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2023 Keynote Speaker



Emily Francis

Astrid Emily Francis is a nationally-recognized English as a Second Language teacher in Concord, North Carolina. She is a native Spanish speaker who is originally from Guatemala and came to the U.S. as an unaccompanied minor. Her experience as an English Language Learner inspired her to become an ESL teacher and affords her a deep understanding of the challenges her students must overcome to succeed.


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