Latino Students in the 21st Century: Examining the Educational Pipeline Conference
Dr. Luis Urrieta, Jr. - University of Texas at Austin
We'd like to extend a warm invitation to our conference, “Latino Students in the 21st Century: Examining the Educational Pipeline.” Our conference is scheduled for Friday, April 29, 2016 from 2 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. with registration beginning at 1:30 p.m. at ACES Library, Heritage Room. Our Keynote speaker will be Professor Luis Urrieta, Jr. from the University of Texas at Austin.
Our conference seeks to foster an understanding of the key contemporary issues impacting Latina/o students across the educational pipeline (Pre-K-higher education) along with discussing how universities can have greater partnerships with community schools.
Our conference will feature a panel, “Serving Latino Students: A Conversation with Community & Campus Educators,” featuring:
Moderator: Luz Murillo, Ph.D., Department of Curriculum & Instruction
Maria Alanis, M.A., Director of ESL/Bilingual Education for Champaign Unit 4 Schools
Gioconda Perez, Ph.D., Director of La Casa Cultural Latina
Alicia Rodriguez, Ph.D., Academic Advisor, luisDepartment of Latina/o Studies
Joseph Wiemelt, Ed.D., Director of Equity & Student Learning/Multicultural Programs for Urbana School District 116
Refreshments and snacks will be provided throughout conference proceedings. The conference will conclude with a dinner and networking reception!!! Dinner will be provided to participants who attend the entire conference! While the conference is FREE and OPEN to the public, registration is required.
Register at: https://illinois.edu/fb/sec/3093659 by 5 p.m. on April 19, 2016.
This conference is funded by a Focal Point Grant from the Graduate College. Our co-sponsors include: Department of Human Development & Family Studies, Department of Education Policy, Organization & Leadership, Center for Education in Small Urban Communities, Department of Latina/Latino Studies, La Casa Cultural Latina, Graduate Organization of Latin@ Students
Examining the Educational Experiences of Latinos in the U.S. Focal Point Project Team
http://publish.illinois.edu/latinoeducationintheusa/Cost:Free and Open to the Public Contact:Gabriel Rodriguez grodrig2@illinoiseduSponsor:Graduate College Focal Point GrantRegister