Black History Month Panel Discussion

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02/29/2024 - 4:30 PM EST

To celebrate Black History Month on February 29 the Office of English Language Acquisition (OELA) hosted a panel discussion with educators and advocates from around the country.  View this engaging conversation on supporting and celebrating multilingual and multicultural students and educators as we came together to honor the cultural heritage, contributions, and achievements of African Americans!


· Margarita Machado-Casas, Professor of Dual Language and English Learner Education, San Diego State University 

· Lolita Ndabahagamye-Vieux, Multilingual Education Specialist, Austin Independent School District

· Alex Marrero, Superintendent, Denver Public Schools 

· Jenniffer Saldaña Whyte, Spanish Teacher, Donoho School; Chair of the African American Student Special Interest

Group, ACTFL; President, Bilingual Kids, Inc.

Black History Month Panel Discussion