Feb. 20: Teaching Multilingual Students: From Awareness to Best Practices

Metropolitan State’s Center for Faculty Development invites you to a faculty conference focused on multilingual students. Teaching Multilingual Students: From Awareness to Best Practices is 7:30 a.m.–2:15 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 20 at Saint Paul Campus, 700 East Seventh Street.

Learners are increasingly arriving to the classroom with proficiency in multiple language. Develop sensitivity to the needs of the multi-lingual learners in your classes and explore strategies and models to maximize learning. Share your ideas for inclusive teaching pedagogy to meet the needs of diverse learners.

The conference features a keynote address by Kao Kalia Yang, author of Latehomecomer, as well as small group sessions led by Metro State community and resident faculty members. View the complete conference schedule and sessions at this link.

The deadline to register is Feb. 15. Register online at this link. Registration is free for Metropolitan State resident and community faculty and staff. For more information contact faculty.development@metrostate.edu.