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Are you a teacher, administrator, counselor, after school teacher, or other school support staff interested in better serving the needs of your Latin American immigrant students?

Join the UNC School of Education, The Consortium in Latin American and Caribbean Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Duke University, and Carolina’s Institute for the Study of the Americas for a free virtual professional development series and leave with actionable, research-proven methods to support Latin American and Latino students in every realm of the school environment. The workshop offers sessions at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. each day from Monday, Aug. 3, to Thursday, Aug. 6.

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Sessions include:

  • Monday, Aug. 3, 10 a.m.: Latin American Immigration to North Carolina
  • Monday, Aug. 3, 2 p.m.: COVID-19 in North Carolina’s Latino Communities
  • Tuesday, Aug. 4, 10 a.m.: How Administrators Can Create Welcoming Schools for Latino/a Students
  • Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2 p.m.: Nurturing Latinx Identity Formation in Learning Environments
  • Wednesday, Aug. 5, 10 a.m.: Arts-Based Practices for Bilingual Students
  • Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2 p.m.: Mariposas: Developing a Civic Empowerment Program for Latinx Youth
  • Thursday, Aug. 6, 10 a.m.: Working with Undocumented Youth
  • Thursday, Aug. 6, 2 p.m.: Latino/a Immigrant Student Panel Discussion

Speakers include:

  • Kristin Papoi, Clinical Assistant Professor and Program Director of the Master of Arts of Teaching program
  • Corin Zaragoza Estera, Education Outreach Coordinator at The Consortium in Latin American and Caribbean Studies
  • Elaine Townsend Utin, Adjunct Instructor and Co-Executive Director and Co-Founder of LatinxEd
  • Emily Bivins (’03 Ed.D., ’04 M.S.A.), Administrator at Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools

Questions? Email Corin Zaragoza Estrera:


August 3, 2020
August 6, 2020
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