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FALL 2015 Workshop
Insights into K-12 Experiences of Hmong Students in Wisconsin

November 7, 2015

8:30am – 4:30pm
206 Ingraham Hall
University of Wisconsin-Madison
1155 Observatory Drive, Madison, WI

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The Center for Southeast Asian Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is collaborating with UW-Madison’s Hmong American Student Association (HASA) to offer a 1-day workshop open to K-12 teachers, ESL teachers, principals, other administrators, counselors, and librarians interested in learning more about the challenges and success of Hmong-American students in Wisconsin schools.  The workshop will feature presentations on Hmong history and culture, information on college preparation, lesson plans for curriculum development, and a panel discussion with UW-Madison students offering insights into their experiences in Wisconsin schools.  More broadly, it will address current issues facing Hmong students and their families in the US, Southeast Asia, & Southern China today.
 

Presenters:

Anne Vang-Lo, Principal/Director of Teaching & Learning K-5, Hmong  College Prep Academy

Sa Seng Xiong, Recruitment & Retention Specialist in UW-Madison’s School of Education

Choua Lee, former K-12 Teacher and UW-Madison Lecturer in Hmong

Pao Vue, doctoral student in Geography, UW-Madison

Chong Moua, doctoral student in History, UW-Madison

 

A $20 registration fee covers all sessions, refreshments
and a special Hmong cuisine lunch.

For more information, please contact Mary McCoy at: mccoy2@wisc.edu.

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