Events

Upcoming presentations at AERA 2017:

García, O., Velasco, P., Menken, K. & Vogel, S. (April, 2017). The history of dual language bilingual education in New York City. Annual conference of the American Educational Research Association. San Antonio, TX.

Sánchez, M. & Menken, K. (April, 2017). Translanguaging as ideological stance in English-only schools: Embracing bilingualism for social justice. Annual conference of the American Educational Research Association. San Antonio, TX.

Kleyn, T. & Menken, K. (April, 2017). Translanguaging theory and research within the City University of New York–New York State Initiative for Emergent Bilinguals. Annual conference of the American Educational Research Association. San Antonio, TX.

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I’ve gotten involved in some local community advocacy with other parents in my neighborhood (Jackson Heights) around public schooling issues and we are having an event March 12th. I will be co-facilitating a conversation about bilingual education, as we are interested in expanding the opportunities for children to receive bilingual education in the languages of our community. Here is the event schedule: http://www.jhschools.org/schedule

Here is the flyer in English (other languages can be accessed here: http://www.jhschools.org/take-action/