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Regional Events and Forums

Jazzin' It up: A Medley of Notes for Creating a CultureThat Supports English Language Learners

Agenda

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Day 1 / November 5, 2008 / 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Time Event Location

8:00 - 8:30

Breakfast and Networking Opportunity

Storyville Foyer

8:30 - 8:45

Welcome and Introductions
Robin Jarvis, PhD
Program Manager
Southeast Comprehensive Center at SEDL

Storyville

  Setting the Stage  

8:45 - 9:45

The Landscape in our Region
Laureen Laglagaron, JD
Policy Analyst
Migration Policy Institute

Storyville

9:45 - 10:00

Break

 

10:00 - 11:30

Emerging English Language Learner Communities: Key Considerations for State Education Agencies
Kristina Anstrom, EdD
Assistant Director
The George Washington University Center for Equity and Excellence in Education
Patricia DiCerbo, EdD
Research Scientist and ELL Specialist
The George Washington University Center for Equity and Excellence in Education

Storyville

11:30 - 12:30

Lunch

Storyville Foyer

  Getting in Concert

 

12:30 - 2:30

Academic Language Across Grade Levels and Content Areas
Robin Scarcella, PhD
Director of the ESL Program
University of California Linguistic Minority Research Institute

Storyville

2:30 - 2:45

Break

 

2:45 - 4:45

Teaching Academic Language to ELLs
Mabel Rivera, PhD
Deputy Director
Center on Instruction/Texas Institute for Measurement, Evaluation, and Statistics

Storyville

4:45 - 5:00

Wrap-up

 


Day 2 / November 6, 2008 / 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Time Event Location

8:00 - 8:30

Breakfast and Networking Opportunity

Storyville Foyer

  Choosing the Instruments: Research and Tools

 

8:30 - 10:00

A Framework for Developing High-Quality English Language Proficiency Standards and Assessments
Edynn Sato, PhD
Director
WestEd Assessment and Accountability Comprehensive Center

Storyville

10:00 - 10:15

Break

 

10:15 - 12:00

A Framework for Developing High-Quality English Language Proficiency Standards and Assessments
Edynn Sato, PhD
Director
WestEd Assessment and Accountability Comprehensive Center

Storyville

12:00 - 1:00

Lunch

 
  Rolling Out the Music

 

1:00 - 3:00

Concurrent Sessions:
Teaching Literacy to K–12 ELLs
Ramona Chauvin, PhD, Program Associate
Gail Del Greco, MEd, Program Associate
Southeast Comprehensive Center at SEDL

Storyville I

Assessment and Instruction for Mathematics Proficiency: Implications for State Systems
Maria Torres, MA, Program Associate
Camille Chapman, MA, Program Associate
Southeast Comprehensive Center at SEDL

Sidney Bechet

3:00 - 3:15

Break

 

3:15 - 4:45

State Conversations: Sharing Experiences in Collaborating and Coordinating Title I and Title III Programs

Alabama
Gayle De Jong, EdD, Title III ELL
Calvin Vance MA, Title I
Georgia
Carol Johnson, EdS, Title III
Margo DeLaune, EdM, Title I Director
Texas
Christina Villarreal, BS, Title III Director
Anita Villarreal, MEd, Title I Director

Storyville

4:45 - 5:00

Wrap-up

 


Day 3 / November 7, 2008 / 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Time Event Location

8:00 - 8:30

Breakfast and Networking Opportunity

Storyville Foyer

  Creating Our Symphony

 

8:30 - 10:00

Learning About the Framework: A Carousel Activity
Maria Torres, MA, Program Associate
Maggie Rivas, MA, Program Associate
Southeast Comprehensive Center at SEDL

Storyville

10:00 - 10:15

Break

 
  Rolling Out the Music

 

10:15 - 12:00

Creating a State Vision for ELLs

 

Alabama
Mary Lou Meadows, EdD, SECC State Liaison

Storyville

Georgia
Glenda Copeland, MA, SECC State Liaison

Sidney Bechet

Louisiana
Darlene Morgan Brown, PhD, SECC State Liaison

Jelly Roll

Mississippi
Debra Meibaum, MA, SECC State Liaison

Mahalia Jackson

South Carolina
Sandra Lindsay, EdD, SECC State Liaison

Storyville II

Texas
Haidee Williams, MA, SECC Project Director

Storyville II

12:00 - 1:00

Working Lunch

 
  Keep the Music Playing

 

1:00 - 1:45

Creating a State Vision for ELLs

 

Alabama
Mary Lou Meadows, EdD

Storyville I

Georgia
Glenda Copeland, MA

Sidney Bechet

Louisiana
Darlene Morgan Brown, PhD

Jelly Roll

Mississippi
Debra Meibaum, MA

Mahalia Jackson

South Carolina
Sandra Lindsay, EdD

Storyville II

Texas
Haidee Williams, MA

Storyville II

  Final Notes of the Medley

 

1:45 - 2:00

Wrap-up and Evaluation
Darlene Morgan Brown, PhD, Program Associate
Jack Lumbley, Program Associate
Southeast Comprehensive Center at SEDL

Storyville



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