9/4/08

LI Latino Educators to be Honored at Dowling College

In recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month, Dowling College's Center for Minority Teacher Development and Training will be celebrating Latinos in Education by hosting “Yes We Can” along with The Long Island Latino Teachers Association.

This event will take place on Thursday, September 18, 2008 from 5:00 - 9:00 p.m. in the Fortunoff Hall Ballroom at the Rudolph Campus in Oakdale.

The goal of this event is to recognize extraordinary Latino educators who are positive role models and have contributed to the growth of our society. New York Regent Dr. Betty A. Rosa will also be recognized for her outstanding contributions to the field of Education.

The exemplary list of speakers includes;

Ms. Betzaida Molina, ’91, (Elementary teacher)
Mr. Luis Alcantara, ’07, (Biology teacher)
Dr. Carmela Leonardi (School Principal)
Dr. Ada Nieves-Brull (School Psychologist)
Ms. Julie Burgos (School Social Worker)
Dr. Elsa-Sophie Morote (Dowling College Professor)
Dr. Hector Sepulveda (College Dean)
Dr. Myrka Gonzales (Dowling College Trustee Board Member)

Photo: Dr. Betty Rosa
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