KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Carol Severino. Is from the US, received her B.A. from Valparaiso University and her MA in Applied Linguistics and  her Ph.D. in English from the University of Illinois at Chicago, where she also taught writing for 15 years.  For over 20 years, she has served as a professor in the Rhetoric Department at the University of Iowa.  There she directs the Writing Center and the Writing Fellows program and teaches courses that prepare the tutors and Fellows. She also teaches a creative writing course for the Honors Program, a research on second language writing course for the FLARE (Foreign Language Acquisition Research, and Education) Ph.D. program, and a course for future teachers in the English Education program.    Winner of a Fulbright to teach in Ecuador in 2008, she researches ESL writing in the Writing Center and writes essays about her travels.  Her work has recently appeared in Writing Center Journal, Writing on the Edge, Across the Disciplines, Entre Lenguas, Voices in Italian Americana, The Minnetonka Review, The Broome Review, and numerous edited collections.

National Conference for Teachers of English

Universidad Pedagógica Nacional Francisco Morazán (UPNFM) of Honduras is a higher educational institution that specializes in the training of teachers for all educational levels, taking into account the Honduran Secretary of Education (SE) policies to assure the implementation of the National Curriculum in public an private high schools. The permanent updating of in-service teachers is one of the main goals the University has as part of its outreach to the teachers' community. In this regard, UPNFM has organized bi-annual conferences, with the support of the Embassy of the United States of America, to meet the training needs teachers may have as well as to strengthen the English language alumni network. This year the English Program at UPNFM, is organizing the Seventh National Conference for Teachers of English, hoping to see you at this event.


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