Welcome Parents and Families of English Learners
We are so excited to have you join us this year. Below is the information about this event.
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Conference Details for Parents and Families
Friday, May 6th, 2022 - 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. CST
Information will be presented in both Spanish and English. Vietnamese Interpreters will be available.
9:00 a.m - Welcome / Keynote Speaker
10:15 a.m. - Session #1
11:15 a.m. - Session # 2
12:00 p.m. - Lunch
1:00 p.m. - Session #3 / Closing
Here is how to get registered:
Step 1: Click here to go to the registration form
Step 2: Fill out the information
Step 3: Check your email for confirmation of registration
Any device that is connected to the internet and can play videos will work.
Watch Party Information
Interested in hosting a Watch Party at your campus? Review this Watch Party Flyer for more information.
Here are the topics that will be covered at this year's conference:
- College Support & Testing: Financial aid, deadlines, testing, strategies at home, process, dates
- Understanding Bilingual Education programming
- Adult education resources
- Mental health and wellness of your child
- Community resources available to support your family
2022 Keynote Speaker - Lucy V. Cantu
Lucy V. Cantú is a “Mom turned Speaker & Coach.” Years ago, she put her career on hold to stay home and raise two daughters. While volunteering at their school, she seized a part-time opportunity to teach English to immigrant parents. In time, she observed a “hunger” in her adult students—a desire to learn all they could to help their children do well in school and succeed. That desire inspired Lucy. She sensed a “calling” to somehow make a difference.
She took the lead, integrating her past professional experience as a Bilingual Health Educator for the City of Dallas and Community Liaison for Dallas Schools, and established a bilingual training company. The goal: to help parents and educators of “at-risk” families grow their capacities to help children rise above limitations and succeed. Ever since, Lucy has been on a mission to awaken, inspire, and teach others to live true to their potential and lead lives filled with love, wellbeing, meaning & joy.
Ever the trailblazer, she has presented to school districts, organizations and at regional, state, and national conferences around the country.