John D. Welty Center 2019-2020 Partners and Sponsors
CalStateTEACH (CST)is a school-based statewide CSU online teacher education program, preparing teachers
to use innovation, reflection, and technology for effective teaching and learning
to meet the needs of all learners, particularly in rural, remote, and urban areas
of California. CST is an Apple Distinguished School and 3X Apple Distinguished Prog,
currently preparing 975 teachers for preliminary multiple subject and clear credentials.
Clovis Unified School District, 14th largest in CA, strives to be America’s benchmark for excellence in education.
Students consistently perform at the highest levels in CA's ELA and math with 94.4%
on time graduation rate. Focused on a quality educational system that meets the academic,
physical and social needs of our students we inspires greater success in mind, body
and spirit of a diverse student population, serving 43,000 + students with 45% ELL,
foster youth and/or low income.
Educational Employees Credit Union (EECU)(est. 1934), provides low-cost financial services to the educational community in
10 counties, serving 300,000 + teachers, school employees, students, members of
school organizations, and their family members. EECU proudly support programs, activities,
and events in the education community. Consistently for last 13 years, selected Best
Credit Union in The Fresno Bee’s 2019 People’s Choice Awards.
Educational Research Consultants (ERC)serves school districts, community colleges and other educational agencies through
research, program evaluation, program validation, custom software development and
grant writing. ERC's goal is to link school district talent with resources to improve
educational opportunities for students, teachers, and school leaders. ERC works with
schools and educators- Sacramento to San Diego.
Fresno County Supt. of Schools, under leadership of Supt. Jim Yovino, FCSS works to positively impact lives of 200,000
+ children in Fresno County's 32 school districts to ensure every child, no matter
abilities or circumstances, receives a quality education. FCSS provides a full range
of services, as well as legislative and public policy leadership and advocacy at the
state, local and federal level.
The Fresno Beepublished its 1st edition in 1922 and continues to serve Fresno and the central San
Joaquin Valley with a commitment to public service journalism you can trust. Under
the leadership of Pres & Pub. Tim Ritchey and Ed. Joe Kieta, The Bee continues as
the region's leading local print and digital news organization. "To inform and advocate
for the enhancement of life in the valley," an education lab has been added
Fresno Unified School District, founded in 1873, is the 4th largest district in California, serving nearly 74, 000 students, from preschool to
grade 12. Under the leadership of Superintendent Dr. Robert Nelson, Fresno Unified
continues to pursue excellence, preparing career ready graduates through high quality
instructions, district programs and services, and resources.
Harris Construction Co, Inc, (est. 1914) under Pres. Michael R. Spencer, remains committed to education, routinely
hosting and attending education events and hiring interns to support/ teach careers
in construction. Harris has won Regional and Nation awards including construction
of the African Adventure Exhibit at the Fresno Chaffee Zoo
Lozano Smith is a leading CA law firm with 8 offices and 100 + attorneys. Since 1988, Lozano
Smith has partnered with hundreds of public agencies – from K-12 school districts
and higher education institutions to give back through professional dev., leadership
trainings, community service and advancing areas of diversity and inclusion.
Tom and Helen Dynjan Family
Welty Center Partnerships and Sponsors
The aim of the John D. Welty Center for Educational Policy and Leadership Center is
to inform, develop and sustain best leadership practices in an effort to eliminate
the student achievement gap and raise the performance of all rural and urban P-12
students in the Central Valley and to support post-secondary leaders in their quest.
Partnerships and event sponsorswith districts, community organizations and businesses support those efforts. Together, with your help, we bring world-class leaders to annual conferences and
events, train site and district administrators and teacher leaders, provide executive
coaching, encourage rural networking opportunities and individualize services to meet
the unique needs of our diverse 5-county area.
In appreciation, partner and event sponsor logos appear on our website and information
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