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Belinda Flores to present at White House Initiative on Education Excellence for Hispanics webinar

By Jo Ann Jones | Date: August 18, 2014

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The White House Initiative on Education Excellence for Hispanics will host its monthly webinar on Wednesday, August 20th at 2pm EDT/11am PDT.  This month’s subject is Hispanic Teacher Recruitment and will include presenter Dr. Belinda Flores, chair of Bicultural-Bilingual Studies for The University of Texas at San Antonio’s (UTSA) College of Education and Human Development (COEHD).


With Hispanics composing nearly one-quarter (about 24 percent) of public school students in the nation, only 8 percent of our nation’s teachers are Hispanic. The “Hispanic Teacher Recruitment” session will take a look at the state of Latino teacher recruitment and the practices currently in place to increase recruitment. Dr. Belinda Flores, University of Texas at San Antonio, and Dr. Cristina Alfaro, San Diego State University,  present highlight effective work and practices being made to recruit Latino teachers, whose diversity offers huge benefits to both students and fellow educators.


The COEHD is a leader in Latino education initiatives and is third in the United States for producing Hispanic educators and is ranked 29th in the nation for awarding master's and doctoral degrees to students of color. The college also will also host the Latino Education Advocacy Days (LEADs), an international forum on Latino education, on March 26, 2015.


How to watch:

REGISTER on Eventbrite here:
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Calling-In Instructions:

* In order to hear our webinar, you will have to call this number to gain access to the audio: 888-790-3149
* Once you are connected on your phone, please dial this passcode: 2021611
* As the webinar date approaches, we will email our webinar participants the PowerPoint slides of our presenters so they can follow along with their presentation.

To join online:

1. Go to https://educate.webex.com/educate/k2/j.php?MTID=t076b57f0d6ba0cbabbfc2f79fe5e8228
2. Enter your name and email address.
3. Enter the session password: welcome
4. Click "Join Now".
5. Follow the instructions that appear on your screen.

(WebEX technical support -- 866-449-0701, option #3.  You MUST call the number on your phone in order to hear the audio portion of the webinar.  For additional information, please contact us at WHIEEH@ed.gov)


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