Texas Tech Hosts English Learner Science and Math Conference

Teachers from across the region will participate in hands-on activities that promote the mathematics and science literacy of all students.

WHAT:           English Learner Science and Math Education Conference

WHEN:           8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 7

WHERE:         Region 17 Education Service Center, 1111 W Loop 289, Lubbock

EVENT:          The Texas Tech University Center for Research in Leadership Education and Proyecto English Learner Science and Mathematics Education federal grant is partnering with Region 17 to host the annual English Learner Science and Mathematics Conference. The two featured keynote speakers Judit Moschkovich and Sylvia Celedon-Pattichis, are leading researchers in the field of mathematics education with English learners.

Teachers from across the region will participate in hands-on activities that promote the mathematics and science literacy of all students and in particular, English Learners.

Breakout sessions are designed to support on-going and intensive professional development activities with the goal being to improve classroom instruction for English Learners in science and mathematics education.

Registration is available here.

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CONTACT: Sharon Parrott, research associate, College of Education, Texas Tech University, (806) 834-0579, or sharon.parrott@ttu.edu.