Save the date for the remote 2021 ECOC Summit: January 16, 2021
Educating Children of Color, Inc and
High Plains Church Unitarian Universalist
are excited to offer a Fall session of Diversity University. The program will be offered in 7 two-hour installments beginning on September 30, 2020 and culminating on December 16, 2020. The sessions will be held from 6:30pm to 8:30pm on Zoom. The cost is $10 per session.
REGISTRATION IS CLOSED
The 2020 iInspire Awards Ceremony
will be held virtually on October 14, 2020 at 11:00am.
Meeting ID: 968 2729 9871
The Leadership Academy begins in October 2020 and will continue through May 2021. There will be 240 students from 13 different high schools in El Paso County participating in this year's Leadership Academy.
The 2021 ECOC Annual Summit will be held virtually on January 16, 2021. The Summit provides a unique opportunity for educators, juvenile justice, and child welfare professionals to enhance their ability to retain and inspire the students they serve. It is also an opportunity for high school students to learn about themselves while they explore higher education. Finally, the Summit is an opportunity for parents to learn to communicate with schools and with their children to maximize their child’s success.
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Meetings are held on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays 7:30am by Zoom. If you are interested in joining please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
To dismantle the cradle-to-prison pipeline for children of color
and children in poverty through education.
14th Annual ECOC Summit
January 16, 2021
Every year in January, we host our annual summit. Over 1,000 students, professionals and parents attend.
Registration for the Fall session of Diversity University is now open.
The purpose of this institute is to improve the ability of professionals and the community to respond to the needs of a culturally diverse population.
PART I: June 29- June 30, 2020
PART II: July 23-July 24, 2020
ECOC will offer two 15-hour workshops during the Summer 2020 on differentiating instruction and assessment for culturally and linguistically diverse learners, intended for teachers seeking to earn educational credits.
The SAT Prep program offers tutoring to help students prepare for the SAT test. This program starts after the ECOC Summit and goes through mid-April each year.
The ECOC Leadership Academy is designed to enhance students' leadership capabilities, confidence, and ability to pursue higher education and career opportunities.
As of 2020, ECOC has provided over $200,000 in scholarships and educational gifts. This is a monumental milestone in ECOC history!!!
iInspire recognizes youth from El Paso County, Colorado, who have overcome adversity and inspired others to do the same. iInspire’s goal is to recognize those youth who might not receive recognition, but definitely deserve it.
Children of color are more likely to experience negative outcomes in the school, child welfare and juvenile justice systems than their white peers. Explore the data here.
Keep up to date on what's happening at ECOC, including fundraising events, training opportunities and more.
Scholarships and Educational Gifts
Since 2008, we have awarded over $200,000 in scholarships and educational gifts. We have also given away over 200 laptops.
The 14th Annual ECOC 2021 Summit will be held on January 16, 2021
Cost: Free to parents and students, 8th grade and above. $35 for professionals who register in advance.
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