CABE Sacramento

Thank you to everyone for your kind support at the California Association for Bilingual Education – CABE in Sacramento. Just wanted to share with you some photos. Photo 1 caption: San Jose Unified School District public education allies/supporters/community leaders Photo 2 & 3 caption: State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson enjoys reading The Adventures of El Cipitio: Las aventuras del Cipitio in English & Spanish. Photo 4: Speaking to a CABE member/supporter/educator regarding bilingual education issues related to books/literature.

Book signing at BARNES & NOBLE @ The Americana – next to Glendale Galleria



INVITATION – Barnes & Noble at the Americana in Glendale, CA


Join us for a book signing at the Barnes & Noble at the Americana in Glendale, CA.

Saturday March 10 at 3:00 p.m.

To obtain more details/address, please visit:



UNIVISION – The Adventures of El Cipitio: Las aventuras del Cipitio





INVITATION – Parent Camp to be held @ Potrero School Sat. Feb. 24 – 8:00 a.m.


Parent Camp

at Potrero

February 24th, 2018

Support Your Child’s Dreams Through Higher Education

Please join us on Saturday, February 24, 2018 for the first ever Parent Camp at Potrero School in the friendly city of El Monte. This is a FREE event that will offer educational sessions for parents focused on supporting their students’ learning. These sessions will be led by El Monte City School District teachers and community partners covering a wide array of topics designed to help parents best support their students. Sessions will include :

  • How to setup Emails
  • Grade level/span math strategies
  • Grade level/span Reading Strategies
  • The Road to College
  • Check out the entire List of Topics

There will be a welcome ceremony and guest speaker starting at 8:00 am, where a light breakfast will be provided. Three fifty-minute sessions of learning will follow. There will be at least 16 sessions available for parents to choose from to attend. We are encouraging parents to “Vote with their feet” and attend the session that best meets their needs. So, again please join us at our Parent Camp; designed to be a parent-focused and centered event.

 Guest Speaker

RANDY JURADO ERTLL is an award winning published author, educator, and newspaper columnist. He has also served as executive director for non-profit organizations focused on education and environmental issues.

Ertll served as a communications director for a Congressional member on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. He has published numerous opinion columns in newspapers and magazines such as the Los Angeles Times, USA Today, La Opinión, Daily News, La Prensa Grafica, San Diego Union-Tribune, Sacramento Bee, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Houston Chronicle, The Progressive and The American Interest magazines. He has been interviewed by networks such as NPR, CNN, PBS, Univisión, and Telemundo. He is an alumnus of Occidental College where he obtained the prestigious 2015 Alumni Seal Award for Service to the Community and obtained his master’s degree from Azusa Pacific University. He has published the following books: Hope in Times of Darkness: A Salvadoran American Experience, Esperanza en Tiempos de Oscuridad: La Experiencia de un Salvadoreño Americano, The Life of an Activist: In the Frontlines 24/7, The Lives and Times of El Cipitío, La Vida Y Los Tiempos Del Cipitío, In The Struggle: Chronicles, and The Adventures of El Cipitío. Please visit his web site at

Event Information:

  • Location: Potrero School – 2611 Potrero Ave, South El Monte, CA 91733
  • Date: 2/24/18
  • Time: 8:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.

THE ADVENTURES OF EL CIPITIO – Healing Communities Conference @ The California Endowment


I will be participating in the Healing Communities Conference to be held at the California Endowment and will take place on Wednesday January 24 beginning at 9:00 a.m.  I will be presenting and signing my new illustrated book THE ADVENTURES OF EL CIPITIO: LAS AVENTURAS DEL CIPITIO.

Location/address: 1000 Alameda St, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Time: 9:00 a.m.

Please join us.

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El Cipitio is heading to Broadway!

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El Cipitio will participate in the Los Angeles Comic Bo0k and Science Fiction Convention to take place at The Reef located at 1933 S. Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90007 on January 7, 2018 beginning at 10:00 a.m.




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