Starts tomorrow–Immigrant Student Success Online Workshop

July 7, 2020

Join 14 experts and hundreds of educators for six hours of free professional development on Wednesday, July 8 and Thursday, July 9 in the eighth annual Immigrant Student Success: Strategies and Tools for K-12 and Adult Educators free online workshop. Hosted by The Immigrant Learning Center (ILC) Public Education Institute and Re-imagining Migration, this is your chance to learn how to help your immigrant and refugee students thrive during difficult times through interactive presentations, chat rooms and activities.
See the full agenda below. You can join for the sessions you want, or stay for the full program to receive a certificate of completion!
Wednesday, July 8, 12:00-3:00 PM EDT
12:00 PM EDT
Immigration Data and Policy Update
Denzil Mohammed, The ILC Public Education Institute
12:15 PM EDT
Impact of Anti-immigrant Bias and Identity Formation
Adam Strom, Re-imagining Migration
12:40 PM EDT
Immigrant Student Trauma and Creating “Safe Zones” in 2020
Fatuma Mohamed, Maine Immigrant and Refugee Services
Candace J. Black, PhD,   Boston College School of Social Work
1:05 PM EDT
Undocumented Immigrant Students
Cynthia Carvajal, PhD, CUNY Initiative on Immigration and Education
1:25 PM EDT
Schools and Teachers as Support Network
Jalene Tamerat, PhD, Charles Sposato Graduate School of Education
Amy Melik, Teaching Tolerance advisory board
Cynthia Carvajal, PhD, CUNY Initiative on Immigration and Education
Candace J. Black, PhD, Boston College School of Social Work
1:50 PM EDT
Implicit Bias while Teaching
Clare Maxwell, The ILC Public Education Institute
2:05 PM EDT
Speak Up at Schools: How to Respond to Prejudice, Bias and Stereotypes
Julie Bradley, Teaching Tolerance advisory board
Amy Melik, Teaching Tolerance advisory board
2:45 PM EDT
ELL Preparedness
Jalene Tamerat, PhD, Charles Sposato Graduate School of Education
Thursday, July 9, 12:00-3:00 PM EDT
12:00 PM EDT
Immigration Learning Arc and Storytelling
Adam Strom, Re-imagining Migration
12:30 PM EDT
Using Your Personal Story to Build Relationships with Students
Emily Francis, Concord High School, NC
12:50 PM EDT
Telling Immigrant Stories: Graphic Narratives
Jake Halpern, author,  Welcome to the New World
1:00 PM EDT
Telling Immigrant Stories: Videos
Michael Sheridan, Community Supported Film
1:10 PM EDT
Telling Immigrant Stories
Emily Francis, Concord High School, NC
Adam Strom, Re-imagining Migration
Jake Halpern, author,  Welcome to the New World
Michael Sheridan, Community Supported Film
1:40 PM EDT
Reaching and Teaching English Learners with Teaching Tolerance Resources
Julie Bradley, Teaching Tolerance advisory board
Amy Melik, Teaching Tolerance advisory board
2:20 PM EDT
Centering the Immigrant Voice Across the Curriculum
Steve Burby, EdD, Association for White Anti-Racist Educators
Federico Salas-Isnardi, Houston Mayor’s Office for Adult Literacy
Julie Bradley, Teaching Tolerance advisory board
Amy Melik, Teaching Tolerance advisory board
2:48 PM EDT
Adult Education Distance Learning Best Practices
Federico Salas-Isnardi, Houston Mayor’s Office for Adult Literacy
 This is the latest professional development opportunity from The ILC Public Education Institute. It is free and open to the public, but you must register. 

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