Are you an English for speakers of other languages (ESOL) educator or program manager who is interested in the needs of the multicultural classroom? Then mark calendar for Saturday, May 3. The free Annual LEARN Conference will occur at Wagner College on Staten Island from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Conference attendees can mingle and network at the college’s Student Union Building, Room 201, where breakfast and a “networking” lunch will be served. Attendees can expect to hear leaders and practitioners in the field of literacy education discuss various social, economic, and education policies and issues that influence the multicultural classroom throughout the city, from program administration and requirements, to curriculum and instruction development, to the student body.
Scheduled speakers include:
- Marilyn Rymniak, Senior Professional Development Fellow, Literacy Assistance Center
- Helen Mele Robinson, PhD, Early Childhood Program Coordinator, College of Staten Island
- Julie E. Maltese, EdD, ESL Instructor, NYC Board of Education
- Mary E. Chiapperino, MA, Adjunct Professor, St. John’s University School of Education
To register, contact firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information about the conference, contact Elaine Caputo Ferrara, Committee Member, LEARN of Staten Island, College of Staten Island, at Elaine.CaputoFerrara@csi.cuny.edu.