2017 Legislative Gala Photos
Keynote speaker Congressman Joaquin Castro addresses attendees at the ALAS Gala
Congresswoman Maxine Waters livens up the crowd with an impassioned speech.
ALAS Board with Hispanic-Serving School District Administrator of the Year Recipient, Dr. Terry T. Walker. (l-r: Annie Ortiz; Dr. Christina Kishimoto; Dr. Walker; Nancy Lewin, ALAS Executive Director; ALAS President Susana Cordova and ALAS Secretary Pedro A. Rivera)
ALAS Board with Latina Administrator of the Year Recipient, Gloria Trejo.
ALAS Board with Hispanic-Serving School District Superintendent of the Year Dr. Barbara Jenkins (l-r) Dr. Francisco Duran; Annie Ortiz; Dr. Christina Kishimoto; Dr. Jenkins; Nancy Lewin, ALAS Executive Director; ALAS President Susana Cordova and ALAS Secretary Pedro A. Rivera)
Maria Vasquez, ACT and Annie Ortiz, Superintendent of Oxford Public Schools in Oxford, CT.
ALAS Partners Lupita Knittel and Roberto Rivera of 7 Mindsets address Gala attendees
Congressman Joaquin Castro and Mia Flores of McGraw-Hill Education
ALAS Outstanding Educator Dr. Edward Lee Vargas and AVID Executive Vice President joins AVID CEO Dr. Sandy Husk and Executive Vice Presidwnr Thuan Nguyen at the Gala reception.
(l-r) NY-ALAS State Affiliate President David Baez; Quintin Graves, Peachjar; Dr. Nancy Lewin; and Susana Cordova
Mitch Mitchell of Pearson and Beth Gemmill of Middlebury Interactive Languages
Congressman Joaquin Castro and Juan Garcia, Senior Director, ACT Center for Equity in Education in deep discussion
(l-r) Ricardo Loaiza, founder, Baila4Life; Elba Garcia, Executive Director, DCPS Language Acquisition Division; Dr. Nancy Lewin and Mr. Dave Lewin