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Dual Language and English Learner Conference 2018

The 17th annual Dual Language and English Learner Conference will inspire and equip preschool, elementary and secondary educators with the tools to transform language instruction. Join us Jan. 11-13 at SDSU’s Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union to discover innovative ways to help your students succeed and engage with fellow teachers of language learners.

  • Plan strategically for dual language preschool, elementary and secondary programs, facilitated by Dr. Medina, based on the new Guiding Principles for Dual Language Education
  • Explore strands for pre-K, elementary, secondary, Mandarin, and LTEL
  • Acquire practical strategies for instruction and exceptional materials for teaching
*District or school team attendance is recommended

Register your team now! 

Dates and Cost

  • Jan. 11 School Site Visits/Institutes: $100
  • Site visits 9-11 a.m.
  • Institutes 1-3 p.m.
    • Select from a range of innovative dual language schools to visit. 
    • Attend a professional learning institute focused on instruction, research, or administration.

  • Jan. 12 Conference Day 1: $100
  • 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    • Attend any of 20+ sessions and workshops. 
    • Attend the keynote and follow-up sessions on program design by Dr. Medina.

  • Jan. 13 Conference Day 2: $50
  • 8 a.m. to noon
    • Instructional focus and 
    • Keynote by CABE Teacher of the Year

(for access to entire conference dates Jan 11-13):
  • $200 for teachers or administrators
  • $100 for student teacher-candidates

The conference is a partnership of San Diego County Office of Education and San Diego State University's College of Education.
Participants may be photographed for use in promotional and news materials.