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Bilingual/ESL Conferences



Bilingual/ESL Virtual Conference

December 8, 2022


Educators will expand their knowledge with evidence-based information designed for working with Emergent bilingual students and 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.


Guests will be able to create their own conference experience by choosing the sessions they attend throughout the day. Keynote speakers and session details will be announced soon.





Keynote Speaker


cristina-sanchez-lopezCristina Sánchez-López collaborates with educators in the US and Canada on many issues related to the education of Multilingual Learners (MLs) including developing culturally and linguistically sustaining Multi-tiered Systems of Support (MTSS); bilingual special education; middle school mathematics; curriculum development; literacy across the content areas; parent engagement, and supporting Early Childhood educators who serve young Dual Language learners (DLLs).


Cristina has taught at the elementary, middle school and university levels in the US and Mexico. She currently teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in multilingual education. Cristina is co-author on a number of publications including: Oxford University Press series Concepts for the Language Classroom Series: Focus on Special Educational Needs (2018); Special Education Considerations for Multilingual Learners: Delivering a continuum of services, 3rd edition (Brookes Publishing, 2023); Welcoming Bilingual Learners with Disabilities into Dual Language Programs (CAL, 2022); and an upcoming chapter entitled Collaborating at the Bilingual Special Education Interface in ¡Qué BUENO!  A History of the BUENO Center and its Legacy.   



Region 4 Bilingual/ESL Conference

  • Session ID: 1653162
  • Date: Thursday, December 8, 2022
  • Time: 8:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m.
  • Location: Virtual Zoom Session
  • Credit: 6 CPE
  • Regitration Fee: $150
  • Audience: Bilingual Teachers, Campus Administrators, Educators, K-12, Instructional Coaches, Instructional Leaders





Are you interested in being a presenter or vendor at our next conference?  Follow the below for full details and a form to submit your presentation for review.


Sessions will be 55 minutes in length. Proposals with a title and detailed description of the presentation content must be submitted by Friday, October 21, 2022. We will begin to send out notification of accepted proposals starting October 28, 2022.

All final presentations will be due by November 18, 2022.






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