Professor Manuel Hernández
Address: : 2012 Ernest St. Kissimmee, Florida 34741
Manuel Hernandez was born in Sleepy Hollow, New York in 1963.
He completed undergraduate studies at the University of Puerto Rico,
Rio Piedras Campus and finished a Master�s in Education from Herbert
H. Lehman College (CUNY) in the Bronx in 1994. He has coordinated
symposiums, produced and coordinated television interviews on the
literature written by Puerto Rican and Latino/a writers from the
Diaspora. He has done numerous presentations, workshops and seminars
on how to integrate latino/a literature in the English classroom.
In 2014, he participated in a TedxTalk (Connections) at Southern
New Hampshire University. He is the author of three books, ,
Latino/a Literature in the English Classroom (Editorial
Plaza Mayor, 2003), The Birth of a Rican (Imprenta
Sifre. 2008) and Living the Kingdom with purpose
(Imprenta Sifre, 2013). He is a Language Arts teacher at Osceola
School District in Florida.