Nicky Ramos-Beban, Ph.D., is the Assistant Director of Alternative Education and Principal of Opportunity Youth Academy at the Santa Clara County Office of Education. Nicky has been a teacher and charter school principal for over 25 years and is the co-author of Be the Change: Reinventing School for Student Success.
Collective Impact and Unique Partnerships to Address Opportunity Youth RE-Engagement Come hear how a unique partnership between SIATech Charter Schools and Santa Clara County Office of Education came together to address student disengagement in Silicon Valley. See how focusing on a clearly identified need and working together with local community support providers resulted in the creation of Opportunity Youth Academy. Learn how combining organizational strengths, best practices, technology, and research- based programming has created an environment designed to re-engage students in a blended model that accelerates learning and is both “high -tech and high- touch.”
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