BRLA presentation

In October 31, 2013 the Regional Border Library Assocaition held its annual conference in  Las Cruces, N.M. EPPLA board members, Luis Chaparro and Lorena Gutiérrez attended the session presented by Oralia Garza de Cortés. Ms. Cortés, a former REFORMA president, is a reknown leader and expert in children literature in Spanish. She gave an enlightening presentation on the role of children literature in Latin America. She highlighted …

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ALA Chicago 2013

 Two Board members Luis Chaparro and Oscar Baeza attended the American Library Association Conference in Chicago. Ninfa Trejo presented the award named in memory of her late husband, Dr. Arnulfo Trejo.  This award is given to an emergent leader in the profession that furthers the ideals and philosophy of the founder. The winner of this …

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Visit to CONALEP I

In August 12, 2013, EPPLA members visited the CONALEP I School in Juarez. CONALEP, the National College of Professional Technical Education, is a nation-wide system of schools that prepares students in the technological and industrial  fields. There are 302 campuses all over Mexico and Juarez has two. EPPLA Board members toured CONALEP I, met with …

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