Dr. Margarita Calderón and Dr. Hector Montenegro will be presenting at the 19th Annual National ALAS Education Summit in San Juan, Puerto Rico, October 5-7, 2022.


Dr. Margarita Calderón will be delivering a keynote address at the SETESOL 2022 Conference, hosted by VATESOL in Richmond, VA October 12-15. Lisa Tartaglia and Leticia M. Trower will also be hosting a booth in the exhibitors’ hall – come grab a button & learn more about ExC-ELL!

NABE Author Chat

Dr. Margarita Calderón participated in the first NABE Author Chat in September 2021. Dr. Debbie Zacarian said it best in her recent blog post:

“It was an honor to be interviewed by the National Association of Bilingual Educators (NABE) for their inaugural Author Chat on our best-selling book- Beyond Crises: Overcoming Linguist and Cultural Inequities in Communities, Schools and Classrooms. Thank you, Sandra Medrano-Arroyo, Margarita Pinkos, and Nilda Aguirre for this wonderful opportunity to join the NABE live community with co-authors Margarita Calderón and Margo Gottlieb. Go to to listen to the recording.

Thank you, NABE!”

Podcast: Ensuring Language Learners Excel

Dr. Margarita Calderón was a guest on Tan Huynh’s podcast Empowering LLs on July 3, 2020. You can listen to their conversation here:

Highest Aspirations Podcast

Dr. Margarita Calderón was invited to discuss “What’s Working in Multilungual Education” on the ELLevation podcast Highest Aspirations. The episode is now live! Listen to it at the links below, or wherever you get your podcasts!
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