The Summer Birth to Twelfth Grade Water Cooler Network Convening

Monday, July 1, 2019 from 9:00am – 1:00pm

California Community Foundation

221 S. Figueroa St. Suite 400, Los Angeles, CA 90012

The Summer Birth to Twelfth Grade Water Cooler Network Convening is an event for Birth to Twelfth Grade education stakeholders, advocates, teachers, thought partners, administrators, parents, classified school employees, activists, philanthropists, policy-makers and their staff. The event will provide an informal space for a diverse group of people who are working on B-12 education issues to gather and talk, as if around a water cooler.

Topics to be discussed:

  • What top education leaders envision for California’s Birth to Twelfth Grade education system
  • Engage in discussions to identify new opportunities for alignment between the Early Care and Education and K-12 systems
  • Discuss the latest budget opportunities for the education system

To RSVP, please e-mail Jessenia Reyes at jreyes or call at 213-406-9125. Include your name, title and name of your organization. Space is limited. Reservations will be honored in the order received. Deadline to RSVP: June 24, 2019. Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided, please let us know of any dietary restrictions.

The B-12 Water Cooler organizers are working in partnership with:

  • California County of Superintendents Educational Services Association
  • California Federations of Teachers
  • California State Board of Education
  • California State Parent Teacher Association
  • California Teachers Association
  • Carol Kocivar, Former President of the California State PTA and an author of
  • Christy Pichel, Former President of the Stuart Foundation
  • First 5 Los Angeles
  • Learning Policy Institute
  • Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce
  • S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation | Stephen Bechtel Fund
  • Stuart Foundation

For more information, please contact:

Jessenia Reyes

Manager, Educational Equity


Direct: 213.406.9125

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