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WELCOME TO PUENTE!
Puente Summer Institute Download
DAY 1 - June 29, 2020
Framing the WHY & Foundational Practices
Schedule of the day:
9:30-9:50 PSI Overview, Introductions, Group Norms & Parking Lot
Presented by Grace Ebron and Julia Vergara
Participants will begin to understand the concept of familia and will have established expected behaviors and common values that create a supportive learning community. Participants will also review the agenda and other training information.
9:50-10:30 Writing: My Name
Presented by Grace Ebron
Participants will engage in a process approach to writing, using it to establish connections to text and to each other and experiencing the kind of writing and reflection that Puente students practice in their classes.
10:45-11:00 Puente Voices
Participants will hear first-hand accounts of the Puente Project through student testimonies.
11:00-12:00 English, Counseling and Mentoring Fundamentals
Presented by Paula Silva, Cathy Martinez, Larissa Gomez
Participants will become familiar with Puente’s 3 major components: Mentoring, Counseling & Instruction
and understand their role in implementing them in collaboration with their Puente Team.
12:15-1:00 Platicas: Debriefing the Day with Component Trainers
Presented by Paula Silva, Cathy Martinez, Larissa Gomez, Grace Ebron
Participants will join small groups to discuss the day’s content--what impacted you or what you still want to know? Puente trainers will rotate through groups to answer component-specific questions.
Assignment: Reflective Journals
Presented by Cathy Martinez
Participants will experience how writing can be used to consolidate ideas, capture reflections, and acknowledge questions.
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