Local Teachers Invited to Diversity Seminar
October 23, 2013
MOUNT VERNON, Ohio - Dr. Brenda Custodio will be conducting a Diversity Seminar through the Department of Education at MVNU on "Working with English Language Learners and Their Families." This is event is open to local teachers and will take place from 6:30 to 8:00 pm in the R.R. Hodges Chapel on Oct. 23, 2013.
The Department of Education would like to extend an invitation to local teachers for this Diversity Seminar on Oct 23. This is a required event for all education majors and will address Dr. Custodio's methods of working with families and students that do not have English as their first language.
Dr. Brenda Custodio is a leading expert in the field of Teaching English as a Second Language. She has a Ph.D. in TESOL/Children's Literature from The Ohio State University and has years of professional experience. She spent twenty-seven years as a teacher and principal for Columbus City Schools and is an active member of TESOL. She formerly served as the President of Ohio TESOL. Dr. Custodio is the author of How to Design and Implement a Newcomer Program: Pearson Resources for Teaching English Learners.
Mount Vernon Nazarene University is a private, four-year, intentionally Christian teaching university for traditional age students, graduate students and working adults. With a 400-acre main campus in Mount Vernon, Ohio, and several convenient Graduate and Professional Studies locations throughout the state, MVNU emphasizes academic excellence, spiritual growth and service to community and church. MVNU offers an affordable education to more than 2,500 students from 32 states and six countries/U.S. territories.