Abriendo Caminos Recognition Event

Keynote Address: Dr. Jeff Duncan-Andrade, May 20th @UNLV

May 20th, Join Us for the Abriendo Caminos Recognition Event @UNLV

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We look forward to bringing all the Abriendo Caminos/Opening Pathways for Students of Color into the Teaching Profession school site teams, students with their parents and family, as well as local educators, scholars, and policymakers together on Saturday, May 20th from 10am-12:30pm to recognize and celebrate our successes during the first year of implementation.


We are delighted to host renowned Raza Studies & Education Scholar and founder of the Roses in Concrete Community School, Dr. Jeff Duncan-Andrade, as our keynote speaker.


AC/OP School Teacher Teams - Please remember to invite your team of AC/OP students and parents to attend!


Please RSVP below for this event!


Event Details

Emcee: BZ TheVoice

Beginning at 9:45 a.m., Storyteller: Sarah Sunshine Manning (Shoshone-Paiute, Chippewa-Cree)

Poetry Reading: Clark County Poet Laureate, Vogue Robinson

Community Artist: Anthony E. Johnson

Heritage Performances

Snacks and Refreshments

ASL Accessible



Hosted by the UNLV College of Education, Department of Teaching & Learning. Funded by the Nevada Department of Education Great Teaching & Leading Fund Grant. Principal Investigator: Dr. Allison Smith. In cooperation with Clark County School District.

Abriendo Caminos/Opening Pathways Recognition Event

Saturday, May 20th, 10am-12:30pm

900 Cottage Grove Avenue

Las Vegas, NV

Please park in the lot adjacent to Paradise Elementary school on the UNLV Campus off of Cottage Grove Ave. Click here for a map to help you locate the parking lot from Flamingo Road. Signs will also be posted at the site to help you find us.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Dr. Jeff Duncan-Andrade


Associate Professor
Raza Studies & Education
San Francisco State University

Founder of Roses in Concrete Community School



Keynote Presentation: “Note to Educators: Hope Required When Growing Roses in Concrete”

Professional Development event to follow in the afternoon (link here to RSVP for afternoon Professional Development event).

CU credit available to CCSD educators. CCSD Educators click here for CCSD-CU registration flyer.

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