Date: Saturday, April 29, 9:00 AM-3:00 PM
Colorado Mountain College- Rifle Campus
3695 Airport Road, Rifle, CO 81650
Registration/Check-in Begins (Coffee and tea will be available)
Welcome - CoTESOL President
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Stephanie Dewing,
Assistant Professor of Clinical Education and Chair of the Bilingual Authorization Program at the University of Southern California
Leveraging Newcomers' Multilingual Repertoires to Promote Language and Literacy Development
First Concurrent Sessions of Invited Speakers
Dr. Ally Garcia, Director of CDE Adult Education Initiatives Office: Acknowledging Our Privileges and Confronting Our Biases to Support Learner Achievement
Dr. Donna Goodwin, Director of the School of Art and Design at the University of Northern Colorado: Engaging English Learners through CRISPA and the Arts
Dr. Leticia Guzman Ingram, ELD/Sped Teacher at Basalt High School: “I Belong,” Telling My Story: The “Hogar” Project
Brad Russell, Assistant Director in Teaching & Learning Services at Mapleton Public Schools: Vocabulary Box for Academic Language Development (Best of CoTESOL 2022)
11:45 AM- 12:45 PM
Attendees are welcome to BYO lunch and join a networking table in the student lounge. There are many fast food take-out options less than a 10-minute drive from campus near I-70.
Second Concurrent Sessions of Invited Speakers
(These presentations are repeated from the morning so that attendees can participate in 2 different sessions.)
Janet Kay, National Geographic Learning: Reflect: Scaffolded Instruction and Writing Models for Developing Writers
Leti Ortiz, Cengage: Ensuring Success for Multilingual Learners in the 6-12 Classroom: Let's Give Them Something to Talk About!
Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education Hours
Participants will be able to earn up to 4.5 hours of CLDE PD credit aligned to the CLDE standards. (Actual PD hours determined by the sessions attended.) These PD hours support the attainment of the 45 hours of CLDE professional development required for Colorado Department of Education K-12 teacher license renewal.
Participants will receive a certificate upon completing the Spring Conference and a copy of the CDE CLDE Teacher Matrix prefilled with the training alignment.
Register to attend this event:
Registration deadline: Sunday, April 23 5:00 PM