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May 24, 2017

HACU to host the Third PreK-12/Higher Education Collaboration Symposium in San Diego, Oct. 28

The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) will host its Third PreK-12/Higher Education Collaboration Symposium, a pre-conference event of HACU’s 31st Annual Conference. The symposium will take place Oct. 28, 2017, 8 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront in San Diego, Calif.

The HACU PK-12/Higher Education Collaboration Symposium will feature presentations on student success initiatives implemented between colleges, universities and school districts. Topics include student engagement, expanding diversity in the teacher pool and pathways for students to restart their education.

The event benefits higher education leaders, PreK-12 administrators and other community stakeholders by promoting and empowering communities in implementing collaborative practices using the resources and connections highlighted during the symposium.

Download a PDF Flyer here

Featured speakers, panelists and moderators include:

Jesus Holguin, Moreno Valley Unified School District

Sandra Martinez, Miami Dade College, Wolfson Campus

Deborah Romero, Ph.D., University of Northern Colorado

Erika Daniels, Ed.D., California State University, San Marcos

Janet Rico Uhrig, Tucson Unified School District

Caroline Sotello Viernes Turner, Ph.D., California State University, Sacramento

Patricia Alvarez McHatton, Ph.D., The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Marquita Grenot-Scheyer, Ph.D., California State University

Monte E. Pérez, Ph.D., Los Angeles Mission College

Fernando A. Alonso, Esq., Fairleigh Dickinson University

Helen Vera, Ph.D., San Antonio College

Miguel Hernandez, Florida Atlantic University - Broward Campuses

The HACU PreK-12/Higher Education Collaboration Symposium is supported by ACT Center for Equity and Learning, AFT and Peterson's.