Summer Seminar

The Socially Just World Language Classroom:

Social-Emotional Learning & Framework-Aligned Practices

Virtual Event July 16th - 21st 2021


We are pleased to announce the first ever virtual CWLP/CLTA Summer Seminar.

The Socially Just World Language Classroom: Social-Emotional Learning and Framework-Aligned Practices will be held online from July 16th-21st. You won’t want to miss this opportunity to engage in professional learning that emphasizes self-care in service of social justice. We will focus on learning recovery and learning opportunities that empower teachers and students to thrive in all learning settings – online, hybrid, and in person.

Cosponsored By

Keynote Speakers

Fri, July 16th

Cecelia Jordan, MA

Founder, Love in Public, community-rooted dual-language teacher, poet, and transformative justice leader

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Fri, July 16th

Iman Hashem MA

Arabic Language Lecturer, CSULB Program Director, Occidental College World Language Project (OCWLP)

Learn More About Iman

Fri, July 16th

Valerie Sun, EdD

Educational Technology & Information Services Teacher Specialist and Lecturer at CSU, LA

Learn More About Valerie

Sat, July 17th

L.J. Randolph, EdD

Associate Professor of Spanish and Education University of North Carolina, Wilmington

Learn More About L.J.

Sun, July 18th

Akash Patel

Founder, Happy World Foundation and National Council Member at United Nations Association

Learn More About Akash

Mon, July 19th

Roni Habib, MA

Founder, EQ Schools, public speaker and leadership consultant

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Tues, July 20th

Vicky Xiong-Lor, EdD

Lecturer at CSU, Fresno, Hmong Bilingual Authorization Program and Hmong Teacher 

Learn More About Vicky

Wed, July 21st

Shawn Ginwright, PhD

Associate Professor, Africana Studies Department, San Francisco State University

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Strand Titles

Equitable Practices for Social Justice: High-Leverage Framework-Aligned Instructional Practices

Facilitators: Christine Lanphere / Nicole Naditz

Globally Competent Teacher Practices in the Socially Just World Language Classroom

Facilitators: Ryan Bosson / Helga Fasciano

Project-Based Language Learning: A Pathway for Wellness in the Socially Just Classroom

Facilitators: Luz Griselda Ramírez / Anna Chavez

Empowering the Chinese Classroom through Social Justice and Social-Emotional Learning

Facilitators: Ying Jin / Zoey Liu

From Empathy to Action: Social Justice
in the Japanese Classroom

Facilitators: Yo Azama / Yoshiko Saito-Abbott, PhD

Marcando una Diferencia: The Spanish Class as a Critical Vehicle for Social Transformation

Facilitators: Eduardo R. Muñoz-Muñoz, PhD / Antonio Tunzi

Authentic Voices, Authentic Resources: Social-Emotional Learning and Social Justice in the French classroom

Facilitators: Catherine Ousselin

STARTALK—Leadership Development for Teachers of Critical Languages and Cultures

Facilitators: Sally Mearns / Hélène Chan / Liz Matchett / Toni Theisen

Coaching Tools and Mindfulness Practices for Work and Life

Facilitators: Brandon Zaslow, EdD / Tonja Byrom / Svetlana Lazarova

Student Strand – Teach to Become an Agent of Change 

Facilitators: Mireille McNabb / Michael Vossen

Contact Us

Have a question about the seminar? Feel free to contact us to learn more

Margaret Peterson

Executive Director, California World Language Project

Stanford University
520 Galvez Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-3001

Don Doehla

Director, World Languages Summer Seminar

UC Berkeley Language Center
B40 Dwinelle Hall
Berkeley, CA 94720-2640

Amy Peruzzaro

Academic Program Professional, California World Language Project

Stanford University
520 Galvez Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-3084