Culturally Responsive Family Engagement: Engaging Families of High Need Latino Students
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In this chapter of our Effective Practices Webinar Series, we will be talking with Hanseul Kang and Sandra Gutierrez about the importance of, and effective practices regarding, culturally responsive family engagement for Latinx communities.

10/25/2017
When: October 25, 2017
3:00pm ET
Where: United States
Contact: Georgia Decker
703-739-1344


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In this chapter of our Effective Practices Webinar Series, we will be talking with Hanseul Kang and Sandra Gutierrez about the importance of, and effective practices regarding, culturally responsive family engagement. 

Hanseul Kang became DC's state superintendent of education in March 2015. She previously served as chief of staff for the state of Tennessee's Department of Education. Prior to joining Tennessee's education department, Kang worked for Teach For America, where she was a managing director of program for the organization's regional office in the District. She led a team of program directors supporting middle and high school teachers in schools across the District and Prince George's County. She is a member of Chiefs for Change and serves on the Governing Board of the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC).

 

Sandra Gutierrez is the Founder and National Director of Abriendo Puertas / Opening Doors. Prior to her work with Abriendo Puertas / Opening Doors, Ms. Gutierrez developed a series of training programs to support children and families involved in the child welfare system for Parents Action for Children. Her multi-faceted career has included founding the first service organization to assist Central American Refugees, developing health education programs for the United Farm Workers of America and leading campaigns to promote the benefits of preschool to the Latino community.  In March 2014, Ms. Gutierrez was named by the White House as a Cesar E. Chavez Champion of Change, and in February 2015 she received the James Irvine Foundation Leadership Award.

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