La Cosecha 2022

Invited Speakers

La Cosecha will feature  practitioners and academic experts in the field of dual language education who will provide you with the latest research and information and instructional best practices as it relates to emerging bilinguals and biliteracy programs. La Cosecha Conference works to celebrate the contributions and work of these valued individuals who support and benefit dual language education instruction and practice, as well as the communities it serves.


Ester J. de Jong


University of Florida


José Medina

Chief Academic Officer

José Medina Educational  Solutions

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Wayne Thomas & Virginia Collier 

Professors Emeritus

George Mason University

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Barbara Kennedy


               GlobaLingo Ed 

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F. Isabel Campoy

Author • Researcher


Alma Flor Alda

Author • Professor Emerita

University of San Francisco


Chuy Martínez

Musician and Storyteller

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Edward Tabet-Cubero

New Mexico State Director 
Senator Martin Heinrich


123 Andrés

Grammy Winning

Music Duo

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Frank Lopéz

Executive Coach & Consultant

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Cynthia Nava 

Executive Director

Transform Education New Mexico

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Sonia Soltero

Professor & Author

DePaul College of Education


Kim Potowski


University of Illinois at Chicago


Deb Haaland

US Secretary

Department of Interior

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Joan Lachance

          Associate Professor


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Pila Wilson


University of  Hawai‘i Hilo