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UP_SPED Free Seminar: Instructional Adaptations in Inclusive Classrooms March 4, 2010

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This is a repost taken from an e-mail sent to me by my former professor in the College of Education SPED Department:

Instructional Adaptations in Inclusive Classrooms

on March 13, 2010, Saturday from 9:30 – 11:30 am at the Benitez
Theater, UP College of Education, Diliman, Quezon City.

Speaker: Dr. Jose W. Lalas
Visiting Professor, UP College of Education
Professor of Literacy and Teacher Education, University
of Redlands, USA

The Benitez Theater can only seat 250 persons. Guaranteed seats for
those who pre-register on or before March 10, 2010. Those who do not
pre-register by March 10, 2010 shall be accommodated on FIRST COME
FIRST SERVE BASIS. Please email the full name of the participant and
institutional affiliation to

More information about the speaker is provided below:

Short Bio:

Jose Lalas has been involved in teacher education for 21 years as a
faculty in both public and private universities (14 years at CSU
Dominguez Hills; currently, 7 years at University of Redlands). He
has served as an associate dean, director of teacher education, and
coordinator of credential program. Currently, he is Professor of
Literacy and director of the University of Redlands’ Institute for
Educational Justice, a forum that sponsors research efforts, policy
symposia, and critical awareness training on issues related to k-12
education and leadership for social justice. He is also an elected
school board member of the Corona-Norco Unified School District, a
seat that he held from 1990 to 2003 and from 2008 to the present. In
addition, Jose is very active in the California Council on Teacher
Education as a board of director member, chair of the SIG on
credential coordinators, and chair of the awards committee. He
participates in the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing
institutional review teams for accreditation purposes. He co-authored
two recently published books: A Teaching and Learning Framework for
Social Justice (2006) and Instructional Adaptation as an Equity
Solution for English Learners and Special Needs Students (2007). His
research agenda includes critical literacy, authentic student voices,
teacher education, adaptation pedagogy, and second language


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