2017 Information & Resource Conference Keynote Speaker

Saturday, March 11th; 8:30am - 3:30pm
John O'Connell High School
2355 Folsom St, San Francisco, CA 94110

Conference Agenda
Attendee Check-in, Breakfast, & Exhibitor Fair
8:30am – 9:45am

Welcome & Keynote
9:45am – 10:45am

Morning Workshops
11:00am – 12:30pm

Lunch & Exhibitor Fair
12:30pm – 2:00pm

Afternoon Workshops
2:00pm – 3:30pm

Conference Ends



Contact Ali Barclay,
Information & Resource Manager

by email or 
phone: 415-292-7494 ext. 153

The Knowledge & Power Paradigm: Successful Family Advocacy & Navigation through Times of Turbulent Change

Dr. Ammar Saheli
CEO, Director, Minister

Dr. Ammar Saheli has served in the capacity of CEO of Saheli7 Educational Consulting for the past 9 years, Director of Student Support Services in the San Lorenzo Unified School District for the past 9 years, and Minister of the West Oakland Church of Christ for the past 16. He is passionate and proficient in the conceptions and implementation techniques related to equity, cultural competence, cultural responsiveness, unconscious bias, Restorative Practices/Restorative Justice, and instructional strategies related to critical pedagogy.

Ammar specializes in developing/implementing systems designed to address racial dis-proportionality, student empowerment and consciousness, while additionally managing the tough and necessary dialogues—critical to moving systems, students, and families beyond the impact of cultural bias and institutional barriers.