5th Annual Statewide [Virtual] Summit on Mexican American Studies for Texas
Now is the Time for MAS!
About this Event
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When: Saturday, October 24, 2020 8:45am – 1:00pm
Location: Zoom (You will get the links for the sessions when you register.)
Event Theme: Now Is The Time For MAS!
This one-day event is to open educators and community members who are interested in implementing Mexican American Studies in Texas schools or expanding course offerings. Mexican American History, Fine Arts, and Literature courses are currently being offered in high schools and some middle schools across the state. This year’s virtual summit will discuss the future of Mexican American Studies and Ethnic Studies in Texas, and give teachers, administrators, board members and interested people, information and resources to help them implement MAS in their classroom, schools and community.
Texas teachers will receive up to 4 hours of Continuing Professional Education for participating in this Summit.
SCHEDULE AT A GLANCE
Event Blessing with Juan Mancias
Opening Remarks by Dr. Christopher Carmona and Dr. Emilo Zamora
Plenary Session Moderated by Dr. Angela Valenzuela and featuring:
U.S. Representative Sylvia Garcia
State Representative Mary E. González
State Representative Rafael Anchia
State Representative Christina Morales
10:00 am-12:00 pm: CONCURRENT BREAKOUT SESSIONS
3. Middle School
4. High School
a. Social Studies
c. Fine Arts
5. Higher Education
12:00-1:00 pm: Closing Plenary/Reports from Breakout Sessions
For more information on the Statewide Summit on MAS please contact Dr. Christopher Carmona at firstname.lastname@example.org or 956-854-1717.