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Saturday, September 21 • 10:00am - 11:00am
Using Tech Innovation to Empower English Language Learners

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In spite of many Latino students making use of online media, a large percentage of the Latino population is underachieving. This session offers an opportunity to fuse educational content with digital resources through the discussion and demonstration of different services, resources and ideas.

The tools are aimed at using technology to improve and further the education of the Latino population. This session will help teachers and administrators build a more customized learning environment for English Language Learners.

Presenters will introduce and describe various websites and digital resources that are geared towards teaching and enriching the educational experience of Latino students, with the participants offering comments and suggestions.

Speakers
avatar for Eudes S. Budhai

Eudes S. Budhai

Eudes is a NYSABE (New York State Association for Bilingual Education) and NABE (National Association for Bilingual Education) Past President. Currently, he is the Westbury Schools Interim Assistant Superintendent, Curriculum, Instruction and Personnel. Below you will find his contact information.
avatar for Yvonne De La Pena

Yvonne De La Pena

Chief Academic Officer, Plaza Familia
Yvonne De La Pena is a self-proclaimed bicultural Latina interested in all things technology and education. She graduated with a PhD in Educational Psychology from the School of Education & Information Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles, where she focused on interactive learning media. Raised in Mexico, Dr. De La Pena returned to Texas after high school with her parents and younger sister, where she obtained a B.S. in Computer... Read More →
avatar for Teddy Rice

Teddy Rice

President and Co-Founder, Ellevation
Software entrepreneur focused on building tools for K12 professionals serving English Language Learners. Prior to co-founding Ellevation, 10 years experience as a venture capitalist and management consultant.


Saturday September 21, 2013 10:00am - 11:00am
Herbert Hoover Suite

Attendees (18)