Topics
Research
Resources
Projects
Services
About CAL
Join Our List
Featured Publication
Enriching Content Classes for Secondary ESOL Students book cover
Email this page
Print this page
Presentation Archive

Woman at podium

Browse our list of past presentations.

 

About CAL

Past CAL Presentations

National Immigrant Integration Conference

November 17 19, 2013
Miami, FL
Visit the conference website.


Gateways to the Community -- The Role of Welcoming Schools
Schools have a unique role in bridging divides between newcomer and longer-term students and families and helping all students succeed. How can schools best adapt to demographic change and serve as community leaders in promoting integration for immigrant and refugee children and their families? How can these efforts promote deeper parent involvement and a welcoming climate in which young people are motivated to learn and achieve? Using a series of film clips from the award-winning film I LEARN AMERICA, this discussion will provide an opportunity to explore how to create school environments in which all students feel welcome and an opportunity for participants to share their school-based work and to consider ways to work together to promote welcoming schools.

Presenters include: Sanja Bebic

Return to CAL's list of past presentations.