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Thursday, July 26 • 11:45am - 12:50pm
Garcia - Bringing STEM Careers to the next level with Title 1 ELLs

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When it comes to English Language Learners who are mostly first generation college students, the journey travelled must not be ignored.  Learn how the ELL Department from New York City Schools is collaborating with STEM professionals to bring STEM careers to their classrooms and their hearts.  Students don't have to wait for career day to explore STEM options by using a variety of technologies like video conferences with career champions, 360 Virtual Reality experiences and videos. As a result students turn the interviews into eBooks to help fellow students learn about the careers. 

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Ana Castro

CEO, Genius Plaza
Ana Roca Castro started her career at Columbia University where she managed educational projects for the School of Public Health. She then led the implementation of Oracle Learning Management System (OLM) for the United Nations. In 2008, Ana became a social entrepreneur and started... Read More →

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Gilberto Garcia

Director of College Career Readiness for English Language Learners, New York City Department of Education
As the Director of College Career Readiness for English Language Learners for the Division of English LanguageLearners & Students Support at the New York City Department of Education, Gilberto Garcia, supports more than 450public high schools that serve over 150,000 students, as well... Read More →


Thursday July 26, 2018 11:45am - 12:50pm
Beacon Hill Boston Park Plaza

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