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Every year, Americans around the nation get together to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15th through October 15th. The contributions Hispanic Americans have made to the United States are endless and inspiring, and they have had a profound and positive impact on our county.

Mario A. Nuñez

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Mr. Mario A. Nuñez currently serves as the Director of Professional Development for Santillana USA, Inc. in Miami, Florida. Mr. Nuñez’s responsibilities include the implementation of professional development courses for teachers, administrators and parents. He has developed PD courses focused on the areas of English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), heritage languages, Spanish as a second language, No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Title III requirements for school districts and schools that serve LEP, and limited English proficient/English language learners (LEP/ELL) parental and school involvement. Mr. Nuñez has provided technical assistance to school systems and schools related to programs and services for ELL, such as RtI (Response to Intervention), programmatic design and implementation, second language and content area models for instructional delivery, and general monitoring and assistance supporting the management, teaching and learning of English and other languages.

Mr. Nuñez previous relationship was with Holt, Rinehart and Winston/Harcourt (now Hartcourt/McDougal Littel) as their National Consultant for ESL and Foreign Languages. During his tenure with HRW, he conducted national sales presentations, workshops and in-services in the areas of foreign languages and language arts with an ESL perspective.  Within the company he also acted as a foreign languages and language arts editorial and marketing consultant, and as product and marketing trainer.

From 1995 to 2000 Mr. Nuñez served as the Florida Department of Education’s ESOL and Foreign Language State Supervisor. During his tenure, he represented the state of Florida in statewide and out-of-state activities related to the programs and services for LEP/ELL and for foreign language students, and their teachers.  He conducted presentations, workshops and in-services in the areas of second language acquisition, laws and jurisprudence regarding the LEP in Florida, ESOL curriculum and methodology, among other topics. Mr. Nuñez was the editor of the Florida Foreign Language Sunshine State Standards (1995), as well as the Language Arts Through ESOL Guide (1998).  Previously, he was a Program Specialist for the Bilingual Skills Department of Miami-Dade County Public Schools in Miami, Florida, and an ESL and Spanish teacher.

Mr. Nuñez holds a MA in Modern Language Education from Florida International University, and a BA in Mass Communication from New York University. He has been a Fulbright Scholar (1993) and a recipient of the Embassy of Spain’s Teacher Grant to study abroad (1990). He has been a presenter and a speaker in numerous state, national and international conferences and activities.  He was born in Santa Clara, Cuba, and currently resides in Hallandale, Florida.

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