TWI Bulletin Archives

TWI Bulletin #21: Upcoming conferences and presentation proposal deadlines (5/25/2005)


Greetings, everyone! First, some fast approaching deadlines for conference presentation proposals:


NABE 2006 (January 18-21, 2006, Phoenix, AZ)

Proposals must be postmarked by May 27, 2005



NABE 2006 Dual Language Immersion Pre-Conference Institute (January 18, 2006, Phoenix, AZ)

E-proposals must be received by May 31, 2005

To receive a copy of the e-proposal form, contact Dr. Leo Gómez at


La Cosecha 2005 (November 9-12, 2006, Albuquerque, NM)

E-proposals must be received by May 31, 2005



Some upcoming conferences and events:


Dual U Training of Trainers

Illinois Resource Center - Chicago Area

June 22, 23 & 24, 2005


Participate in a comprehensive, three day training of trainers for staff developers in sessions led by the authors of Dual Language Instruction: A Handbook for Enriched Education by Nancy Cloud, Fred Genesee and Else Hamayan. The training will cover the eight module WEB-based curriculum,, designed to assist elementary and secondary teachers and administrators in developing, implementing and assessing dual language programs. For a registration brochure please go to Deadline for registration is June 1.



Hartford Public Schools’ Fifth Annual Dual Language Education in The New Millennium Summer Institute

Cromwell, CT

June 29-30, 2005


Look for a presentation by Liz Howard on “The Dual Language Toolkit: A Useful Tool for Teachers in Dual Language Settings”.


More information on the conference and registration at



13th Annual National Two-Way Bilingual Immersion Program Summer Conference

Monterey, CA

July 11-14, 2005


Look for three CAL-related presentations at 2-Way CABE: “Guiding Principles for Dual Language Education”, by Kathryn Lindholm-Leary and Julie Sugarman, “’Can Yu Rid Guat Ay Rot?’ A Study of Cross-Linguistic Spelling Errors”, by Cate Coburn, and “The Dual Language Toolkit: A Resource for TWBI Teachers”, by Julie Sugarman.


For more information on the conference and registration click on "Upcoming Events" at


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