Symposium: State of the States

10:00 - 11:50am
Presented at: Immersion Conference 2014

This symposium brings together state-level leaders from the U.S. to report on the growth of dual language immersion education in their state and the policy and advocacy initiatives that have supported this growth. They will consider state-level policies, as well as those local and national levels that support or discourage a positive policy climate for immersion. Participants will be invited to discuss their experiences with policy and advocacy environments with the panel. 

Presenters:

CA: Rosa Molina
DE: Lynn Fulton Archer
LA: Terri Hammatt
MN: Ursula Lentz
NC: Ann Marie Gunter/Helga Fasciano
NM: Edward Tabet-Cubero
SC: Ruta Couet
WY: Ann Tollefson

Organizers: Donna Christian, Center for Applied Linguistics and Terri Hammatt