FEATURED Workshop: Effective methods to advance Heritage Spanish teaching

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FEATURED Workshop: Effective methods to advance Heritage Spanish teaching

June 25, 2020 - June 26, 2020

COVID-19 update: This workshop will be held online in Zoom. We are working on making it as engaging as possible in the online format.

The 6th annual TeCHS/COERLL Spanish heritage language workshop will feature the following hands-on sessions from Texas educators:

  • How to Advocate for and Promote your Heritage Spanish Program – Delia Montesinos and Jocelly Meiners (University of Texas at Austin)
  • Small Group Literacy Instruction in the Native and HL classroom – Alana Kubeczka (Strack Intermediate School)
  • Mapping for Success: Alignment in the Spanish Heritage Curriculum – Flavia Belpoliti (Texas A&M Commerce)
  • SHL Reading Strategies in and out of the Classroom – Edna Velasquez (Sam Houston State University)
  • Core Issues in SHL Assessment – Encarna Bermejo (Houston Baptist University)
  • Using OER to Share and Advance Teaching – Carl Blyth (University of Texas at Austin)

The workshop is intended for language instructors of all levels and all contexts: K-12, community college, 4-year colleges and universities.


  • Registration is closed. We will post videos from the workshop afterwards.


View full schedule here
Thursday, June 25: 9am – 4:30pm
Friday, June 26: 9am – 4:30pm


Continuing professional education (CPE) credits are given to participants who attend the whole workshop.

Texas Coalition for Heritage Spanish (TeCHS), Center for Open Educational Resources and Language Learning (COERLL), Texas Language Center, Center for European Studies