AHE Spring 2018 Retreat - "Adult Education: Roots and Routes to Activism"

Here is a sampling of the wonderful workshops at the 2018 retreat, "Adult Education: Roots and Routes to Activism": 

Powerpoint Presentations for "Ana Ramirez-DACA Presentation for AHE Retreat" and "DACA Then and Now".


Powerpoint Presentation for "Weaving Our Stories".

3rd Annual Mentoring Conference on "Relationship Building" held at Everett Community College, April 2018

Use the following link to view a video of the presentation "Planning a Mentoring Program for New Educators" by AHE Students Cynthia Beatty, Jo Ann Arinder, Jacque Gbalipre, and David Howden.

Here are the powerpoint slides used in the presentation.

AHE Spring 2017 Retreat - "Adult Education: Roots and Routes to Activism"

The 2017 Retreat on Saturday, May 6th from 9am-5pm at the Lake Samish Lodge was a wonderful day of workshops and talks centered on adult education in activism- through art, identity & voice, politics, and education.

Susan Holman designed the art for the 2017 Retreat Agenda.  See also the Art & Activism Presentation from the Retreat.

AHE Spring 2016 Retreat Video - "Diversity, Difference and Race in Leadership and Higher Education"

Spring16 Retreat Photovoice

Spring16 Retreat Assessment Plan

AHE Spring 2015 Retreat Video - "Mentoring in Adult Education"

AHE Spring 2014 Food Justice Symposium

Food Security:  A Democratic Popular Education Symposium

The What: This is a day to experience democratic education while learning about your community’s involvement in food justice. Participate in learning how to engage in democratic process and popular education, and experience local poetry, music, and art!

The Who: The keynote speaker will be Dr. Nandini Gunewardena, food justice author, advocate, and educator. With her will be WWU alumni, faculty, and students, Community to Community, the Puget Sound Fishing Alliance, and many more local organizations! The event is sponsored by WWU’s Human Services and Rehabilitation Counseling Dept. in Woodring.

The When: Saturday, May 17th, 9am-4:30pm.

The Where: Bellingham Technical College - Multipurpose Room and Cafeteria.

The Why: The end of the symposium will be an opportunity to develop the goals and structure of a new popular education center, in the tradition of the Highlander folk school of Tennessee.

The Extras: This event will be a potluck and be in an atmosphere of community with music and art. For the potluck please bring your own dish to share with food justice in mind, according to your last name:

A-G      bring    Main dish

H-M     bring    Finger foods

N-S      bring    Dessert or Beverage

T-Z       bring    Salad

Please join community leaders for Western’s Department of Human Services and Rehabilitation sponsored day of democracy, shared learning, and fun

AHE Retreat

Please, join us all for a wonderful full day of workshops and talks centered on Adult Education in Activism. There will be four workshops: Art & Philosophy; Identity & Voice; Movement Politics; and Education.  The featured speakers are Ana Ramirez and Leika Suzumura (click their names to learn more about them).

This is a potluck event! 


POTLUCK:             Please bring your own dish to share according to your last name:

A-G        bring        Main dish

H-M       bring        Finger foods

N-S        bring        Dessert or Beverage

T-Z         bring        Salad

DIRECTIONS:        Lake Samish Lodge (set your GPS to 673 North Lake Samish Drive, Bham, 98229)

From I-5 - Take N. Lake Samish Exit #246    

Southbound:  Left at stop sign.

Northbound:  Right at stop sign – cross freeway.

Proceed down North Lake Samish Drive.  Drive 0.8 mile, veer right at “Y” in road.  Continue along lakeside.  Lake Samish Lodge is on the right side before crossing the bridge.