Latest Past Events

Higher Ed Pathways to Immigration: Why it Matters


This event will illuminate the importance of higher education in facilitating immigration pathways, developing talent and potential, and reducing barriers to integration and naturalization. 

Presentation | Sattin-Bajaj, UC Barbara | “Preparing Teachers to Educate Immigrant-origin Students: An Examination of Teacher Credentialing Standards, Coursework, and Opportunities for Expanded Learning”

For children of immigrant backgrounds, teachers can play a critical role in supporting school engagement, facilitating access to educational opportunities, and promoting high aspirations and academic success. Yet, few teacher preparation programs focus explicitly on preparing school personnel to understand and effectively meet the needs of immigrant-origin students and their families. In this presentation, Professor […]