Language Institute for Sustainability & Transformative Education
Mission and Vision
Vision LISTO is a national model for training teachers to further develop cultural competencies and understand and engage English Language Learning students.
Purpose The purpose of LISTO for Teachers is to expose teachers to traditional cultures of Mexico to discover the cultural richness of the Spanish-speaking peoples of this hemisphere while engaging in effective second language pedagogy.
Mission The Mission of LISTO is to bring teachers together in a language and cultural immersion program in Oaxaca, Mexico, to promote cultural understanding and build bridges with students upon their return to the United States.
Values The values of LISTO for Teachers are openness and understanding, a love of the natural world and of communities that live in balance with that world.
If you wish to honor the life and work of Cara Esquibel, tax-deductible donations can be made online here to support the continuation of the LISTO project, which she heart-fully founded and passionately stewarded.