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Connecting Communities through Our Languages, Cultures, and Stories

Forty-two Years of Educational Excellence for English Learners & Biliteracy for All

March 29 - April 1, 2017

Anaheim Marriott and Hilton Hotels
Anaheim, California 

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Friday, March 31 • 3:15pm - 4:30pm
Barrio Teacher: Speaking from the Heart!

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Come lift your spirits! Best-Selling Author Dr. Mayra Fernández enthusiastically shares anecdotes and poems: the kindergartener who redefines "gringo," the girl returned to her abuser, the hungry boy with a solution, the principal who won't let her teach Shakespeare to barrio kids, the new teacher who feels she must learn seven languages before Christmas, the girl listening to her campesino grandfather’s stories understands why he won’t release his grandson’s Harvard diploma. Laugh, cry, cheer while learning workable strategies.

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Mayra Fernandez

Founder and CEO, Stepping Stones for Success, LLC
Bilingual teacher from pre-k to graduate school. Many decades in the barrio classroom and counting. Published and award-winning, Amazon Best-Selling author of 18 published books and counting. Mother of 17 children (eleven adopted) and counting. Let me help you with: 1. Interesting... Read More →


Friday March 31, 2017 3:15pm - 4:30pm PDT
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