Title

Traditional Approaches to Hispanic Academic Success

First Presenter's Institution

Gilliam School, Denver Public Schools

Second Presenter's Institution

N/A

Third Presenter's Institution

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Fourth Presenter's Institution

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Fifth Presenter's Institution

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Location

Ballroom B

Strand #1

Head: Academic Achievement & Leadership

Strand #2

Head: Academic Achievement & Leadership

Relevance

Presenter will provide.

Brief Program Description

This session presents participants with strategies that highlight the cultural traditions that Hispanic families often teach their children. Dr. Montoya will discuss how to build relationships with Hispanic students and their families, how to provide a family-like atmosphere in school, as well as how to challenge and assist Hispanic students to grow academically by allowing them to work through the process of discovery at their own pace.

Summary

This session presents participants with strategies that highlight the cultural traditions that Hispanic families often teach their children. Dr. Montoya will discuss how to build relationships with Hispanic students and their families, how to provide a family-like atmosphere in school, as well as how to challenge and assist Hispanic students to grow academically by allowing them to work through the process of discovery at their own pace.

Evidence

Presenter will provide.

Learning Objectives

Presenter will provide.

Format

Individual Presentation

Biographical Sketch

Dr. Montoya is a principal at Denver Public Schools in Colorado. He has worked with youth at risk—primarily Latino students—for more than 26 years and has taught math, science, and social studies. He works in a youth detention center that serves nearly 800 students each year, of which 80% are students of color. He has been a Dean of Students, Assistant Principal, and has worked at the Colorado Department of Education as a Title I Senior Consultant. He has a BA from Adams State College, MA from the University of Colorado, and a Ph.D. from the University of Denver.

Presentation Year

2018

Start Date

3-5-2018 10:30 AM

End Date

3-5-2018 11:45 AM

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Traditional Approaches to Hispanic Academic Success

Ballroom B

This session presents participants with strategies that highlight the cultural traditions that Hispanic families often teach their children. Dr. Montoya will discuss how to build relationships with Hispanic students and their families, how to provide a family-like atmosphere in school, as well as how to challenge and assist Hispanic students to grow academically by allowing them to work through the process of discovery at their own pace.