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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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Wednesday, March 29 • 4:30pm - 6:00pm
From Taming a Wild Tongue to Building a Bilingual, Bicultural University

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This presentation tells the story of a university along the Texas-Mexico border that is transforming itself into a bilingual, bicultural, and biliterate institution. The historical forces of the region shaped higher education into an important agent for change throughout the 20th Century, but it was not change that was altogether friendly to the cultural and historical realities of local residents. The new push to become bilingual, bicultural, and biliterate signals a new day in higher education in this part of the world.

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Francisco Guajardo

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Francisco Guajardo is the founding director of the B3 Institute at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley and Professor of Organization and School Leadership. His research focuses on school and community leadership, Latino epistemologies, and community building practices. He is... Read More →

Wednesday March 29, 2017 4:30pm - 6:00pm PDT