Session 2: Centering Counter Narratives: Tracing Colonization in Texts, Terminology, and in Our Own Lives, K-8

Carla España & Luz Y. Herrera

☟⬇︎ Watch here on Sept. 19th⬇︎☟

Today’s Gathering has pre-recorded sessions (to allow greater flexibility for presenters and tech hosts during the pandemic).
This means:
  • Keep your eye on the time! You will see the session from the live in progress.  All sessions will be viewable from our website after today’s event, so come on back and check out other sessions you may have missed.
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Carla España is a member of The Educator Collaborative network.  Read her full bio here or request her for consulting or a speaking engagement. 

Dr. Carla España’s teaching, writing and research live at the intersection of critical literacy, bilingual/ multilingual education, children’s literature, translanguaging, culturally and linguistically sustaining pedagogy, curriculum development and teacher education.

Carla is an instructor at Bank Street College Graduate School of Education in New York City.  She teaches in the Bilingual/TESOL graduate program and partners with schools to support pre-service and in-service teachers. Prior to Bank Street College, Carla was the Bilingual Education Clinical Doctoral Lecturer at Hunter College, City University of New York. She taught Educational Foundations, Multicultural Education, Bilingual Literacy (Spanish), Perspectives on Literacy Across the Content Areas, Literacy Research for Change and Student Teaching Seminar courses.  Her most recent work, En Comunidad: Lessons for Centering the Voices and Experiences of Bilingual Latinx Students, co-authored with Luz Yadira Herrera, is available from Heinemann.  Follow her on Twitter @ProfesoraEspana.

Luz Y. Herrera received her Ph.D. from The Graduate Center of the City University of New York (CUNY). Dr. Herrera has seven years of experience teaching emergent bilingual children in NYC public schools. She has taught undergraduate and graduate courses in bilingualism in education, race in schooling, K-12 language and literacy, and theory and methods courses in TESOL and bilingual education at the City College of New York, Long Island University, and Brooklyn College. She was recently appointed Assistant Professor of Literacy, Early, Bilingual, and Special Education in the Kremen School of Education at Fresno State University. Her teaching and research are in linguistically and culturally sustaining approaches to teaching emergent bilingual learners, engaging in translanguaging and critical pedagogy in the classroom, and bilingual education policy. Follow her on Twitter @Dra_LuzYadira.

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