The State of Latino Education: A Policy Conference on Statewide and National Opportunities and Challenges

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 (12:00 PM – 5:00 PM)
Crum Auditorium, Collins Executive Building (map)


Keynote Lunch Speaker

Michael K. McLendon
Dean, Baylor University School of Education
Fred and Edith Hale Endowed Professor in Educational Leadership and Policy

Moderator: Cristina Antelo
Vice Chair of CHCI’s Board of Directors

State Policy Panel

Miguel Solis
President, Latino Center for Leadership Development

Denisa Gandara
Assistant Professor of Higher Education, SMU Simmons School of Education

A.J. Crabill
Deputy Commissioner for Governance, Texas Education Agency

Federal Policy Panel

Gisela Ariza
Policy Analyst, The Leadership Conference Education Fund

Closing Keynote Speaker

Raymund A. Paredes
Commissioner of Higher Education, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board


The event is free and open to the public, but reservations are required.

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