TWI Bulletin Archives

TWI Bulletin #10: Spring and Summer Two-Way Conferences; new CREDE publication (3/5/2002)

CAL Two-Way Immersion researchers will be presenting at several upcoming conferences! We hope to see you there!


Going to NABE next week? Don't miss the following sessions:

    Wednesday, March 20, 2002 (1:00 - 5:00 pm, Convention Center 106): TWI 101 and 102: Designing and Implementing Two-Way Immersion Programs at the Elementary and Secondary Levels (Presenters: Liz Howard [CAL], Miriam Stein [Arlington Public Schools], Ester de Jong [University of Florida])

    Thursday, March 21, 2002 (8:30 - 9:15 am, Convention Center 111B): Developing Narrative Writing Ability in Two Languages: Findings from the CAL/CREDE Two-Way Immersion Education Study (Presenter: Liz Howard)

    Thursday, March 21, 2002 (9:45 - 11:45 am, Convention Center 108B): CREDE Research Symposium: "Effective Educational Reforms for Diverse Student Populations". Two-Way Immersion presentation: Does Two-Way Immersion Program Model Make a Difference?: Comparing Preliminary Language and Literacy Findings from 90/10 and 50/50 Programs (10:45-11:15, Presenters: Liz Howard and Donna Christian)

6th Annual Dual Language Symposium:
Advocacy for Dual Language Programs
June 25-27, 2002
San Juan,  Puerto Rico

    Date TBA: CAL Presenter: Julie Sugarman

For further information call 1-888-ENTHUSE and/or 1-888-644-3833; e-mail

Second Annual Summer Institute:
Dual Language Education in the New Millennium
Friday, June 28 and Saturday, June 29, 2002
Hartford, Connecticut

    Friday, June 28: Biliteracy Development in Two-Way Immersion Programs (Presenter: Liz Howard)

For further information, contact the Bilingual/Bicultural Education Department at the Hartford Public Schools (860) 695-8444 or 8449; e-mail, or visit our website at


2-Way CABE 2002
July 14-17, 2002
Long Beach, California

    CAL Presenters: Liz Howard and Julie Sugarman

For more information, visit CABE's website at


Also, don't miss the Texas Region One Education Service Center's Two-Way Bilingual Symposium, May 7-8 2002! For more information e-mail Orlando Hernandez at


The Center for Research on Education, Diversity & Excellence (CREDE) has release Research Report 10: "Impact of Two-Way Bilingual Elementary Programs on Students' Attitudes Toward School and College", by Kathryn J. Lindholm-Leary and Graciela Borsato. For more information, and to order this report, visit