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Spring 2022 UConn ECE LLAS Workshop

Spring 2022 UConn ECE Latino & Latin American Studies Workshop

On Friday, April 1st,  UConn Early College Experience, and the UConn ECE Faculty Coordinator for Latin and Latino American Studies, Dr. Anne Gebelein met with certified LLAS Instructors for their annual professional development conference.

Presentations included:

  • El Instituto Presentation by Rodolfo Fernandez, Assistant Professor in Residence, UConn
  • La Plaza Virtual and Elise Weisenbach (Branford High School) & students’ presentation on building curriculum online
  • ECE UConn ECE Faculty Coordinator for LLAS, Anne Gebelein presents on Child Border Art exhibit and activities

UConn LLAS courses offered through Early College Experience.

3-10-2021 UConn ECE American Studies, Latino and Latin American Studies and U.S. History Workshop

3-10-2021 UConn ECE American Studies, Latino and Latin American Studies and U.S. History Workshop

On Wednesday, March 10th  UConn Early College Experience and UConn ECE Faculty Coordinator for American Studies Laurie Wolfley, Faculty Coordinator for Latino and Latin American Studies Anne Gebelein, and Faculty Coordinator for U.S. History Matt McKenzie met with ECE American Studies, Latino and Latin American and U.S. History Instructors for a professional development conference.

Prof. Gebelein spoke about "Mass Deportation" and engaged in a Q&A session with the group afterwards. Later, certified UConn ECE Instructors Veda Harris (Waterbury Schools) offered resources for teachers teaching Latino studies and Kim Childress and Matt Hay (Hartford Schools) shared how they integrate Latino and African-American voices into their 11th grade US History class. After a short break, Instructors broke into groups to encourage listening across disciplines for collaborative potential.

UConn American StudiesU.S. HistoryLatino and Latin American Studies courses offered through UConn ECE.

Spring 2021 UConn ECE American Studies, Latino and Latin American Studies and U.S. History Workshop

Spring 2021 UConn ECE American Studies, Latino and Latin American Studies and U.S. History Workshop

 

On Wednesday, February 10th  UConn Early College Experience and UConn ECE Faculty Coordinator for American Studies Laurie Wolfley, Faculty Coordinator for Latino and Latin American Studies Anne Gebelein, and Faculty Coordinator for U.S. History Matt McKenzie met with ECE American Studies, Latino and Latin American and U.S. History Instructors for a professional development conference.

Guest speaker Dexter Gabriel shared his research about Juneteenth and the origins of Black History Month with the group. After his talk, he engaged in an interactive group discussion with Instructors. Dr. Gabriel is an

After a short break, the attendees broke into small groups to discuss their favorite lessons and ideas for envisioning new lessons revolving around African American and Latino History. Later the instructors spent time in a discipline specific breakout session with their faculty coordinator discussing their course specific questions.

 

UConn American Studies, U.S. History, Latino and Latin American Studies courses offered through UConn ECE.