Archive for September, 2016

Educator Evening at the LBJ Library: Perspectives on the Presidential Election

Monday, September 12th, 2016


LBJ Library

On September 13, 2016,  the LBJ Library will host a free educator evening featuring guest speaker Dr. Victoria DeFrancesco Soto, who will discuss perspectives on the upcoming presidential election. Dr. Victoria DeFrancesco Soto is a professor and outreach director for the Center for Mexican American Studies at the University of Texas at Austin, a political analyst for Telemundo, and a contributor to MSNBC and You can find more information about Dr. Victoria DeFrancesco Soto by visiting her website, Educators will be welcomed to a reception with refreshments, election related educational materials and door prizes. The LBJ Library will also launch a new educator membership, as part of the Friends of the LBJ Library program. Two hours of CPE credit will be awarded for attendees. Free parking will be available in the LBJ Library visitor lot #38, located on Red River Street.

Date: September 13, 2016
Time: 5:30-7:30
Where: LBJ Library Atrium

5:30-6:30 Reception with wine, hors d¹oeuvres and door prizes
6:30-7:30 Perspectives on the Presidential Election Program, featuring Dr. Victoria DeFrancesco Soto

Door prizes given away will include:
All expense paid field trip to the LBJ Library, up to $500
Friends of the LBJ Library Educator Memberships
An LBJ Library swag bag, including an autographed copy of Indomitable Will, by Mark K. Updegrove

RSVP here:

Membership Program:
At the educator evening, we will be launching the Friends of the LBJ Library Educator Membership for $50, which includes:
Free admission to the LBJ Library¹s Permanent and special exhibits
Free admission to all thirteen Presidential Libraries
10% discount on purchase in The Store at LBJ
Complimentary rental of our multimedia exhibit guide
Complimentary issues of our biannual newsletter Among Friends and monthly member eNewsletters
Advance notice of major symposia and other public events
Personalized membership card
One pre-determined Friends invite per semester
Two teacher-specific events per semester
CPE credits when applicable
Priority for workshops and special student opportunities