Hispanic/Latino Studies Virtual Summer Institute 2022

10th Annual Hispanic/Latino Studies Virtual Summer Institute

  Theme: ¡Celebrando! Culture, Contributions, and
Educational Achievements of Hispanic/Latino Students

The Office of African, African American, Latino, Holocaust, and Gender studies welcomes you to its 10th Annual Hispanic/Latino Studies Summer Institute. The topics and strategies discussed in this year’s institute will be conducive to the development of an equitable learning experience for our Hispanic/Latino students, which will help to increase their academic achievement. The goal of the annual summer institute is to help increase cultural competence among district personnel and promote a culture of learning and development for all employees, by providing opportunities for professional growth. As well as, ensure that there is a shared commitment and collective responsibility for the academic success of Hispanic/Latino students.
Theme 1: Effective and Relevant Instruction to Meet the Needs of All Students and Theme 2: Positive and Supportive School Climate. Florida Statute 1003.42 (2)(P)
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  June 2, 2022

Welcome: Superintendent, Michael J. Burke

Patricia TrejoOrganizer & Host
Patricia Trejo 

Patricia Trejo earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science with a Minor in Mass Communications from The University of Florida. Her Master’s Degree is in Educational Leadership from Nova Southeastern University, and she has been in public education for 21 years. Currently, she serves as an Administrative Program Planner for Hispanic/Latino Studies. 
 Featured Presenters in this Video

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Dr. Antonia NovelloView Thoughtexchange
Dr. Antonia Novello
Featured Presenter

Dr. Antonia Coello Novello, 14th Surgeon General of the United States, was born in Fajardo, Puerto Rico. She graduated from the University of Puerto Rico with a B.S. degree in 1965 and an M.D. degree in 1970. She completed her subspecialty training in pediatric nephrology at the University of Michigan and Georgetown University. Dr. Novello received a masters in Public Health in 1982, and a Doctor of Public Health in May 2000.
Hector MontenegroView Thoughtexchange
Dr. Hector Montenegro
Featured Presenter

Dr. Hector Montenegro, President/CEO of Montenegro Consulting Group, LLC, has been a Senior District Advisor for the Collaborative for Academic, Social and Emotional Learning (CASEL) and currently works with districts and administrators nationally and internationally on systemic implementation of SEL and parent engagement.
Kim HaasView Thoughtexchange
Kim Haas
Featured Presenter

Kim Haas is Executive Producer, Host and Creator of Afro-Latino Travels with Kim Haas, a travel show celebrating the African influence in Latin America. She has traveled extensively throughout Latin America. Kim has been active in Afro-Latino issues for more than a decade and is founder of
losafrolatinos.com, a blog celebrating Afro-Latino Culture.
 Presenters in this Video

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Luis AlvarezView Thoughtexchange
Dr. Luis Alvarez

Dr. Luis Alvarez is Professor of History and Associate Dean for Academic Personnel and Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in the School of Arts and Humanities at UC San Diego, where he has also served as Director of the Chicanx Latinx Studies Program and inaugural Director of the Institute of Arts and Humanities.
Nury CrawfordView Thoughtexchange
Nury Castillo Crawford

Nury Castillo Crawford is the mother of three sons, life-long educator, CEO/Founder of 1010 Publishing and a published author. She was born in Peru, South America and emigrated to the United States when she was ten years old. She attended Florida A&M University, where she attained both her B.S. and M.S. degrees.
Lilyan Prado CarrilloView Thoughtexchange
Lilyan Prado Carrillo

Lilyan Prado Carrillo migrated to the United States from Guatemala when she was four years old. Raised solely by her father, Luis Prado, Lilyan has always understood the importance of education. Her father taught her to have a strong work ethic and the power of education. 
Leticia Ordaz BaezaView Thoughtexchange
Leticia Ordaz

Leticia Ordaz is the founder of bilingual publishing house Cielito Lindo Books and an award-winning children’s book author at the International Latino Book Awards. She is also an Emmy-nominated anchor/reporter in Sacramento, California.

A Special Thank You to Our Sponsors:

    Association of Latino Administrators & SuperintendentsFL Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents



Tools & Resources
• The Office of African, African American, Latino, Holocaust, and Gender Studies
• Equity Policy - 1.041
• Hispanic/Latino Resources
• Hispanic/Latino Studies Website

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