Workshops

Literacy Education and Second Language Learning (LESLLA) 

  • August, 2017 – Portland State University, Portland, OR: Building A Resource Generating, Multilevel, Community ESOL Program from Scratch
  • August, 2013 – City College, San Francisco: Dynamic Activities for Multilevel Engagement

Youmg Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI)

  • April 2017, Bahamas Reverse Exchange with Tanya Kelly of Global Conversations Development Centre: Project Social: Social Entrepreneurship and Language Learning (Grand Bahama, Cat Island, Eleuthera)

TESOL International Conference 

  • March, 2017 – Washington State Convention Center: Language is Local: Localized Images as Multilevel ESL Curriculum (Poster Session)
  • March, 2014 – Portland Oregon Convention Center: Teacher Training in the Community Setting (Poster Session)

Race Talks Dialogue Series

  • July 2016: What Does It Mean to Be White In America – Group performance & Book Release

Whiteness History Month at Portland Community College April 2016

  • “The Problem of White Leadership” (Rock Creek, Cascade, PCC Southeast)
  • “What Does It Mean To Be White In America” Collaborative Reading (Cascade)

Organizational Trainings

  • August 2017 – World Affairs Council Visiting Professionals Program – English Teachers from Asia
  • May, 2017 – Linfield College Nursing Program: Intercultural Communication Basics (Zadok Taylor)
  • April 2015 – State Victim Assistance Academy “Cultural Competence Basics”
  • April 2015 – Impact NW “Practicing Allyship”
  • January 2015 – Universidad Politecnica de Quintana Roo “Desarrollo de un Proyecto Impresarial Actual”
  • November, 2014 – Confluence Environmental Center “Responsible Power” Full Day
  • September, 2014 – Habitat for Humanity “Intercultural Communication for the Construction Site”
  • September, 2014 – Impact NW “Intersecting Oppressions”
  • July, 2014 – Jesuit Volunteer Corps “Responsible Power”
  • June, 2014 – Oregon Campus Compact “Responsible Power”
  • April, 2014 – YWCA Vancouver Staff Training
  • March, 2014 – Free Geek Staff Workshop
  • February, 2014 – Habitat for Humanity Staff Meeting

YWCA Social Justice Series

  • Cultural Humility – September, 2014
  • Mexican Food is American Food: America’s Changing Identity – July, 2013
  • Intersecting Oppressions – August, 2013

Portland Literacy Council

Volunteer Literacy Tutor Conference (Reed College)

  • 2016 – When Grammar is a Verb: 5 Dynamic Ways to Develop Fluency
  • 2015 – Health Literacy: Practicing Language While Improving Health
  • 2014 – How Do I Know What They Need?
  • 2013 – Health Literacy & From Classroom to Community
  • 2012 – The Real World Is Multilevel
  • 2011 – Dynamic Activities for Multilevel Settings

Awesome Tutor Workshop

  • How Do You Know They Are Learning? – February, 2014
  • English Outside the Classroom – May, 2014

Asian American Youth Leadership Conference – 2012 Concordia University

  • Program Design Team

ORTESOL Conference

  • 2016 – Plenary Speaker (with Heidi Dryden): “Giving Our Students Water Wings”
  • 2014 – Roundtable: From Classroom to Community & Poster Session: Teacher Training in the Community Setting
  • 2011 – The Whole Family Approach in Community ESOL
  • 2010 – You and I Are Not Pronouns: Metalinguistic Analysis in the Community Based Classroom (roundtable)

Oregon Opportunity Network Industry Conference 2013

  • What Do You Say When You Can’t Say Hello?

Tri-TESOL 2011

  • Adult Spanish-English Dual Immersion
  • The Whole Family Approach in Community ESOL

MECHA Statewide Conference April 29, 2011 – Forest Grove High School

  • Por Que L@s Hispan@s No Enseñan El Inglés?

Here is a list of earlier trainings & workshops:

  • April, 2006 – Teacher Training for English Teachers at the Central University of Veneuzuela
  • February 28, 2009 – Teacher Training for Reed Teachers at VOZ
  • March 1, 2009 – Teacher Training for Reed Teachers at VOZ
  • April 11, 2009 – Bilingual Encuentro for Reed Teachers & Learners at VOZ
  • May 17, 2009 – Teacher Training for Reed Teachers at VOZ
  • June 28, 2009 – Teacher Training for Mt Hood VLT
  • July 29, 2009 – Tutor Training for IRCO
  • September 25, 2009 – Teacher Training for Mt Hood VLT
  • October 7, 2009 – Tutor Training for IRCO
  • December 17, 2009 – Latino Parent Engagement Meeting at Gresham High
  • January 16, 2010 – Teacher Training for Mt Hood VLT
  • March 27, 2010 – Teacher Training for Mt Hood VLT
  • April 3, 2010 – Bilingual Encuentro with Adelante Mujeres
  • April 17, 2010 – Interpreter Training with Liliana Bastres for Compassion N. Clackamas
  • May 1, 2010 – Teacher Training for Mt Hood VLT @ Taborspace