Support for Immigrant and Refugee Students “Trainer of Trainers” Workshop

In response to the voices of teachers concerned about the stress and tensions that their students have expressed about their family members’ immigration status, Californians Together is offering a one-day “Trainer of Trainers”  Workshop.

The training includes:

  • Grade-span (K-2, 3-5, 6-12) classroom lesson modules addressing the social, emotional and educational needs of students worried about immigration status of their families
  • Interactive student-teacher scenarios
  • Educator Toolkit with resources to create welcoming schools and other legal and educational resources
  • Up-to-date legal advice
  • Lunch and training materials


  • Xilonin Cruz-González, Project Director, Californians Together
  • Dr. Gisela O’Brien & Dr. Elvira Armas, Center for Equity for English Learners, Loyola Marymount University and
  • Sally Kinoshita, The Immigrant Legal Resource Center

Targeted for:
District and county professional development staff, teacher leaders, English learner specialists and coordinators, Title I and Title III administrators and specialists, leadership teams from the district, county or school site

January 11, 2018 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
Los Angeles County Office of Education
To register, click here

January 30,  2018, 8:30am – 3:30 pm
San Mateo County Office of Education
To register, click here

March 20,  2018, 8:30am – 3:30 pm
Fresno County Office of Education
To register, click here

For more information, please contact Xilonin Cruz-Gonzalez: