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									         Call for Presentation
                and Announcement of Conference
  Opportunities and Challenges Facing Latino
     in the Commonwealth of Kentucky

                        Northern Kentucky University
                            February 11-12, 2010

Educating Latinos for Kentucky’s Future invites you to submit an abstract for
presentation at the first annual conference, “Opportunities and Challenges Facing
Latino Students in the Commonwealth.” This conference will provide a forum for
faculty, staff, students, policy makers, administrators, and community leaders who are
interested in sharing experiences, enhancing knowledge, creating partnership
opportunities, and developing innovative approaches in creating opportunities and
breaking down barriers for Latino students navigating the educational system in

Suggested Themes
We invite you to address one of the following themes:

      Elementary Schools and Latino Students: Issues Involving ESL Students
      Latino High School Drop Out Dilemma
      Latino Students in Higher Education
      Community Resources to Enhance Academic Success
      Latino Faculty/Staff Working in a Predominantly White Institutions
      The Dream Act: Short-Term and Long-Term Impact
      The Impact of Not Having an Educated Latino Workforce
      Impact of Immigration Trends on Community Support

Presenter Information
Please complete information requested for each presenter.
Presenter’s name                                             Mailing Address
Title                                                        Telephone
Institution/Agency                                           Email

Please provide information as indicated and submit by November 30, 2009.

Session Title

Session Description: Briefly describe the session in 50 words or less.                      If
selected, this description will be included in the written program.

Theme Addressed: Please indicate suggested theme addressed.

Length of Session: Concurrent sessions are 90 minutes so your session
should include a 60 minute presentation with 30 minutes for Q & A.

______Audience Participation      ______Visual Aids         _________Lecture

______Case Study                  ______Handouts            _________Demonstrations


Please plan to provide your own handouts.

Abstract (Maximum 300 words/2000 characters):

Audiovisual Equipment
We plan to have each room set with a computer and LCD projector. A microphone will
be provided depending on room size. Presenter will be responsible for additional
audiovisual equipment needed.

ELKF will waive the conference registration fee for all of the presenters as a gesture of
appreciation for donated service.

Review of Abstracts
Abstracts will be reviewed by a team composed of ELKF board members, faculty and
staff and community leaders working in the area of Latino Affairs. Information you
provide in this application will be used to evaluate your presentation and provide
promotional information if selected.

Submit abstracts to Leo Calderon by November 30,
By mail:    Attention: Leo Calderon

        Northern Kentucky University
        Student Union 313
        Nunn Drive
        Highland Heights, KY 41099

By email:
By fax: 589-572-1576

    All questions should be submitted via email to or by telephone at 589-572-6013

Conference sponsored by Educating Latinos for Kentucky’s Future


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