SOE Alumni Association

The SOE Alumni Association supports SOE’s mission of effectively preparing educators and other education personnel for professional performance in diverse cultural contexts. It serves as a connection for which SOE alumni can give back to their alma mater by sharing their talents, resources, etc. in different SOE events. It further serves as a source for developing alumni pride, spirit, and life-long commitments to the School of Education.

SOE Alumni Officers: Pictured L-R front row: Graziella "Grace" Griffin, President; Margaret Beem, Vice President; and Martha Sudo, Secretary. Back row L-R: Matilda Naputi Rivera, Webmaster and Immediate Past President; Lois Taitano Gumataotao, Public Information Officer; Rose Marie Cruz Castro, Treasurer; and Dr. Lourdes Klitzkie, Advisor.

SOE Alumni Association Scholarship and Grant Forms

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Saturday, March 14, 2015

SOE Alumni at the 44th NABE Conference

Pictured L-R:  SOE Alumni Professor Rosa Salas Palomo and Dr. Matilda Naputi Rivera take a pose at Paris, Bally's Las Vegas during the 44th Annual National Association for Bilingual Education (NABE) Conference.  The theme of the conference is Achieving Global Competence:  Biliteracy for All!  The pre-conference started March 4 and the rest of the conference will continue until March 7, 2015.  Palomo is scheduled to chair the Asia Pacific Special Interest Group, and Dr. Rivera will be sharing her presentation titled Creatively Using Digital Storytelling to Scaffold Literacy in the ESL Classroom.

The National Association for Bilingual Education is the only nationwide network of professionals dedicated to serving English language learners in the United States via education programs and legislative advocacy. For the past four decades, NABE has been committed to excellence in bilingual and biliteracy education for all students through enriched educational programs and intensive professional development for teachers, administrators, professors, policymakers and parents. Additionally, NABE provides extensive research in the field via its Bilingual Research Journal, NABE Perspectives, NABE Journal of Research and Practice and the NABE eNews. NABE is committed to promoting programs and innovations that prepare our nation's students to be fluently bilingual, technologically creative, globally competitive and well-rounded world citizens by advancing legislation and policies at both the state and national levels that best serve language minority students.

Source:  NABE.org

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