Guillermo Medina is a native of Venezuela with two grown sons: Cameron and Alex. He is a school principal at Columbine Elementary School in Boulder, Colorado. He has been an educator for many years, teaching second grade as well as working in special education with children and adults with disabilities. He served on the Latino Achievement Taskforce for the local school district and, in 2005, Guillermo was given the Excellence in Education Award as the Outstanding Migrant Educator of the year by the district. Guillermo has worked predominantly with students at risk and students for whom English is a second language.
A native of the Northeast Colorado plains, he is in his 22nd year with the Wells Fargo Company holding positions of Banker, Service Manager, and currently Business Training Consultant. He is a certified facilitator of Wells Fargo's "Working Together to Create an Inclusive Environment" curriculum established to foster a positive and diverse business environment. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Liberal Arts with a minor in Economics from Colorado State University and spent 8 years in the U.S. Naval Reserves. Steven owns a home in Severance and his interests include hiking, biking, camping and day-trips in the Rocky Mountains; entertaining; reading fiction; and travel.
CALENDAR OF LIVE WORKSHOPS
(unless otherwise noted these will be held at our study center in Charlottesville, VA)
Introduction and Certification Series for Educators:
Session 1: Introductory Frameworks ~ June 29 and June 30 (this introductory session can be taken by itself or as the first part of the certification series--this session only, held at Sojourners UCC at 1017 Elliott Ave, Charlottesville--limited to 100--other 2 sessions limited to 15).
Session 2: Exploring Socio-Cultural Differences ~ July 13/14
Session 3: Application and Synthesis ~ July 27/28
Introduction and Certification Series for All Fields (limited to first 15):
Session 1: Introductory Frameworks ~ July 6/7
Session 2: Exploring Socio-Cultural Differences ~ July 20/21
Session 3: Application and Synthesis ~ August 10/11
All sessions are $200 each--a sliding scale is available--please contact us.
To become certified also requires completing the PDS (Power of Difference Survey) and two one-on-one consultations (before the first or second session and after the final session). The PDS is $150 for each administration/consultation ($300 in total).
Total cost for certification: $900.
All sessions are Friday and Saturday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
3 graduate credits are available for educators upon completion of all three sessions.
Check with your organization about ceu/pdh points.
Credits are an additional $55 each.
Certification is not automatic but is conferred by a consensus of the certification committee and the participant...recommendatins for further study may be made for example.
Food and Lodging is not included. Snacks provided.