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Edelman Town Hall: Supporting Language & Literacy Development of Young Dual Language Learners

Date: Friday, March 1, 2013
Time: 04:00 PM
- 05:30 PM

Location: Room 222, Library

Sponsor: Marian Wright Edelman Institute

Contact: Carmen Gomez Mandic

Phone: (415) 405-4224

Please join us for an important conversation about supporting the language and literacy development of young dual language learners. Invited guests will share their perspectives in a facilitated discussion open to all participants. We will engage in discussion on topics including evidence-based practices for meeting the language and literacy needs of culturally and linguistically diverse children and families, the implications of California¿s changing demographics for provider training, and experiences of immigrant families of children with special needs. Invited guests include Betty Yu, Ph.D. (PhD, CCC-SLP, Asst. Professor, Communicative Disorders Program), María Cetto (Lecturer, College of Ethnic Studies & Depts. of Spanish, Elementary & Secondary Education; Doctoral Candidate, Hispanic Linguistics, UC Davis), and a representative from Jumpstart San Francisco. The discussion will go from 4:00-5:00pm, and mingling/networking encouraged from 5:00-5:30pm. Please RSVP to, as seating is limited.


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