April 7, 2023 – April 8, 2023
April 7th & 8th in Livingston, Montana
Spring MALT Presenter - Elicia Cárdenas
Elicia Cárdenas is a former middle school Spanish teacher with extensive experience teaching a variety of levels, ages, and subjects. Her experience includes working with preservice teachers at Westminster College, as a teaching assistant for MIT Teaching Systems Lab, and writing with the Harvard Ethics Project (Graduate School of Education). Although she was trained as an elementary teacher, she shifted her focus to understanding of second language acquisition and its application to classroom instruction in a world language classroom. She presents regularly at national, regional, and state conferences and is proud to be a member of the IFLT coaching staff. Her areas of expertise include assessment with an equity lens and working to make sure all students are successful at acquiring another language. She is the Director of Training for The Comprehensible Classroom, and is the founder of the Deskless Classroom.