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Valley Speech Language & Learning Center serves communities, teachers, and students as a resource for successful academic language and literacy achievement.


Valley Speech Language and Learning Center was established in 1993 by Dr. Elsa Cárdenas-Hagan.

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Esperanza Virtual Training

Dates: December 8-9, 2020

Esperanza Program


Region 20 - San Antonio, TX

Dates: December 16-17, 2020

Esperanza Program 

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We provide speech, language, and academic evaluations and therapy.   Please call our offices to schedule an appointment. 


FOR SCHOOL DISTRICTS:  We provide Spanish literacy and English transition programs for schools.  Please contact us for professional development opportunities and for more information about our programs. 


Dr. Elsa Cárdenas-Hagan can share her knowledge with your district on how these     biliteracy programs can be implemented successfully in your area. If you are interested in a consultation for curriculum design and want guidance on how to structure your bilingual programs please contact us. 


FOR TEACHERS: If you are interested in implementing one of our programs please feel free to browse our online store and contact us if you have any questions.  If you would like to attend a professional development training, please take a look at our Presentation calendar and contact us to inquire about availability. 



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There has been virtual trainings have been.  Therefore, we are pleased to offer an additional Esperanza Online Training on December 8th-9th, 2020.  The session will address the key components of effective literacy instruction for Spanish-speaking students.  Teachers will understand how to implement explicit and systematic instruction for their students.

Click link below to fill out the registration form and send via email to valleyspeechllc@att.net.  

The Institute for Education Sciences provides educators with Practice Guides for evidence based instruction for literacy, math, and for English learners and students with learning difficulties.

To read about the practice guides on the IEC website click here.




Valley Speech hopes that you are keeping safe and healthy during this unprecedented time.  In order to support you  we have one week of Esperanza extension lessons to share with you and your students.

We will post lessons each week, just in case you need some extra resources while you determine how you will service your students.

Wishing you good health,

Dr. Elsa Cárdenas Hagan




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Valley Speech Language and Learning Center

535 Stovall Road, Brownsville, TX 78520

Tel: (956) 504-2200   Fax: (956) 504-2231

Email : valleyspeechllc@att.net


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