Celebrate Latinx/Hispanic Heritage Month

September 15th is the beginning of Latinx Heritage Month!

Celebrate with your Students!

Cultura Hispana Heritage Month Books

Please use these recordings in your classroom of PAT Educators reading to students. 

  • Pedro Cordero, Elementary School Social Worker Reads El Flamboyán Amarillo by Georgina Lázaro
  • Kenya Marquez from Lent Elementary Reads I Am Latino by Sandra Pinkney
  • Ginger Huizar, Beaumont Middle School, reads Gabby Lost and Found.
  • Timisha Wilson from Arleta K-8 reads IslandBorn by Junot Diaz.

Resources for your Classroom

The PAT Racial Equity Committee and the Social Justice Committee have pulled together a wide variety of resources including:

Find more resources for educators here.

Latinx Heritage Books for Children

Affinity Spaces for Latinx Educators

PAT Members are hosting affinity space for Latinx educators twice a week:

Tuesdays, 7:30-8 am 

Cafecito y comunidad affinity space for Latinx folks in PPS 

Join Here!

Fridays (times alternate) 

Latinx affinity space for PAT members

You are invited to this weekly Latinx Affinity Group
When: Every Friday at 4pm through December 18th (extended!)
Hosted by Leticia Alvarez, Cesar Chavez K-8, ELD Teacher/Admin Intern

Register Here!