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2022 Laredo Literacy Symposium

June 2, 2022 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm

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New for 2022! Literacy Texas extends a warm welcome to new symposium presenting partner Laredo College.

The very first Laredo Literacy Symposium has the theme “Building Resilience Through Literacy” and will be held on Thursday, June 2, 2022, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm, in the Kazen Student Center on the Laredo College Ft. McIntosh Campus (find a map and parking info here). Check-in for registered participants will open at 8:30 am, and both breakfast and lunch will be provided.

This symposium is offered free of charge to educators, volunteer tutors, ESL teachers, and other library and nonprofit professionals who work in the fields of adult and family literacy.


Click here for details about the sessions outlined below.

Check-in for registered participants: 8:30 am – 9:00 am

Welcome and Opening Plenary: 9:00 am – 10:00 am (60 min)
A light breakfast will be served

Explaining Children’s Mental Health to Caregivers with Literacy Needs

Breakout Session: 10:30 am – 11:30 am (60 min)
Select one of the two sessions below

Adult Literacy and Guided Pathways

US Citizenship and the Internationally Trained Professional

Lunch and Keynote: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm (60 min)

The Impact of Workforce Development and Education on the Texas Economy

Closing Plenary: 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm (60 min)

Employer Panel: Employability and Workforce Skills

Farewell: 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Kazen Student Center, Laredo College: Directions & Parking

Click here for map, directions, and parking information.

Special thanks to:

The Texas Workforce Commission

Read more about the annual regional literacy symposia here.

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June 2, 2022
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
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