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Dr. Orlando Carreón
Dr. Orlando Carreón is a Teacher Educator at the University of California, Davis where he instructs courses in Social Justice Education and Language Learning in K-12 contexts. Dr. Carreón has published in the field of Literacy with a focus on how discourses of race, culture, ideology, and power affect linguistically diverse students. Current topics of interest include effective teaching practices of Latinx youth; Ethnic Studies Education; Decolonial Pedagogies, and Culturally Responsive, Sustaining, and Humanizing practices.
Before earning his Master's in Applied Linguistics, Dr. Carreón was a former middle school teacher in Napa Valley. He has over 15 years of experience as an Educator. Dr. Carreón is currently dedicated to developing Grow Your Own Teacher programs where local communities can create pathways for local students to become teachers. Dr. Carreón is the son of immigrant parents with roots in Guerrero, Mexico. He currently lives in Napa with his life partner Angela and his two daughters, Florentina and Camila.
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