University of Arizona Campus  •  March 2 - 3, 2019  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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Maria V. Acevedo

Friends of the Festival

María V. Acevedo, PhD, is an assistant professor in the Early Childhood program at Texas A&M-San Antonio. María has worked with early childhood educators and pre-service teachers in understanding young children’s intercultural understanding through inquiry, global literature, and play.


Scheduled events:
Family Art Backpacks to Encourage Family Stories
Family art backpacks go home with children to encourage families to use art materials to construct and tell their own stories. Each backpack focuses on a particular type of art engagement and includes several picture books and art materials.

Education Room 310 (Seats 49, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 3, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Children / Teens
Signing area: Signing Area - Children / Teen (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Maria Acevedo, Dorea Kleker, Mika Phinney
Moderator: Deborah Towle

Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Friends of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
University of Arizona - Facilities Management
Western National Parks Association
William & Mary Ross Foundation

Key Sponsors

Arizona Office Technologies
Arizona Wholesale Supply
Marshall Foundation

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