2013 Latino Literacy Roundtable

2013 Latino Literacy Roundtable to be held on March 8, 2013 from 9am-3pm at the Sam Lena-South Tucson Branch Library (http://www.library.pima.gov/locations/southtucson/).

You are invited to attend the 2nd Annual Latino Literacy Roundtable. This year, the LLR discussion will focus on family literacy. The keynote speaker for the 2013 Latino Literacy Roundtable is Dr. Iliana Reyes. Dr Reyes is a professor at the University of Arizona College of Education. She is well known in the community for her work with parents, teachers and children on bilingual literacy. Other events of the day include roundtable discussions led by local family literacy leaders, a panel discussion by parents involved in family literacy programs at their schools, a poster presentation, and a guest author and book signing. Lunch will be provided.

This event is free and open to the public. RSVP by March 5, 2013 to Dr. Patricia Montiel Overall (overall@u.arizona.edu)

Schedule of Events:

  • 9:00-9:15 Greeting, Gina Macaluso, Facilitator
  • 9:15-10:15 Speaker Dr. Iliana Reyes
  • 10:15-11:15 Padres de Familia Panel
  • 11:15-12:15 Roundtable Discussions (Concurrent)
  • 12:15-1:30 LUNCH
  • 1:30- 2:00 Poster Presentations
  • 2:00-2:45 Guest Author, José-Luis Orozco Author Book Signing
  • 2:45-3:00 Despedida

For information and registration visit www.libros.arizona.edu. Lunch will be provided. Space is limited.

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Fri, 03/08/2013 - 09:00 to 15:00