learn how to advocate for their rights as mandated by law, for services and resources for students receiving special education services. 

Course Dates:
Saturday, August 24, 2019, 10:00am – 12:00pm
Wednesday, September 11, 2019,   6:00pm – 8:00pm
Saturday, October 5, 2019, 10:00am – 11:30am
Saturday, November 16, 2019, 10:00am – 11:30am
Saturday, December 14, 2019, 10:00am – 11:30am
Saturday, January 18, 2020, 10:00am – 11:30am
Saturday, February 8, 2020, 10:00am – 11:30am
Saturday, March 7, 2020, 10:00am – 11:30am
Saturday, April 18, 2020, 10:00am – 11:30am
Saturday, May 16, 2020, 10:00am – 11:30am

Oxford Day Academy Parent Center / ACE Learning Center Staff

  • Dr. Irene St. Roseman, ODA Head of School / Parent Center Director
  • Ms. Karla Mclean, Director of Operations/ Parent Center Coordinator
  • Dr. Sarah Burdge, ODA / Parent Center Mental Health Services Provider
  • Ms. Kyra Brown, Community Engagement

San Francisco International High School / ACE Learning Center

Acceleration: Literacy Support Class Section A
Room 315
Monday-Friday 8:00-9:05

Acceleration: Literacy Support Class Section B
Room 315
Monday-Friday 10:15-11:25

Acceleration: Literacy Support for 11th Graders
Room 315
Monday-Friday 11:25-12:05

Acceleration: Literacy Support Class Section C
Room 315
Monday-Friday 12:55-2:00

Acceleration: Literacy Support Class Section D
Room 315
Monday-Friday 2:05-3:10

Span @ CCSF: LERN 61 Orientation to Career Success
Thursdays 9:10am-10:45am

Span Advising & Student Support
Room 204
Tuesday 9:30 am-2:30 pm
Wednesday 8:30 – 11:30 am
Thursday at CCSF, 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Span Fellows Tutoring (peer-led help sessions)
Monday 3:30-6:00pm
Wednesday 1:45-6:00pm

Continuation Program Case Management and Courses
Room 209
Monday – Friday 8:00 – 9:00 am and 10:00 am -12:00 pm

San Francisco International High School/ACE Learning Center Staff

  • Tara Hobson, Principal
  • Kirk Schuler, Span Advisor
  • Heather Heistand, Wallace, Literacy Coach
  • Jill Smith, Acceleration Program/Literacy Teacher
  • Elena Kastritsis, Continuation Program Coordinator

KALW Audio Academy / ACE Learning Center Syllabus

Weekly Seminars (September – December)

WEEK 1: ProTools 1

WEEK 2: Cutting an interview

WEEK 3: From Raw Tape to Story

WEEK 4: Reporting, Sound, and Scene

WEEK 5: ProTools 2

WEEK 6: Voicing 1

WEEK 7: Art of the Pitch

WEEK 8: Publishing online

WEEK 9: Ethics

WEEK 10: Art of the interview

WEEK 11: Writing for radio

WEEK 12: No seminar (Thanksgiving break)

WEEK 13: Story structure

WEEK 14: Covering breaking news

WEEK 15: Freelancing and job opportunities

January – June (Bimonthly seminars)

JANUARY SEMINAR: Resumes, websites, and being on social media as a journalist

JANUARY LISTENING SESSION: Thinking like an editor.

FEBRUARY SEMINAR: Investigative technique and tape synchs

FEBRUARY LISTENING SESSION: Numbers on the radio.

MARCH SEMINAR: Visitor Panel – Reporters

MARCH LISTENING SESSION: Thinking in creative sound design.

APRIL SEMINAR: Visitor Panel – Editors

APRIL LISTENING SESSION: Student stories

MAY SEMINAR: Next steps after Audio Academy

MAY LISTENING SESSION: Student stories.

JUNE SEMINAR: Fellow-generated seminar (topic and teacher TBD)

GRADUATION – June

KALW Audio Academy Staff

  • Ben Trefny: News Director
  • Hana Baba:Host/Reporter
  • David Boyer, Managing Editor/Mentor
  • Lisa Morehouse:Senior Editor/Mentor
  • Marissa Ortega-Welch:Reporter/Editor/Mentor
  • Angela Johnston:Reporter/Editor/Mentor
  • Jenee Darden:Reporter/Mentor
  • Eli Wirtschafter:Reporter/Mentor
  • Leora Romney, Reporter/Mentor
  • Teresa Cotsirilos, Reporter/Mentor
  • Holly McDede, Reporter/Mentor
  • Shereen Adel, Content Manager
  • Gabe Grabin:Sound Engineer/Mentor
  • James Rowlands:Sound engineer

 

ACE / KALW/ Sunset Youth Services Teenager Training Program

ACE has partnered with KALW to provide an after-school audio engineering training program for teens attending Sunset Youth Services. Students take assignments to work on in ProTools and receive one-on-one mentorships with a professional sound engineer, ultimately producing pieces that will air on KALW’s local newsmagazine Crosscurrents. The goals are to help inspire a passion for sound design and help develop a marketable skill-set for the teenagers.

KALW Teenager Training Program Staff

  • Ben Trefny, News Director/Mentor

 

ACE/KALW/SFUSD Teenager Training Program

ACE has partnered with KALW to provide a six-week training program for high school students in the San Francisco Unified School District. Students learn how to record sound, how to tell audio stories, how to find their voice, and they get an introduction to digital production and audio mixing, ultimately producing a story for air on KALW’s local newsmagazine Crosscurrents.

KALW Teenager Training Program Staff

  • Ben Trefny, News Director
  • Jeremy Dalmas, Mentor
  • Holly J. McDede, Mentor