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Positioning Multilingual Learners and Their Families for Success in K–8 Mathematics with featured speaker Kathryn Chval

Positioning Multilingual Learners and Their Families for Success in K–8 Mathematics Featuring Kathryn Chval, July 31st 2024 8:30–3:00 in Forest Park, IL. Presented by MCMI

Positioning Multilingual Learners and Their Families for Success in K–8 Mathematics

Join us for a day of interactive learning led by Dr. Kathryn Chval, Dean of the College of Education and Professor of Mathematics Educations at the University of Illinois.

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Participants will identify different factors that influence the participation of multilingual learners, discuss messages and biases related to multilingual learners, learn concepts related to positioning, and much more.

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Hosted by Forest Park School District 91 on July 31st, 2024 from 8:30–3:00

Dr. Kathryn Chval is the Dean of the College of Education and Professor of Mathematics Education at the University of Illinois Chicago (UIC). Her commitment to educational solutions in education is rooted in her early experiences in under-resourced schools in the U.S. Her research focuses on effective preparation models and support structures for mathematics teachers, effective elementary mathematics teaching for multilingual learners, and curriculum standards and policies. Her leadership, research, and service have been recognized with several awards, including the TODOS Iris M. Carl Equity and Leadership Award, Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators Early Career Award, and National Science Foundation Director’s Award for Program Management Excellence.

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