Cultural Proficiency Institute




Please join us for the 

6th Annual Cultural Proficiency Institute

Understand equity, embrace diversity, respect differences.

August 1-2, 2012

Culturally Proficient educators examine their own practice to explore critical issues that arise from diversity in schools today. These educators are preparing all learners to view ethnic, language, and cultural diversity as strengths and assets in our society and in our schools.

Participate in this institute and you will:

  • Meet the award-winning Cultural Proficiency authors.
  • Get introduced to the concept of Cultural Proficiency and deepen your own understanding of the specific tools of Cultural Proficiency.
  • Learn how to embrace culture as an asset, address access and achievement gaps, and apply Cultural Proficiency throughout your professional practice.
  • Engage with other Cultural Proficiency practitioners in interactive breakout sessions and build a community around the work.
  • Participate in “Voices from the Field” sessions with presenters from organizations that have applied the principles of Cultural Proficiency.

$399/Individual • $300/person for groups of 4 or more

Register at or Call 1-888-739-5509



Meet the Award-Winning Authors

  • Raymond D. Terrell, Ed.D. is an emeritus professor for the School of Education, Health and Society at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, where he served as special assistant to the dean for diversity initiatives.
  • Kikanza J. Nuri-Robins, Ed.D. is an organizational development consultant. She has taught elementary school, secondary reading, and in schools of education and public administration.
  • Randall B. Lindsey, Ph.D. is an emeritus professor at California State University, Los Angeles, and has a practice centered on educational consulting and issues related to
    equity and access.
  • Delores B. Lindsey, Ph.D. is an associate professor at California State University, San Marcos, and former high school teacher, middle school administrator, and county office administrator.
  • Franklin CampbellJones, Ed.D. is the vice president of CampbellJones & Associates, an organization that assists school districts in applying the tenets of Cultural Proficiency to their policies and practice.
  • Brenda CampbellJones, Ph.D. is the president of CampbellJones & Associates, an organization that provides professional development to school districts throughout the U.S. and Canada.
  • Laraine M. Roberts, Ed.D. is senior research associate at WestEd in San Francisco. Her work centers on educational leadership, organizational culture, and school and district development and improvement.
  • Richard S. Martinez, Ed.D. is an associate professor in the School of Education at Azusa Pacific University. His previous experience includes classroom teaching, administration, and PD design.
  • Stephanie M. Graham is a consultant for Diversity, Equity, and Student Achievement. She developed training programs for Los Angeles County Office of Education on equity and closing educational gaps.
  • Cynthia L. Jew, Ph.D. is a professor in the counseling program in the Graduate School of Education at California Lutheran University.
  • Linda D. Jungwirth, Ed.D. is the president of CONVENING CONVERSATIONS, Inc.; an adjunct professor at Pepperdine University; and the 2008 recipient of the Association of California School Administrators (ACSA) Wilson A. Grace
  • Jarvis V.N.C. Pahl, Ed.D. is the founder of The
    Discovertorium: Science & Humankind Museum and the executive director of Pahl Business & Educational Consortium.
  • Keith Myatt, Ed.D. teaches educational leadership at California State University, Dominguez Hills; is co-president of the California Staff Development Council; and is a consultant with the Center for Data, Collaboration, and Results.
  • Michelle S. Karns, MPA is an educational consultant with over 30 years experience, including speaking before the United Nations at the World Conference on Children in 1995.
  • Diana L. Stephens, Ph.D. is an assistant professor and chair of the Diversity and Educational Excellence Working Group in the Center for Equality and Justice at California
    Lutheran University Graduate School of Education.
  • Carmella S. Franco, Ed.D. serves as state trustee for Alisal Union SD and directs the Association of California School Administrator’s Superintendents Academy in Whittier, CA.
  • Maria G. Ott, Ph.D. is the superintendent of Rowland (CA) USD. She previously served as senior deputy superintendent in Los Angeles USD and superintendent of the Little Lake City SD.
  • Darline P. Robles, Ph.D. is a professor of clinical education at USC and former county superintendent of schools at the Los Angeles County Office of Education.
  • Reyes L. Quezada, Ed.D. has been a teacher, teacher educator, and professor for the past 28 years and has been teaching at the University of San Diego, California since 1999.
  • Richard Diaz is the founding director of the Los Angeles Junior Chamber of Commerce’s Riordan Volunteer Leadership Development Program.

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