College of Education and Professional Studies

Multicultural Education Institute

The Multicultural Education Institute provides professional development and learning opportunities to teachers, paraprofessionals, future teachers, UCO students and faculty, and community members.  The Institute focuses on the challenges and benefits of Education in a culturally, linguistically diverse society.

31st Annual UCO Multicultural Education Institute

Multicultural Education: Pursuing the Dream

Friday, February 28, 2014
Registration: 4-5:30pm
Conference & Banquet: 5:30-9:30pm

Saturday, March 1, 2014
Breakout Sessions and lunch
8:30am – 5pm

Forms

College Credit Available! – Interested students may contact Gabrielle Reyes (405)-974-5721/ greyes1@uco.edu

For other questions or more information, contact Gina Lopez (405) 974-5138/ rlopez@uco.edu or Dr. April Haulman (405) 974-5139/ ahaulman@uco.edu Fax-(405) 974-3858

Past Award Winners

2011: "The Time is Now!"

Multicultural Citizen of the Year
Kathy Dunn

Multicultural Teacher of the Year
Adelita Dixon-Hernandez

Rising Star Award
Kelly B. Forbes

Friend of Diversity
Joan Korenblit

Teacher Incentive Grant Winners
Ms. Kathryn Hildebrand, US Grant High School, OKCPS
Ms. Lu Hoenig, Hawthorne Elementary School, OKCPS
Ms. Sherri Murray, US Grant High School, OKCPS
Ms. Anastasia Mendoza, Cheyenne Middle School, EPS
Ms. Linda Skinner, Ida Freeman and Orvis Risner Elementary Schools, EPS 

2010: "Recipe for a Brighter Future"

Multicultural Citizen of the Year
Dr. Jean Laine, Putnam City Schools

Multicultural Teacher of the Year
Ms. Creshia Cecil, Western Heights Middle School, Western Heights

Multicultural Paraprofessional of the Year
Mrs. An Pham, Arthur Elementary School, OKCPS

Teacher Incentive Grant Winners
Ms. Mary Peacock, US Grant High School, OKCPS
Ms. Nancy Cruz, Capitol Hill High School Newcomer Program, OKCPS