ATDLE invites you to submit a proposal to be a presenter at the 25th Annual National Two-Way Bilingual Immersion Conference to be held in Palm Springs, CA on June 27-29, 2017. The conference is a unique professional development opportunity for Two-Way and Dual Language educators to gather, study the latest research and methodologies and network with other great programs from throughout the United States.
The 25th Annual National TWBI Conference has been designed to take place during the summer months to allow teachers, lead teachers, coaches, administrators the opportunity to study and revisit the program components that best support the development of a great TWBI/DL programs. We believe in the power of great instruction in two (or more) languages for the students of our country and are committed to creating a conference that is relevant, practical, and focused on the professional needs of our TWBI/DL educators!
New and veteran TWBI teachers, lead teachers, coaches, site and district administrators working in TWBI/DL program settings.
Must be experienced teachers or administrators working with TWBI / DL programs. Presenters must reference the Guiding Principles of Dual Language Education as part of your presentation/s.
Your session must be geared for adult learners with powerful visuals and handouts that allow participants to take notes and learn from your practice.
Please don’t wait! Submit your proposal today! Over 150 proposals were submitted for last year’s conference and only 60 were chosen.
The online submission link will close on February 15, 2017. Proposals received after the deadline will be held as “alternates” to be reviewed at a later date on a space available or conference need basis. Upon acceptance of the proposal for presentation, one presenter will receive a registration rate of 50% off. Additional presenters will be added to the program but must register and pay appropriate fees.
All correspondence will be addressed via email to the contact person listed as the First Presenter on the proposal form. It is the responsibility of the First Presenter to share information with any co-presenters. Notification of proposal status will be sent out by March 15, 2017 to enable the presenters to notify their district and register online (at the special reduced rate).
We strongly suggest that you also reserve your room at the Renaissance Hotel, Courtyard Hotel or the Hilton in Palm Springs, by March 15, 2017 as well so that you can take advantage of the great conference room rates. You can register online as well.