A panel of nationally recognized teachers will share their teaching experiences of second language learners and immigrant students at this Capitol Hill briefing on May 11, 2011 in Washington, D.C.
When: 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. ET on Wednesday, May 11, 2011
Where: Longworth House Office Building Room 1539, Independence Avenue and South Capitol Street, Washington, DC, 20003
Who: Briefing will include teachers featured in Teacher Voices: Immigration, Language and Culture, a report to be released by the College Board Advocacy & Policy Center, National Writing Project, and Phi Delta Kappa International. The session will be moderated by Delia Pompa, vice president for education, National Council of La Raza. Panelists will include:
- Brandy De Alba, teacher, Roosevelt Elementary School, Stockton, CA
- Grace Raffaele, Teacher-Consultant, New York City Writing Project, Flushing International High School, Queens, N.Y.
- Sharon Ornelas, teacher, Thomas Edison High School, Minneapolis, MN
- Kenya Hernandez, student, Roosevelt Elementary School, Stockton, CA
For more information, visit nwp.org.