Public Appearances

The Immigrant Learning Center shares expertise on immigrant integration, immigrant entrepreneurs, immigrant contributions and many related topics in our ongoing webinar series and in-person at conferences and events across the country. To inquire about a speaker for your event, fill out the form below.

Denzil Mohammed, director of The Immigrant Learning Center Public Education Institute, speaks at the 2018 ENET Panel

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Upcoming Appearances

JobMakers
Denzil Mohammed, The ILC Public Education Institute Director
Weekly podcast created by the Pioneer Institute and The ILC

Panel Discussion at Fall 2022 World Languages and Cultures Film Festival
Denzil Mohammed, The ILC Public Education Institute Director
South Dakota State University, October 25, 2022

Teaching to the Test: A Practical Guide to the Preparation of Immigrants and Refugees for the Citizenship Interview
Andy Koppel, The ILC Volunteer Instructor
First Literacy Professional Development Workshop, Boston, MA, November 4, 2022

Bringing Immigrant Contributions and Narratives to Life in U.S. History poster presentation
Denzil Mohammed, The ILC Public Education Institute Director and Ariana Moire, Education Program Coordinator
National Council for the Social Studies annual conference, Philadelphia, PA, December 2-4, 2022

Immigrant Strengths, Contributions, Narratives
Denzil Mohammed, The ILC Public Education Institute Director
First Literacy Professional Development Workshop, online, December 7 and 16, 2022

Past Appearances

Immigrant Mothers’ Perceptions of their Learning in Open Preschools
Ariana Moir, Education Program Coordinator
Alltid Öppen: ett jubileumssymposium om den öppna förskolan, Uppsala University, Sweden, virtual session, October 21, 2022

Teaching to the Test: A Practical Guide to Preparation for the Citizenship Interview
Andy Koppel, The ILC Volunteer Instructor
Hinds Community College ESL Retreat, Jackson, MS, virtual session, September 14, 2022

Using Storytelling​ In Teaching Refugee Experiences
Ariana Moir, The ILC Public Education Institute Education Program Coordinator
Coalition on Adult Basic Education (COABE) National Conference, April 12, 2022

Immigrants Today​: What Adult Educators Need to Know to Get the Best Outcomes
Denzil Mohammed, The ILC Public Education Institute Director
Coalition on Adult Basic Education (COABE) National Conference, April 11, 2022

Immigrant Strengths, Contributions, Narratives
Denzil Mohammed, The ILC Public Education Institute Director and Ariana Moir, Education Program Coordinator
First Literacy Professional Development Workshop, online, April 1 and 13, 2022

Fostering Empathy: Teach Refugee Stories via Graphic Novels
Denzil Mohammed, The ILC Public Education Institute Director and Ariana Moir, Education Program Coordinator
2022 Share My Lesson Virtual Conference, March 22, 2022

Hope in Power: Official Launch of the Leah Zallman Center for Immigrant Health Research
Denzil Mohammed, The ILC Public Education Institute Director
Virtual celebration hosted by the Institute for Community Health, Malden, MA, February 15, 2022

Refugees
Jaisang Sun, Research Associate, and Ariana Moir, Education Program Coordinator
Chenery Middle School, Belmont, MA, January 11, 2022

Theories of Global Migration
Jaisang Sun, Research Associate, and Ariana Moir, Education Program Coordinator
Lexington High School, Lexington, MA, January 1, 2022

The Faceless America
Denzil Mohammed, The ILC Public Education Institute Director and Jaisang Sun, Research Associate
Panel discussion hosted by Boston College, November 11, 2021

Immigration in Malden
Denzil Mohammed, The ILC Public Education Institute Director
Presentation at The ILC for Emerson College students, September 9, 2021

Teach Refugee Stories through Graphic Novels
Ariana Moir, Education Program Coordinator
Massachusetts Association of Teachers of Speakers of Other Languages (MATSOL) Virtual Conference, June 1, 2021

Teaching the Refugee Experience through Graphic Novels
Denzil Mohammed, The ILC Public Education Institute Director and Ariana Moir, Education Program Coordinator
Massachusetts Coalition for Adult Education (MCAE) NETWORK Conference, March 25, 2021

Flipping the Remote Classroom
Rachel Soule and Anna Fan, The ILC ESOL Instructors
Massachusetts Coalition for Adult Education (MCAE) NETWORK Conference, March 25, 2021

Immigration and Entrepreneurship: Knowledge Landscape
Denzil Mohammed, The ILC Public Education Institute Director
Kauffman Foundation’s Entrepreneurship Issue Forum, January 28, 2021

Holocaust Remembrance Day Event
Diane Portnoy, The ILC CEO and Founder
Online event hosted by Buckingham Browne & Nichols School, January 27, 2021

GUS Community Conversations: Diane Portnoy P ’86 ’88
Diane Portnoy, The ILC CEO and Founder, and Denzil Mohammed, The ILC Public Education Institute Director
Online event hosted by Glen Urquart School, December 2, 2020

Immigrants as American Assets
Denzil Mohammed, The ILC Public Education Institute Director
Boston University Evergreen Seminars, Tuesdays, September 22, 29, and October 6, 2020

Welcome to Malden, A Welcoming Week Celebration of Malden’s Immigrant Past and Present
Diane Portnoy, The ILC CEO and Founder
Online event hosted by the Malden Public Library and The Immigrant Learning Center, September 14, 2020

The Founding of The Immigrant Learning Center
Diane Portnoy, The ILC CEO and Founder
The House of the Seven Gables, Salem, MA, February 4, 2020

Voices from the Margins: Changing the Conversation and Looking Ahead
Denzil Mohammed, The ILC Public Education Institute Director
Sawyer Public Library, Gloucester, MA, November 20, 2019

Changing the Conversation on Immigration
Denzil Mohammed, The ILC Public Education Institute Director
Beverly Public Library, Beverly, MA, September 17, 2019

Panel Discussion
Denzil Mohammed, The ILC Public Education Institute Director
SING OUT STRONG: Immigrant Voices, WBUR CitySpace, Boston, MA, August 22, 2019

To the Four Winds
Post-film discussion led by Karen Glover, The ILC Director of Communications
Belmont World Film,World Refugee Month, June 24, 2019

Going Global with an International Team
Moderated by Denzil Mohammed, The ILC Public Education Institute Director
The Boston Entrepreneurs Network, Cambridge,MA, June 11, 2019

Keynote Presentation
Denzil Mohammed, The ILC Public Education Institute Director
2019 Cambio de Colores Conference, Columbia, MO, June 5-7, 2019

Bringing English Alive through Improvisation
Kathleen Klose, ESOL Instructor
Two-part workshop, First Literacy, April 26 and May 17, 2019

Differentiated Instruction for Low-Literacy, Low-English Citizenship Students
Kathleen Klose, ESOL Instructor
Massachusetts Coalition for Adult Education (MCAE) NETWORK Conference, May 10, 2019

Building an Advising Curriculum for Your Program
Jennifer Grehan, Robbin Kotajarvi and Jessica Senat, The ILC Education and Career Advising Team
Massachusetts Coalition for Adult Education (MCAE) NETWORK Conference, May 10, 2019

Doing More with Google
Pheobe Chen and Andrew Shapira, The ILC ESOL Instructors
Massachusetts Coalition for Adult Education (MCAE) NETWORK Conference, May 10, 2019

Understanding Immigrant Learners: Language, Socio-Emotional and Civic Perspectives
Denzil Mohammed, The ILC Public Education Institute Director
Harvard University, April 16, 2019

Effective Transition of Underserved Populations into Four-Year Degrees: National Model for Post-Secondary Success
Denzil Mohammed, The ILC Public Education Institute Director, and James Witte, Institute for Immigration Research Director
Coalition on Adult Basic Education Conference, New Orleans, LA, April 1-3, 2019

Reframing the Immigration Narrative
Denzil Mohammed, The ILC Public Education Institute Director
Hosted by hosted by Millis Reads at the Millis, MA, Public Library, February 13, 2019

The Changing Face of America: Immigrants as Assets
Denzil Mohammed, The ILC Public Education Institute Director
Hosted by hosted by The Hartford Guardian at University of Connecticut Hartford Campus, December 6, 2018

How Immigrants Help Startup Companies
Denzil Mohammed, The ILC Public Education Institute Director moderating
Boston Entrepreneurs Network, Cambridge, MA, December 11, 2018

Taking Back the Immigration Narrative
Denzil Mohammed, The ILC Public Education Institute Director
National Conference for Workforce Education in Clearwater, FL, September 26 and 27, 2018

Immigrants Today and their Contributions
Denzil Mohammed, The ILC Public Education Institute Director
Literacy Texas Conference, Waco, TX, August 6-8

Taking Back the Immigration Narrative
Denzil Mohammed, The ILC Public Education Institute Director
Literacy Texas Conference, Waco, TX, August 6-8

Teaching Immigration Past and Present: Building Curriculum with Primary Sources
Denzil Mohammed, The ILC Public Education Institute Director
Norman B. Leventhal Map & Education Center at the Boston Public Library, July 31, 2018

Making the Economic Argument for Immigration: Strategies that Work
Denzil Mohammed, The ILC Public Education Institute Director
Cambio de Colores Conference at the University of Missouri, June 6-8, 2018

Classroom Management for Differentiated ESOL Citizenship Instruction
Kathleen Klose, ESOL Instructor
Massachusetts Coalition for Adult Education NETWORK Conference, April 6, 2018

Taking Back the Narrative
Denzil Mohammed, The ILC Public Education Institute Director
COABE (Coalition on Adult Basic Education) Conference 2018 in Phoenix, Arizona. March 27, 2018

Immigrants as Assets
Denzil Mohammed, The ILC Public Education Institute Director
Park School, Brookline, MA, February 9, 2018

Community Conversations
Diane Portnoy, The Immigrant Learning Center Founder and CEO
House of the Seven Gables, January 30, 2018

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