Primary Presenter

Lorie hammond
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Lorie Hammond, Ph. D, Director, Peregrine School has been an educator, teacher educator, or school director for almost 50 years. She started two preschools, the Winters Parent Nursery School (1972) and Peregrine School (2007), both of which are bilingual schools in Spanish. Peregrine School has now also incorporated a Chinese immersion program.

Co-presenters

Yi Che
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Yi Che is an experienced, cross-cultural researcher, teacher, and professor with a specialty in linguistic and cultural exchanges between Chinese and English. Yi participated in a famous study, Preschool in Three Cultures, doing research on a Chinese preschool in Kunming, China. She is the head teacher at Peregrine School's unique Panda Chinese Immersion program for 3-5 year olds, which she started last year.
Gabriela Cortez
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Gaby Cortez, BA, Associate Director, Peregrine School. Long term Spanish teacher and head teacher for 2-4 year olds. Gifted teacher of second language through circle songs, dances, and games.