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2014 State English Learners Alliance Conference

Click here to view the Governor's ESOL Awareness Proclamation.

 

Kenji Hakuta  Kathy Escamilla

Featuring:

Kenji Hakuta, Professor, Stanford Graduate School of Education
Dr. Kenji Hakuta is the Lee L. Jacks Professor of Education at Stanford University and the Co-Chair of the Understanding Language initiative. He is an experimental psycholinguist who has worked on research, practice, and policy supporting English Language Learners for over 30 years. He recently served on the Validation Committee for the Common Core State Standards Initiative.  Click here to visit Dr. Hakuta’s website.

Kathy Escamilla, Professor of Education, University of Colorado
Kathy Escamilla is Professor of Education in the division of social, bilingual and multicultural foundations at the University of Colorado at Boulder. Dr. Escamilla's research centers on educational issues related to Spanish-speaking language minority students in U.S. schools. She is specifically interested in issues related to the development of bilingualism and biliteracy in early elementary grades for this Spanish speaking population. Dr. Escamilla has served two terms as the president of the National Association for Bilingual Education. She is a co-editor of the Bilingual Research Journal, and has served as the chair of the Bilingual SIG for the American Education Research Association.

Click here to download the conference program.

Thursday, March 13, 2014
7:00 to 7:45...................... Registration / Continental Breakfast
7:45 to 9:15...................... General Session I
9:15 to 9:30...................... Break
9:30 to 10:40................... Interest Sessions: Round I
10:40 to 10:50................. Break
10:50 to 12:00................. Interest Sessions: Round II
12:00 to 1:00................... Lunch
1:00 to 2:10...................... Interest Sessions: Round III
2:10 to 2:25...................... Break
2:25 to 3:40...................... Interest Sessions: Round IV
3:40 to 4:30...................... Reception/Team Planning                                         

Friday, March 14, 2014
7:00 to 8:00...................... Registration / Continental Breakfast
8:00 to 9:30...................... General Session II
9:30 to 9:45...................... Break
9:45 to 10:55..................... Interest Sessions: Round V
10:55 to 11:05................... Break
11:05 to 12:15................... Interest Sessions: Round VI
12:15 to 1:15..................... Lunch
1:15 to 2:20....................... Interest Sessions: Round VII
2:20.................................. Adjourn Conference
2:20 to 4:00...................... Team Work Time

 

Lodging
The Hilton is full for this event.  However, the Valley River Inn is pleased to offer overflow guestrooms for the Oregon English Learners Alliance Conference at the Eugene Hilton.  They are offering the current per diem rate of $94.00 for single/double occupancy.

Reservations may be made via phone at 1-800-543-8266 or online at the dedicated COSA online reservation link.

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Mar 13, 2014 to Mar 14, 2014