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Layers of Learning: Books to Create and Sustain CommUNITY , 1/24/23 @ 7:30PM ET
Join JoEllen McCarthy with special guest, researcher, writer, professor, and coauthor of En Comunidad: Lessons for Centering the Voices and Experiences of Bilingual Latinx Students, Carla España as they discuss titles and tips to create and sustain commUNITY all year long.

Jan 24, 2023 07:30 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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JoEllen McCarthy
JoEllen McCarthy is a lifelong learner, educator, and literacy specialist who spends her days teaching and learning alongside students, teachers, and administrators. As a literacy consultant and a Book Ambassador for The Educator Collaborative, JoEllen always connects her work to powerful picture books that honor the lived experiences of all children. She champions the power of read alouds and explores her vision for this work for teachers, families, and students in the book, Layers of Learning: Using Read Alouds to Connect Literacy and Caring Conversations.
Carla España
Carla España, Ph.D. is a New York-based educator from Chile, researcher, writer, and co-founder of the En Comunidad Collective. Dr. España partners with K-12 schools and teacher preparation programs to support teachers, librarians, coaches, and administrators. Her teaching, writing, research, and workshops live at the intersection of critical literacies, bilingual/ multilingual education, children’s literature, language ideologies, curriculum development, and teacher education. Dr. España is the incoming Assistant Professor of Bilingual Education and Puerto Rican/Latinx and Latin American Studies in the Department of Puerto Rican and Latino Studies at Brooklyn College, City University of New York.