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Bilingual/ESL Conferences


Region 4 Bilingual/ESL Virtual Conference 

December 15, 2020

Educators will expand their knowledge with evidence-based information designed for working with English Learners (ELs). Presentations will be framed around culturally relevant topics that impact the affective, linguistic, and cognitive domains of ELs. Session topics will address dual language, transitioning from L1 to L2, sheltered instruction, assessment, and technology.









besl-conf-20-keynote-medinaDr. José L. Medina is the founder and Chief Educational Advocate at Dr. José Medina: Educational Solutions.  Prior to establishing the boutique educational consulting firm, Dr. Medina was a Scientific Researcher and the Director of Dual Language and Bilingual Education at the Center for Applied Linguistics (CAL) in Washington, DC.


José provides dual language technical assistance, professional development, and job-embedded support to dual language programs across the United States and globally.  He is a former dual language school principal and has served as an administrator and educator at the elementary, middle, and high school levels.  Dr. Medina co-authored the third edition of the widely-used Guiding Principles for Dual Language Education.  He is also the author of several children's bilingual poetry books including Lo que se dice, se hace and Familia

2020 Region 4 Bilingual/ESL Virtual Conference
Tuesday, December 15, 2019
Session ID: 1422789
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Credit: 6 CPE
Fee: $150
Audience: Bilingual Teachers, Campus Administrators, Educators, K-12, Instructional Coaches, Instructional Leaders
This conference will be held virtually through Zoom.  Login details will be delivered before the event.
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