Affiliate News— Drs. Collier and Thomas Honored for Legacy

Image of Drs. Collier and ThomasA CABE affiliate organization, 2-Way CABE, partnered with Dual Language Education, New Mexico (DLeNM) at the 2015 CABE Annual Conference to sponsor a reception honoring Drs. Virginia Collier and Wayne Thomas. Nearly 100 people gathered to hear their reflections on their careers and the legacy they have built through their research and advocacy.

Image of group at Collier and Thomas reception
Left to right: Dr. Wayne Thomas, Eric Mason, Dr. Virginia Collier, Dr. Kris Nichols, Yolanda Lucero, Carla Herrera

The audience also had the opportunity to interact with Drs. Collier and Thomas, asking questions and sharing the impact that their research and advocacy has had on audience members personally and professionally as researchers, administrators, teachers, and parents of English Learners.  It was a very special evening, looking back and also toward the future!


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