Conference 2006

2006 SEA Conference
February 24-26, 2006
Asilomar Conference Center, Pacific Grove, California.

“Social Capital and Educational Achievement”


Friday, February 24

4-6 pm Registration

6-7 pm Dinner

7-8:30 pm Keynote Speaker
Ricardo Stanton-Salazar, Associate Professor of Education and Sociology
Rossier School of Education, University of Southern California

“Examining Effective Educational Environments for Racial Minority Students Using A Social Capital Framework of Analysis”

8:30pm Reception

Saturday, February 25

7:30-8:30 am Breakfast

8:30-10 am Session 1

Tamo Chattopadhay
Department of International and Transcultural Studies , Teachers College
“An Analytical Framework of Student Social Capital in Education”

Mary Montavon
Deptartment of Linguistics, Southern Illinois University
“Social Capital and Immigrant Students: Discourses in a rural school”

Maria Estela Zarate
Tomas Rivera Policy Institute, University of Southern California
“A Longitudinal Perspective of School Agent-Student Relations among Latinas”

10-10:30 am Coffee

10:30-noon Session 2

Rebeca Burciaga, UCLA Graduate School of Education & Information Studies
Tara J. Yosso, UCSB Department of Chicana/o Studies
Lindsay Huber, UCLA
Veronica Velez, UCLA
Daniel G. Solórzano, UCLA
“Chicanas/os Reclaim Social and Cultural Capital: A Critical Race Understanding of Community Cultural Wealth”

Monica Sanchez Rivas and Robert Cooper
UCLA Graduate School of Education
“Peer Relationships as Social Capital within a Community Cultural Wealth Model in Mexican-American Student Achievement during the Transition to High School”

Catherine Riegle-Crumb and Rebecca M. Callahan
Population Research Center, University of Texas, Austin
“Friendship Networks, Social Capital, and Immigrant Students’ Academic Achievement”

12-1 pm Lunch

1-3 pm Session 3

Brian Barrett, University of Cambridge, Faculty of Education
“Students’ Access to and Activation of Social Capital Resources in the Buffalo Public Schools”

Linn Posey, University of California, Berkeley
“ ‘Doin’ Our Own Thing’ After school: Influences on Social Capital Activation in a Middle School Setting”

Frances R. Spielhagen
The Center for Gifted Education, The College of William and Mary
“Creating Social Capital: The case of the Bruderhof Schools”

Nienke Moolenaar, Sjoerd Karsten & Peter Sleegers
Department of Education, University of Amsterdam
“Social Capital of the School Organization: Nature, Instrument, and Impact on Teachers’ Behavior and Students’ Citizenship”

3-4 pm Business meeting

4-6 pm Free time

6-7 pm Dinner

7-8:30 pm Keynote Speaker
Barbara L Schneider, John A. Hannah Distinguished Professor,
College of Education, Michigan State University

“Strengthening Organizational Effectiveness: The Importance of Relational Trust”

8:30 pm Reception

Sunday, February 26

7:30-8:30 am Breakfast

8:30-10 am Session 4

Ruth Kim and Nicole Hidalgo, Department of Education, University of California, Santa Cruz
“Complicating Social Capital Perspectives: The Negotiation of Student Experiences in Extracurricular Activities”

Pedro Nava and Shiv Desai, UCLA Urban Schooling Program
“Was Bill Cosby Just Speaking on it? A Counter-Narrative from Low-Income Latino Parents and Students from Valley High School”

Anna Ríos, UC Santa Cruz
“Entre Familias: Exploring the Cultural Agency of Mexican Immigrant/Migrant Families”

10-10:30 am Coffee

10:30-noon Session 5

Cynthia DuBois, University of Texas at San Antonio
“Confianza, Its More Than Just Trust: The Role of Social Capital in the K-12 Experiences of Latinas”

Anne-Marie Nunez
UC Merced
“Multiple Capitals and the Transition to College: Predictors of Latino Students’ Sense of Belonging within the University Community”

Robert Ream and Gregory Palardy
University of California, Riverside and University of Georgia
“Is Parental Social Capital Bound by Social Class Position?”

12-1 pm Lunch


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