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Cal-ED Virtual Conference #2: Strengthening Deaf Child's Bill of Rights

  • 22 Apr 2021
  • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Virtual Conference via Zoom

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Webinar 2: Strengthening Deaf Child’s Bill of Rights

FEATURING:

[ID: two columns separated by words in white “KEYNOTE SPEAKER”; left column in dark coral, title in white: “Whole Child Development: The Importance of Critical Mass”, presenter’s name in white block letters “DAVID LONGO”, Cal-ED logo on bottom; right column headshot of presenter, looking straight at camera with short hair,, wearing a light blue shirt and coral tie]BIO: David is the principal for one of the largest regional secondary programs in the country. The program is housed in Irvine at Venado Middle School (current national Battle of the Books champs) and University High School

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[ID: two columns separated by words in white “KEYNOTE SPEAKER”; left column, close-up headshot of presenter looking directly at camera, shoulder-length blonde hair, parted on right side, dangling earrings showing from right ear, wearing a dark green top; right column with light green background, title in white: right column “The Building Blocks of Literacy: Storytelling to Create Change”, presenter’s name in white block letters “MELISSA MALZKUHN”, Cal-ED logo on bottom]BIO: Melissa Malzkuhn is the founder and creative director of Motion Light Lab at Gallaudet University. The lab uses creative literature and digital technology to create immersive learning experiences- from bilingual storybook apps that have been translated into over ten languages to motion-capture projects that build signing avatars- all of which expand the 3D landscape for deaf children. Third-generation Deaf, and a proud alumnus of California School for the Deaf Fremont, Melissa is one of the creators of The ASL App, which has been downloaded over 2 million times. She is an Obama Fellow, inaugural class 2018.

[ID: two columns separated by words in white “KEYNOTE SPEAKER”; left column in dark blue, title in white: “The First Conversation with my Deaf Child: ‘Daddy, I don’t like oranges…’”, presenter’s name in white block letters “JOHN AGUILAR”, Cal-ED logo on bottom; right column headshot of presenter, looking straight at camera, bald with a dark mustache and beard, wearing a dark blue button-up shirt]

BIO: My name is John Aguilar. I am married to my beautiful wife, Indira and we have two amazing Deaf children, Elias age 3.5 and Bella age 10. I spent 10 years in the US Air Force as an F-16 Tactical Aircraft Maintainer, in 2012 I received my Honorable Discharge, and shortly after received my degree in Aerospace Engineering at San Jose State. I am now working for AEVEX Aerospace as a Sr. Mechanical Systems Engineer in San Diego, CA. We are very active in our Deaf community and are big supporters of ASL and LEAD-K.








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