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Evolución | Latinx Education Conference
October 24, 2020 @ 7:00 am - 10:00 am
The Latinx Education Collaborative will be hosting its third annual leadership and professional development conference for Latinx education professionals (and friends), “Evolución”, on October 24, 2020, online.
Last year, featured speakers included Dr. Francisco Guajardo, CEO, Museum of South Texas History, Latinas Represent! Luncheon Panel with Selina Rios, Susana Elizarraraz, Cecilia Cuevas, & Cecilia-Ananya Belser-Patton, Ashleigh Dennis, San Antonio Independent School District & Marco Davis, President & CEO, Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute. The conference also featured 3 breakout sessions hosted by regional educators and education professionals. Evolución 2019
Evolución is designed for:
- Existing Latinx education professionals looking for culturally responsive professional development
- Future Latinx education professionals looking to grow their professional networks and explore career pathways and opportunities
- Educators that teach in school districts with large Latinx student populations and are looking to improve their efficacy
- Educators of color that are looking to grow their professional networks with other educators of color and acquire culturally responsive resiliency strategies
2020 Evolución Conference Outcomes
- To develop and cultivate personal & professional relationships among Latinx educators, both in and out of KC, as a way to learn from each other’s experience and build a stronger network.
- To provide development opportunities, strategies and resources that elevate and support local and national Latinx educators and future educators in the belief that all students, especially Latinx students, can succeed.
- To provide participants with learning opportunities to understand what will be on the upcoming 2020 state & local ballot and its impact on the Latinx community and the importance of why the Latinx community needs to show up on election day.