Gabriela Gómez, UCI bilingual credential candidate, was recently awarded the Carlos Penichet Award at the California Association for Bilingual Education (CABE) Annual Conference in San Francisco on Thursday, March 24, 2016. There were five awards given to future bilingual teachers during the awards luncheon. The following are the other teachership award recipients in attendance from various regions: Caren Pérez, Diana Zamora, José de Jesús Robles Gúzman and Laura Mendoza.
Gabriela is UCI’s fifth CABE award recipient from the multiple subject program since 2011. Past recipients from UCI include: Wendy (Ramos) Gonzalez (’11), Melissa Madrigal (’12), Megan Gibbs (’14) and Marco Castillo (’14). All past recipients are employed at various public schools throughout Orange and Los Angeles Counties.
During the awards luncheon, many other awards were given to individuals making a significant impact on bilingual learners as researchers, administrators, teachers, parents and community leaders. To read about all the recipients at the luncheon, please see: CABE 2016 Awards.
The conference will be held in Anaheim next year.