Lecturer at Creekmore Symposium to address multicultural education

first_imgShareCONTACT: EllenChangPHONE: (713) 348-6777EMAIL: [email protected] LECTURER AT CREEKMORESYMPOSIUM TO ADDRESS MULTICULTURAL EDUCATIONSonia Nieto, a leadingeducator on the teaching of children, will speak about educating multiculturalchildren during the Hazel Creekmore Symposium sponsored by Rice University’sCenter for Education on March 27-28.The topic of this year’ssymposium is “Effectively Educating Latino Students: What Teachers Need ToKnow.” Nieto, a professor ofeducation at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, will meet with communityleaders, administrators, teachers and students during the symposium. Nietoresearches multicultural education, the education of Latinos, immigrants andother culturally and linguistically diverse students. The lecture will beginat 4:30 p.m. in the Grand Hall of the Rice Memorial Center. A reception and booksigning will follow the talk.In addition to thelecture, Nieto will serve on a panel at 10 a.m. on March 28 in FarnsworthPavilion at the Student Center. The topic will be “What Keeps Teachers Going,Despite Everything.” Both the lecture and the panel discussion are open to thepublic. FacebookTwitterPrintEmailAddThis center_img About adminlast_img

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