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Registration open for UCO’s Multicultural Education Institute

EDMOND — Registration is open for the 37th annual Multicultural Education Institute at the University of Central Oklahoma.

Centered on the theme "20/20: Focusing on Unity," the event will be Feb. 21-22 at the Nigh University Center.

Current and future teachers, paraprofessionals, bilingual professionals, and high school and college students will have the opportunity to learn the latest strategies to help improve educating Oklahoma's increasingly diverse communities.

Registration is open through Jan. 24.

New to the institute this year, sessions also will be held on a Saturday, offering cultural competency training for community organizations.

Speakers for the event will include Lhisa Almashy, an English for speakers of other languages (ESOL) teacher and education advocate from Palm Beach County, Florida; Lewis Diuguid, educational diversity activist, author and retired journalist from the Kansas City Star; and, Akash Patel, founder of World Experiences Foundation and Happy World Foundation Inc. and current Spanish and exploring languages teacher at Dallas Independent School District.

For more information or to register, go to www.uco.edu/ceps/departments/cni/mei/ or call 974-5721.

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