School District Staff

History of ING Professional Development Workshops in K-12 School Districts, 1997-2018

ING provides professional development workshops for administrators and teachers in K-12 school districts to help them meet the needs of an increasingly diverse student population. The seminar that ING offers is called Understanding Muslim Students: Fostering an Inclusive Environment. ING speakers also deliver customized trainings and present at national educational conferences and provide workshops for parents. From 1997 until the present, ING has delivered seminars and training about Muslim students at the following venues in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond.

Evaluation Findings: Professional Development Workshops

2017

FEBRUARY
– Understanding Muslim Students: Fostering an Inclusive Environment, Meadow Homes Elementary School, Concord, CA
MARCH
– Islamophobia and Its Impact, Jesuit Schools Network, Menlo Park, CA
– Islam and Women, Jihad, and Sharia, Jesuit Schools Network, Menlo Park, CA
JULY
– Understanding Muslim Students: Fostering an Inclusive Environment, Stanford Graduate School of Education, Stanford, CA
SEPTEMBER
– Understanding Muslim Students: Fostering an Inclusive Environment, Christopher High School, Gilroy, CA
NOVEMBER
– ING’s Programs and Resources, San Ramon Valley Council of PTAs, Danville, CA
– Understanding Muslim Students: Fostering an Inclusive Environment, San Ramon Valley Council of PTAs, Danville, CA
– Taking First Amendment Rights Seriously While Studying Religion, National Council for the Social Studies, San Francisco, CA
– Know Your Neighbor: Pluralism, Pedagogy, and Interfaith Engagement, National Council for the Social Studies, San Francisco, CA

2016

JANUARY
– Parent Webinar: Supporting Your Muslim Student, ING
– Teaching Your Diverse Classroom and Resources for Teaching Islam, ING Webinar for Educators
– Student Problems with Background or Belief, Inclusion & Diversity Committee of the San Ramon Valley Council of PTAs, Danville, CA
– Understanding Muslim Students: Fostering an Inclusive Environment, Mt. Diablo Peace and Justice Center, Walnut Creek, CA
FEBRUARY
– Teaching Islam, Hillview Middle School, Menlo Park, CA
MARCH
– Understanding Muslim Students: Fostering an Inclusive Environment, Manchester School District, Manchester, NH (via webinar)
– Understanding Muslim Students: Fostering an Inclusive Environment, Brentwood Elementary School, Brentwood, CA
NOVEMBER
– Understanding Muslim Students: Fostering an Inclusive Environment, Manchester School District, Manchester, NH (via webinar)

2015

JANUARY
– Understanding Muslim Students: Fostering an Inclusive Environment, Berkeley Adult School, Berkeley, CA
AUGUST
– Understanding Muslim Students: Fostering an Inclusive Environment, Berkeley Adult School, Berkeley, CA
DECEMBER
– Islam in America, College Preparatory School Parent Diversity Committee, Oakland, CA

2014

APRIL
– Understanding Muslim Students: Fostering an Inclusive Environment, Wachusett School District, Holden, MA (via webinar)

2013

MARCH
– Living the Faith & Shared Values, Fremont Unified School District, Fremont, CA
AUGUST
– Understanding Muslim Students: Fostering an Inclusive Environment, Fremont Unified School District, Fremont, CA

2012

MARCH
– Understanding Muslim Students: Fostering an Inclusive Environment, Santa Clara Unified School District, Santa Clara, CA
JULY
– Understanding Muslim Students: Fostering an Inclusive Environment, American Field Service, Webinar

2011

MARCH
– San Jose State University, San Jose, CA
MAY
– U.S. Department of Justice, Murfreesboro, TN
NOVEMBER
– Understanding Muslim Students: Fostering an Inclusive Environment, Islamic Center of Greater Cincinnati, West Chester, OH

2010

MARCH 
– University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
– Millbrae School District, on-site and webinar, Millbrae, CA
NOVEMBER
– University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

2009

MAY
– Independence High School, San Jose, CA
AUGUST
– Fame Charter School, Newark, CA

2008 

JANUARY
– San Mateo Union High School District, San Mateo, CA
APRIL
– Interacting with Muslim Students: How to Prevent Hate Crimes, by ING and Anti-Defamation League (ADL), Pollicita Middle School, Daly City, CA
OCTOBER
– Supplementing Cultural Studies Relating to the Muslim World and Interacting with Muslim Students, Terman Middle School, Palo Alto, CA

2007

MARCH
– 46th Annual California Council for the Social Studies (CCSS) Annual Conference, Oakland, CA
JUNE
– Embracing Religious Diversity, National Education Association Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA

2006

MARCH
– Revisiting the Golden Age: Teaching About Islamic Contributions to Civilization, California Council for the Social Studies Annual Convention, San Diego, CA
– San Francisco Unified School District, San Francisco, CA
– Parallels between Muslims post-9/11 and Japanese post-Pearl Harbor, San Francisco Unified School District, San Francisco, CA
– Schallenberger Elementary School, San Jose, CA
APRIL
– Berkwood Hedge School, Berkeley, CA
MAY
– Independence High School, San Jose, CA

2005

MARCH
– ING Booth, California Council for the Social Studies Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA
– Cultural Competency Training for Healthcare Workers, San Jose Unified School District, San Jose, CA
APRIL
– California Teachers Association – Pacific American Caucus, San Francisco, CA
JULY
– Santa Clara County Office of Education, Santa Clara, CA
NOVEMBER
– National Council for the Social Studies, Kansas City, MO
– Notre Dame High School, San Jose, CA

2004

FEBRUARY
– Lynbrook High School, San Jose, CA
– Fremont Unified School District, Fremont, CA
MARCH
– Santa Clara County Office of Education, San Jose, CA
APRIL
– Castroville Elementary School District, Castroville, CA
JULY
– Santa Clara County Office of Education, San Jose, CA

2003

JANUARY
– Fremont Unified School District, Fremont, CA
FEBRUARY
– Natomas Unified School District, Sacramento, CA
MARCH
– Berryessa Unified School District, San Jose, CA|
– Cupertino Unified School District, Cupertino, CA
MAY
– Washington High School, San Francisco, CA
JUNE
– San Jose Unified School District, San Jose, CA
OCTOBER
– Facing History and Ourselves Workshop, Belmont-Redwood Shores School District, Belmont, CA
– Terra Nova High School, Pacifica, CA
NOVEMBER
– San Diego Unified School District, San Diego, CA

2002

JANUARY
– Campbell Unified School District, Campbell, CA
– Santa Clara Unified School District, Santa Clara, CA
– Teaching About Islam, Wilson High School, Santa Clara, CA
FEBRUARY
– Teaching About Islam, San Francisco Unified School District, San Francisco, CA
MARCH
– Independence High School, San Jose, CA
APRIL
– Santa Clara County Office of Education, San Jose, CA
JUNE
– Campbell Unified School District, Campbell, CA
JULY
– Santa Clara County Office of Education, San Jose, CA
– California Foreign Language Teachers’ Association conference, Santa Barbara, CA

2001

MARCH
– Booth and Workshop at California Social Studies Convention, Oakland, CA
– Teaching about Islam, Social Studies Teachers Convention, Oakland, CA
OCTOBER
– Los Gatos Unified School District, Los Gatos, CA
– Los Altos Unified School District, Los Altos, CA
– Training by AWAIR and ING, Hayward, CA
DECEMBER
– Principal Training, Santa Clara Unified School District, Santa Clara, CA

2000

FEBRUARY
– Teaching About Islam, by ING and AWAIR, Berkeley, CA
MARCH
– Booth and Workshop at California Social Studies Convention, San Diego, CA
– Teaching about Islam, Social Studies Teachers Convention, San Diego, CA

1999

FEBRUARY
– Teaching about Islam, Social Studies Teachers Convention, Santa Clara, CA
– Booth at California Social Studies Convention, Santa Clara, CA
JUNE
– Educator’s Guide to Muslim Religious Practices, Newark Unified School District, Newark, CA

1997

JULY
– Teaching About Islam, Social Studies Teachers Convention, San Jose, CA