Be a Part of this Exciting Event!
The College of Education is pleased to announce the 2015 Latino Children’s & Young Adults’ Literature and Literacies Conference to be held at the Hilton Myrtle Beach Resort in Myrtle Beach, SC January 11-14, 2015. This conference focuses on current research of the education of Latino children/young adults and their families, and will offer perspectives and ideas on how to serve this rapidly growing population in the U.S.
In keeping with the idea of celebrating Latino children’s and young adult literature, literacies and culture, we invite proposals that contribute to and extend existing knowledge in the following areas: Latino children’s literature, Latino young adult literature, Latino family involvement, Latino literacy, literature programs with Latino children’s literature, educational needs of Latino children, and other related topics.
Who Should Attend the Conference?
Those interested in Latino children’s and young adult literature and literacies will have the opportunity to deepen their understanding of the richness and variety within the Latino culture. Learn about current research on the educational needs of Latino children and their families and on uses of Latino children’s and young adult literature in a variety of settings, homes, communities and schools. Gain expert insights, network and share ideas about how you can best serve this diverse population. Join us as we strive to deepen our understanding of Latino cultures and learn ways to integrate the cultures into our classrooms and communities through Latino literature!