Latino Students in the 21st Century: Examining the Educational Pipeline Conference
Champaign , USA
Dr. Luis Urrieta, Jr. - 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 Sincerely, 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