K-16 Partnerships Network Meeting: How university partners can support immigrant and English language learners in our schools
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The theme of this meeting draws from our upcoming PHENND Annual Conference on “Immigration,” but will have a specific focus on university partnerships that support immigrant and English language learners in our K-12 schools.
• Allison Still, Deputy Chief of the Office of Multilingual Curriculum and Programs at the School District of Philadelphia
• Maria Giraldo Gallo, Bilingual Special Project Assistants at the School District of Philadelphia
• Jill Swavely, Ed.D. Associate Professor of Teaching and Learning, Temple University
• Edwin Mayorga, Assistant Professor, Educational Studies Swarthmore College
We will share an overview of data on English Language Learners in the school district as well as current projects to support ELLs with Anchor Goal 1 and Anchor 2 (part of Superintendent Hite’s Action Plan). We will also discuss how university partners can support these initiatives and immigrant English language learners in general.
Who should attend?
|Perks||light snacks will be provided|
|Parking Details||Street parking is limited at the school district. It is best to use SEPTA. The school district building is easily accessible via the Broad Street Line from the Spring Garden station|
|Causes||Advocacy & Human Rights Children & Youth Community Immigrants & Refugees|