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Celina Anthony Named to Hispanic Studies Advisory Board at CofC

Celina Anthony Named to Hispanic Studies Advisory Board at CofC
Posted on 12/07/2017
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Celina Anthony who has worked for the Charleston County School District (CCSD) since 1997 has been named to the Hispanic Studies Advisory Board at the College of Charleston. She also worked as the ESOL bilingual coordinator for five years and currently works for the CCSD Department of Federal Programs as the Title I bilingual coordinator, where she continues to assist English language learners and families.

Mrs. Anthony coordinates Abrazos, a family literacy program for Hispanic mothers; CCSD Migrant Education program; after school English classes for parents and enrichment classes for children; and Spanish for Educators, a professional development course for teacher re-certification credit. She also works with select Title I school principals to ensure compliance with federal guidelines. She has presented at different professional conferences about educating English language learners and the role parents play in their children’s education. Her bi-cultural background and focus on community collaboration has led Mrs. Anthony to play an important role in the Hispanic community in the Lowcountry through various organizations: president of the Círculo Hispanoamericano de Charleston; board member of Young Women Christian Association (YWCA), board member of the Eastern Girl Scouts of South Carolina, and currently the Policy Council chair of the Charleston County First Steps Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership.

Mrs. Anthony has been collaborating with the Department of Hispanic Studies for many years, particularly with hosting Service Learning student interns in the programs she coordinates at CCSD.

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