9th Annual Conference/January 2023

For Spanish Speaking Parents

CVUSD Elementary Education Department

and the Parent Outreach Program

Are pleased to invite you

to our second conference of 2022-2023

* This is an online event will be presented in Spanish

Translation upon request


"The significance of telling (our) stories."

Dr. José Castro-Sotomayor

José Castro-Sotomayor is an Assistant Professor at California State University Channel Islands. He is Doctor in Communication with an emphasis on intercultural and environmental issues. He has twenty years as a teacher, and the principles of environmental and social justice guide his teaching philosophy, research practice, and work as a consultant collaborating with indigenous and Afro-descendant populations in Ecuador and Colombia, and with organizations dedicated to carry on environmental education in the United States.

His work has been recognized by the National Communication Association, including the Book of the Year Award for his co-edited book The Routledge Handbook of Ecocultural Identity (2020).

Originally from Ecuador, Dr. Castro-Sotomayor talks and shares stories with his family in Spanish, English and Spanglish to remember, engage, dream, and imagine.

January 2023 Conference

Thursday, Jan. 19th, 6pm

This is an online event.

CVUSD Outreach Program