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TESOL Program Hosts Panel Discussion

  • Dates
    Friday, January 27, 2017 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • Location
    Bank Street College of Education 610 West 112th Street, New York NY, 10025
  • Contact
    Esperanza Olivo /
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Event Description

Please join Bank Street College's Teaching English to Students of Other Languages (TESOL) Program for the following special event:

Giving Voice to Multilingual Students: Strengthening K-12 Standards-Based Literacy Practices 

What key skills and dispositions must English as a New Language (ENL) teachers develop to support multilingual students as they learn English? This panel discussion will feature experts and practitioners discussing ways to strengthen standards-based literacy practices by preserving students' linguistic diversity. 

The evening will begin with a short reception.
Refreshments and light snacks will be served.

5:30 – 6:00 PM: Reception
6:00 – 7:30 PM: Panel Discussion

Cristian R. Solorza, Director, TESOL & Dual Language Bilingual Programs, Teaching and Learning Department, Bank Street College Graduate School of Education

Dr. Nelson Flores, Assistant Professor in Educational Linguistics, University of Pennsylvania

Pamela Jones, Instructor/Advisor, Teaching and Learning Department, Bank Street College Graduate School of Education

Kate Seltzer, PhD Candidate in Urban Education, The Graduate Center, CUNY, & Co-Author of The Translanguaging Classroom: Leveraging Student Bilingualism for Learning

Dr. Nicole Moriarty, Director of K-12 ENL, Mineola Union Free School District

Megan Purvis, ENL Instructional Specialist & Professional Development Coordinator for the Multilingual Learner Project, New Visions for Public Schools

No registration fee, but space is limited.
RSVP to Esperanza Olivo at

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