CT COLT PROFESSIONAL LEARNING SERIES

Reconnecting to people, practice and purpose:
The CT COLT Professional Learning Series

CT COLT is pleased to offer six workshops for our third CT COLT Professional Learning Series. Each session in this professional learning series will begin with thirty minutes of a live presentation, which will be recorded and available afterwards, followed by an opportunity to connect, network, and chat with other language teachers in small groups. There are six sessions in this series, each with a different presenter and topic, offered from 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. on Thursdays:  September 22, November 3, December 8, January 12, March 16, May 11. Cost is free for CT COLT Members and $10 for non-CT COLT members, unless noted otherwise.

Workshop #1

Our first workshop in our Reconnecting to people, practice and purpose: CT COLT Professional Learning Series is: Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging in the Language Classroom presented by Yensen Sierra Lambert on Thursday, September 22 from 4:30-5:30 p.m. The workshop will begin with thirty minutes of live presentation, which will be recorded and available afterwards. Following Yensen’s address, there will be an opportunity to connect, network, and chat with other language teachers in small groups.

Yensen Sierra Lambert was born in The Dominican Republic and moved to New Jersey with her family as a child. She attended Rutgers University, New Brunswick, where she graduated with a BA in International Studies and Spanish. Yensen's twenty-two-year-old teaching career began in New York City public schools where she taught middle school Spanish. During her time in NYC, she attended Hunter College, where she obtained a Master's Degree in Romance Languages. After NYC, she taught in Florida and Georgia, where she served as department chair of an international boarding school. Over the last twelve years, Yensen has taught every level of Spanish, including AP Spanish Language and AP Spanish Literature. She has also served as an AP Reader, and a College Board Consultant, and has been recently appointed to the AP Spanish Language Development Committee. In addition to her teaching experience, Yensen is a published author of AP prep book and is currently working on the teachers' edition of a proficiency-based Spanish book series. In addition to teaching, she enjoys reading, running, and weekly trivia nights with colleagues.

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