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Tuesday, October 30 • 10:15am - 11:45am
Expanded Learning Opportunities for Youth in Affordable Housing and Experiencing Homelessness (Systems Track-Open)

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Regardless of your role in the community, YOU have the ability to ensure children and youth experiencing housing instability or homelessness have access to high quality Expanded Learning Opportunity (ELO) programs. Join us and see how different systems (ELOs, Schools, and Housing) are working together on behalf of the youth they collectively serve. In this workshop we will highlight projects taking place in King County, the City of Bellevue, and California to meet the needs of families and youth living in affordable housing and youth experiencing homelessness.

Speakers
avatar for Leah Bui

Leah Bui

Housing Education Project Manager, School's Out Washington
Leah joined the SOWA staff in November 2017. This is her third iteration to SOWA having previously been part of Youth Development Executives of King County and SOWA’s Refugee School Impact Program. Her latest role as the Housing & Expanded Learning Opportunities Project Manager... Read More →
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Ted Dezember

Education Manager, King County Housing Authority
Ted Dezember is the Senior Manager for Educational Initiatives and Youth Programs at King County Housing Authority. He is responsible for the development, implementation, and evaluation of educational policies and program initiatives to support academic and life success of children... Read More →
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Jenny Hicks

Director of HousED, Partnership for Children & Youth
Jenny Hicks is the Director of HousED at the Partnership for Children and Youth (PCY). Hicks joined the PCY team in 2011 and has used her extensive background in youth development to organize, support, and assist with program startup for several public and affordable housing communities... Read More →
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Melissa Slater

NB Program Coordinator, Instructional Facilitator & Grant Manager, Bellevue's National Board
Melissa Slater started her career in education in Bellevue in 1996. She has taught grades 2-6, served as a Literacy Facilitator and has worked as Bellevue’s National Board (NB) Program Coordinator for the past 13 years. Currently Melissa is working in Bellevue as the NB Program... Read More →



Tuesday October 30, 2018 10:15am - 11:45am
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