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LinkedIn at UConn

LinkedIn at UConn

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Learn how to become LinkedIn with a LinkedIn professional – with a focus on Education

  • Please create a LinkedIn account prior to the presentation (
  • Please bring your own mobile device

LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network with millions of members and growing rapidly.

Establish your professional profile and control one of the top search results for your name.

  1. Build and maintain a broader network of professionals you can trust.
  2. Find and reconnect with colleagues and classmates.
  3. Learn about other companies.
  4. Leverage powerful tools to find and reach the people you need.
  5. Tap into the knowledge of your network.
  6. Discover new opportunities.

Hector Hernandez, LinkedIn Sales Effectiveness and Optimization, is part of an amazing organization that is building the world’s largest professional network and connecting professionals to opportunities at massive scale. He is inspired by LinkedIn’s mission and vision, which reflect his own drive to change the world. Combining his drive and ambition with his MBA and a diverse background in Social Media, Marketing and Mobile, he provides unique perspectives that move his clients towards success.

Sponsored by Math LEAD

Fall 2014 Bilingual Ed courses

Class Nbr Subject Area Catalog Nbr Class Section Academic Career Campus Description Instructor (Role) Hours/Days/Location
EDCI 5700 1 Graduate STORR Fnds of Biling Ed Agnes Quinones (PI) 4:00PM – 6:30PM / Th / GENT140
EDCI 5740 1 Graduate STORR Latinos and U.S. Education Xae Reyes (PI) 4:40PM – 7:10PM / We / GENT319
EDCI 5765 1 Graduate STORR Assess Bilingualism Eliana Rojas (PI) 4:00PM – 6:30PM / Mo / GENT319
EDCI 6860 1 Graduate STORR Rsrch in Multicultural Educ Xae Reyes (PI) 4:00PM – 6:30PM / Th / GENT425

Application Deadline Extended for Math LEAD PE funding

We are accepting applications for Math LEAD Professional Enhancement for Fall 2014 funding. This competitive award grants 2 three credit graduate level courses in Curriculum and Instruction with focus in Bilingual and/or TESOL education. Applications will be accepted through May 31, 2014 and interviews will take place in June. Please visit the Math LEAD pages for further information and how to apply.

Words in Motion

Words in Motion, a cognate-based academic vocabulary curriculum for the middle school grades, is available for free download on the Center for Applied Linguistics (CAL) website. Words in Motion was developed, piloted, and implemented in Connecticut schools as part of the grant EVoCA: Enhancing Vocabulary through Cognate Awareness, funded by the U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences. The grant was co-directed by Dr. Igone Arteagoitia of the Center for Applied Linguistics and Dr. Elizabeth Howard of the University of Connecticut. There are three versions of the curriculum: monolingual English, cross-linguistic (primarily in English with explicit connections to Spanish) and bilingual (English/Spanish).


Here is the link to the curriculum:

Stephen Krashen and Ubiratàn D’Ambrosio

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Via Brazil, renowned Brazilian Ethno-mathematician Dr. Ubiratàn D’Ambrosio will be leading a discussion panel of experts representing Spain and Brazil for attendees at the Let Teachers Talk Two! conference on April 25 and 26th!

Dr. Stephen Krashen will be presenting a keynote on arguments for education in the first language at all stages and the idea of comprehensible input, and how academic language is developed through self-selected reading.

Ubiratàn D’Ambrosio presentation, April 26

Just confirmed… Renowned Brazilian Ethno-mathematician Ubiratàn D’Ambrosio is creating a video with a panel of experts to address attendees at the Let Teachers Talk Two! conference on April 25 and 26th!

Employment opportunity – transcription

Transcriber wanted

$12 – $16/ hr, depending on experience

Strong typing skills and attention to detail required.

Ideal candidate would be Spanish-English bilingual and have an education and research background.

Undergrad and graduate students encouraged to apply.

For experienced applications, this position may evolve to a temporary research position, with increased compensation.

Please send a resume and letter of interest to for consideration.

This is a part time, temporary employment opportunity and carries no benefits.


Stephen Krashen, April 25 & 26

Math LEAD is proud to announce that professor emeritus at the University of Southern California, linguist, educational researcher, and activist Dr. Stephen Krashen will be visiting the UConn Storrs campus on April 25 & 26, 2014 as part of the Let Teachers Talk Two Conference.

Please visit for additional information.

Jioanna Carjuzaa Thursday, March 27, 4:00, Gentry 144

Montana State University professor Jioanna Carjuzaa, the 2013 recipient of the National Association for Multicultural Education’s G. Pritchy Smith Multicultural Educator of the Year Award given for scholarly commitment to teaching from a multicultural perspective, will be visiting with UConn’s Math LEAD and McNair Program staffs March 25 & 27. Carjuzaa, who is also considered one of the nation’s leading scholars on the implementation of Indian Education for All (IEA), a constitutional mandate that aims to ensure that every Montanan learns about the distinct and unique heritage of American Indians, will be discussing her work in several courses and will present some of her research on the teaching and implementation of the IEA curriculum by pre-service and in-service educators, on Thursday, March 27, at 4:00 in Gentry 144.

Fall 2014 Grad School applications period has ended

Applications for the fall 2014 semester is closed. Spring (Jan 2015) and summer (May 2015) applications for MA and 6th year are being accepted through October 15, 2014.

Prospective M.A., Sixth-Year, Ph.D. students can apply for the fall 2015 (Aug 2015) semester through January 15, 2015.