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Bilingual/ESL Conferences



Family and Community Engagement (FACE) Institute

Learn strategies for partnering educators with parents and community leaders to positively impact student engagement and achievement.  Participants will expand their knowledge with evidence-based strategies and research-based information designed to empower family and community members.


Presentations will be framed around relevant topics that directly impact the academic success of prekindergarten, English learners, special education, and educationally disadvantaged students. For more information, contact


Date: Friday, August 3, 2018
Session ID: 1359038
Time: 8:30 a.m.—3:00 p.m. 
Credit: 6 CPE

Fee: $50
Location: McKinney Conference Center, 7200 Northwest 100 Drive, Houston, Texas 77092

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anita-villarrealAnita Villarreal is the Texas State Coordinator for Title I, Part A with the Texas Education Agency. Throughout her career, she has focused on migrant education, parent involvement, and drop-out prevention programs.





grace-england-v2Dr. Grace England, Ph.D., was an educational specialist for the U.S. Department of Defense, a special education director for Klein ISD, and an associate professor of University of St. Thomas. She created the state’s first early childhood intervention program, KEEP PACE, and Klein ISD’s Therapeutic Education Program.





2017 Bilingual/ESL Conference


We would like to thank Matt De La Peña, Dr. Socorro Herrera, and all of the awesome attendees from this year's conference! For information about next year's conference, e-mail or call 713.744.6355.


Use the links below to download presentation files from the 2017 sessions.

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For presentation materials from older conferences, please visit our Conference Archive.

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