Youth Development Master’s Institute

Kids at Hope in conjunction with Arizona State University offers a one week intensive Kids at Hope Youth Development Master’s Institute. The week long institute attracts world leaders in the fields of child and youth development and education. The institute is recognized for its exciting keynote speakers, workshops, site visits and the latest information about hope, optimism, success and resiliency. The Institute is typically planned for early May is held in Phoenix, AZ.

Tuition $1,500.00*

*Partial scholarships available

Scholarship Info 2018

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2018 Master’s Institute Web Page

2018 Master’s Institute Program

2018 Master’s Agenda

2018 Master’s Seminar Schedule

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Dr. Erika Camacho Chosen as Kids at Hope’s
2018 Youth Development Institute’s Honorary Dean

Kids at Hope is excited and quite privileged to announce that Dr. Erika Camacho, Associate Professor of Applied Mathematics at Arizona State University and former student of famed and legendary math teacher Jaime Escalante has been chosen as the honorary Dean of the 2018 National Youth Development Master’s Institute scheduled for Mary 6-11, 2018 in Phoenix, AZ.

Dr. Camacho will be recognized at the Institute’s annual Dean’s Recognition Luncheon on Monday, May 7 at noon.

‘What makes this selection so powerful,” states Rick Miller, founder of Kids at Hope, “is the fact that Dr. Camacho represents the very spirit of believing that all young people are capable of success, No Exceptions. “

Erika and her family immigrated from Mexico to the US with little or no resources. Her goal in life was to become a cashier. It was a respectable pursuit until she met, was taught, and tutored by Jamie Escalante whose commitment to his students was uncompromising and whose work was memorialized in the film, Stand and Deliver.

Today, Professor Camacho is a leading voice, role model, and selfless mentor. She is committed to helping students, mainly from marginalized communities, reach for the stars. Dr. Camacho believes and practices the belief that all kids are capable of success, No Exception.

Dr. Camacho’s many research interests include the interface of mathematical applications to biology and sociology. She is currently working on a cure for blindness.

Dr. Camacho has served on the Youth Development Institute’s faculty in the past and hosted a special screening of the film, Stand and Deliver followed by a question and answer session.

Previous honorary deans have included:  Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor; humanitarian, author, and Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient, Gerda Weissmann Klein;  screenwriter and poet, Antwone Fisher (whose life inspired the film “Antwone Fisher”); Teacher and author, Erin Gruwell, (whose life inspired the movie, “Freedom Writers”);  Ambassador Raul Yzaguirre who lead the National Hispanic organization LaRaza for many years; Arizona State University, Executive Vice President and Provost, Mark Searle; author and international leader in sales and customer service training and development, Ron Willingham and others.

Below is a clip from the film, Stand and Deliver

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RxQez7F7vX4



2017

Kids at Hope’s 
2017 Master's Institute12th Annual Youth Development Master’s Institute

FEATURING
Erin Gruwell
Inspiration for the film Freedom Writers starring Hilary Swank
&
Jack Calhoun

Founder of the National Crime Prevention Council

May 1-5, 2017

Embassy Suites Phoenix-Scottsdale
4415 E. Paradise Village Parkway South
Phoenix, AZ 

co-sponsored by Arizona State University

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2016

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2016 Youth Development Master’s Institute

MASTER’S 2016 SCHEDULE

Howard Gardner – Featured Keynote (PowerPoint):

Multiple Intelligences Theory: From theory to practice to good practice

James Bell – Featured Keynote (PowerPoint):

Kids at Hope Youth Development and Justice

Tim Hardy, Director, Juvenile Justice Center, Yuma County, AZ (Video):

Kids at Hope Yuma AZ Treasure Hunters

Scott Mabery, Director, Juvenile Court Services, Yavapai County (Video):

Nursery Rhymes & Daddies

Wendy Larsen, Creative Leadership Partners (PowerPoint):

Culture & Climate

Rick Miller, Founder & Chief Treasure Hunter, Kids at Hope (PowerPoint):

Our Three Brains

CEUs offered through Arizona State University ($30):

https://ce.asu.edu/continuing-education/courses/education/kids-hope-ceus-may-2016

 


Previous Master’s Institutes

2015

2015 10th Annual Youth Development Master’s Institute

Dr. Kenneth Ginsburg – Featured Keynote & Presenter (PowerPoints):

No Child is Broken: Recognizing and Building on the Strengths of ALL Youth

Giving Kids Control Over Their Choices and Positioning Parents to be Lighthouses

2014

2014 Master’s Institute Flyer

Dr. Keith Hall-Featured Keynote & Presenter (PowerPoints):

Leading With A Strengths Perspective Hall

Strengths Quest Finder

Dr. Gregory Benner-Featured Presenter (PowerPoint):

How to Create & Sustain Strong Schools: The Whole Child Initiative

Social Emotional Learning

Inspiration Fair:

St. Lucie County Public Schools Behavior Point Sheet

2013

2013 Master’s Institute Flyer

Dr. Shane Lopez, Senior Scientist and Chief Architect of the Gallup Student Poll:

Making Hope Happen

2012

2012 Institute Brochure

2011

2011 Institute Brochure

2010

2010 Institute brochure

2009

2009 Institute Brochure

2008

2008 Institute Brochure

2007

2007 Institute Brochure

Testimonials

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