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Professional Improvement through Optimization of Native-language Education and the Realization of Academic/familial Symbiosis

PIONERAS is a 2.2 million dollar scholarship and research project dedicated to enhancing the Spanish language competencies, content and pedagogical knowledge, and family engagement skills of eligible students:

  • TWU undergraduate students in the EC-6 Bilingual Program, Pre-service Pioneras;
  • Teachers of record in dual language classrooms in 12 participating Denton Independent School District schools, In-service Pioneras.

If you are interested in becoming a Pionera (pioneer in Spanish), please read about the project by following the menu items.