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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 • 10:30am - 11:45am
Building Capacity and Empowerment in Latino Parents through Parent Mentoring Programs

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Do we sometimes make assumptions or create deficit thinking models about certain types of families? This workshop will look at how schools can create an environment that empowers Latino parents by building on their capacity as leaders in their school community and changing the school culture through mentoring programs like Project 2INPSPIRE. Participants will be given specific recommendations and suggestions with real life examples and are encouraged to come in school teams to begin creating their own plan of action.

Speakers
avatar for Marlene Batista

Marlene Batista

Director English Learner Services, Oxnard SD
Dr. Batista completed her doctoral work in the area of Latino Parent Engagement and has been speaking across the country regarding how to empower and engage Latino parents to create a true school home collaboration. Dr. Batista used many of her ideas and strategies in her own school... Read More →
avatar for Daniela Langlotz-Heinze

Daniela Langlotz-Heinze

Parent Community Liaison, Palmdale SD
Parent involvement community outreach


Friday March 31, 2017 10:30am - 11:45am PDT
Hilton Room: Redondo