Effective methods to advance Heritage Spanish teaching

Thursday, June 25, 2020 - 08:30 CDT to Friday, June 26, 2020 - 13:00 CDT
Online in Zoom
Flavia Belpoliti (Texas A&M Commerce)
Encarna Bermejo (Houston Baptist University)
Alana Kubeczka (Klein Independent School District)
Jocelly Meiners (University of Texas at Austin)
Delia Montesinos (University of Texas at Austin)
Eugenia Ruiz (University of Houston)
Edna V. Velásquez (Sam Houston State University)
Gabriela Zapata (Texas A&M)

COVID-19 update: This workshop will be held online in Zoom on the same dates. We are still working out a plan for the format and will keep this page updated.


The 6th annual TeCHS/COERLL Spanish heritage language workshop will feature the following hands-on sessions from Texas educators:

  • How to Advocate for and Promote your Heritage Spanish Program
  • Small Group Literacy Instruction in the Native and HL classroom
  • Mapping for Success: Alignment in the Spanish Heritage Curriculum
  • Using OER to Share and Advance Teaching
  • SHL Reading Strategies in and out of the Classroom
  • Technologies for Student Engagement in the SHL classroom 
  • Core Issues in SHL Assessment

The workshop is intended for language instructors of all levels and all contexts: K-12, community college, 4-year colleges and universities.

To attend or get involved in the workshop

  • Register for the workshop ($20 for students, $50 for teachers, administrators, and faculty).
  • Apply to share your work in the poster session (deadline extended to April 15, 2020)


Thursday, June 25: 8:30am - 5:15pm
Friday, June 26: 8:30am - 1:00pm


Continuing professional education (CPE) credits are given to participants who attend the whole workshop


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