Calendar of Events
Every 2 years, the BUENO Center for Multicultural Education holds an immersive bilingual institute for educators at the Hotel Colonial in beautiful Puebla, Mexico. The institute focuses on a comprehensive biliteracy model called Literacy Squared that has been designed to accelerate the development of biliteracy in Spanish-English speaking children.
The LA CLAVE de Oaxaca 2020 Institute is designed for both teacher and administrator participants to understand and incorporate language and culture focused curricular components into units that build on the linguistic, cultural and cognitive assets of multicultural learners, all within the context of social justice.
Gain a clearer understanding of the complex cultural issues which govern Mexico. Better understand the expectations Mexican immigrant families may have for their children’s education, based on their own experiences Improve your understanding not only of the language but also of the cultural heritage of your students. In this way, you can prepare yourself to better meet the needs of the Mexican students in your school community, improve communication between yourself and your students’ families, ease the process of acculturation and enhance student achievement.
The Colloquium, organized by the Loyola Marymount University School of Education, Los Angeles, California, with the support of the Department of Culture of the City of Soria, welcomes professionals, college students, and any individual interested in the impact of language, culture, and identity on our lives.
NMCEL is an association that represents school administrators in New Mexico. The governing board has representatives from 18 affiliates. Overall there are approximately 1500 individual members of NMCEL. It’s the organization that has a representative who attends meetings of legislative interim committees, and agency meetings affecting education. NMCEL represents administrators during the entire legislative session. NMCEL conducts seminars, conferences and provides professional development in concert with other educational entities.
The go-to-conference for content based academic language instruction strategies, authentic literacy materials & vendors, current research on translanguaging and metalinguistic learning. Providing over 45 years of content based academic language sessions to the bilingual/dual language education community!
The 28th Annual Two-Way Bilingual Immersion Conference will be held from Thursday, October 15th through Saturday, October 17th, 2020 at the Riverside Convention Center in Riverside, CA. This conference will offer powerful keynote speakers and innovative breakout sessions led by leaders in the Two-Way & Dual Language Education. Dozens of exhibitors and vendors throughout the conference space will showcase the latest instructional materials and programs for you to review.
The WIDA Annual Conference is the largest conference dedicated to educators of early childhood through Grade 12 multilingual learners. Educators from around the country submit session proposals, which are reviewed and selected by a panel of internal and external reviewers. Sessions examine research-based strategies and instructional practices on topics that align to the conference theme and are designed and delivered in an engaging format.
HACU’s Annual Conference provides a unique forum for the sharing of information and ideas for the best and most promising practices in the education of Hispanics.
La Cosecha Dual Language Conference
La Cosecha is the largest dual language conference in the country with 3,000 in attendance in 2018. We bring together educators, parents, researchers, and practitioners who support dual language enrichment programs from across the U.S. La Cosecha offers the unique opportunity to share best practices and resources, current theory and practice, build networks, and fuel our community’s efforts to build a better future for our children, as we “harvest” the best of our multilingual and multicultural communities.