Texas Association for Bilingual Education

THE POWER OF B3

BILINGUAL, BILITERATE, BICULTURAL

October 16-19, 2019




OPENING SESSION

VICTOR VILLASENOR

A gifted and accomplished speaker, Victor Villaseñor, in his candid and heartfelt manner, brings a fresh perspective to a number of universal themes, including pride in cultural heritage, the strength of family, dedication to education and personal achievement, the power of the written word, world harmony and peace.

GENERAL SESSION

MARIANA

SOUTO-MANNING

Professor of Early Childhood Education 

Founding Co-Director, Center for Innovation in Teacher Education and Development (CITED); Director, Early Childhood Education & Early Childhood Special Education Programs; Director, Doctoral Program in Curriculum & Teaching.


Biliteracy Institute

Kathy Escamilla

Kathy Escamilla is a professor of education in the division of social, bilingual and multicultural foundations. Dr. Escamilla's research centers on educational issues related to Spanish speaking language minority students in U.S. schools. She is specifically interested in issues related to the development of bilingualism and biliteracy in early elementary grades for this Spanish speaking population. Her recent research has also examined assessment practices and the impact of high stakes testing on these children. Dr. Escamilla is a member of numerous professional organizations in education and has served two terms as the president of the National Association for Bilingual Education. She has recently been appointed as a co-editor of the Bilingual Research Journal, and has served as the chair person of the Bilingual SIG for the American Education Research Association (AERA).

Saturday Featured Speakers

GILBERTO SOTO

DAVID BOWLES

JOHN SEIDLITZ


AT-A-GLANCE

SCHEDULE



Wednesday - October 16


7:00 am - 5:00 pm          Registration    

9:00 am - 3:00 pm          Pre-Conference Institutes 

                                             Biliteracy/Dual Language Institute

                                              Bilingual Director & Administrator Institute

                                              1/2 day School Visit & 1/2 day Cultural Excursion

                                              BESO Institute

                                              Parent Institute

                                              Higher Education Institute (1/2 day in the pm)

3:30 pm - 6:00 pm           Exhibit hall Grand Opening and Exhibits

9:00 am - 3:00 pm          School Visit  & Cultural Excursion

9:00 am - 3:00 pm          Exhibitor Move-In

11:30 am - 12:30 pm         Pre-Conference Institute Lunch    


Thursday - October 17


7:00 am - 5:00 pm          Registration

7:30 am - 8:00 am           Exhibits & Breakfast with the Exhibitors

8:15 am - 9:15 am             Concurrent Session 1

9:30 am - 10:30 am         Concurrent Session 2

10:45 am - 12:15 pm        Opening Session & Honoree Award

12:15 pm - 1:30 pm           Lunch (on your own)

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm           Concurrent Session 3

2:45 pm - 3:15 pm            Merienda with Exhibitors

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm          Concurrent Session 4

6:00 pm - 10:00 pm       President’s Reception & Dance (Omni Hotel)




Friday - October 18


7:00 am - 5:00 pm          Registration

8:15 am - 9:15 am             Concurrent Session 5

9:30 am - 10:30 am         Concurrent Session 6

10:45 am - 12:15 pm        General Session & Honoree Award

12:15 pm - 1:30 pm          Awards Banquet

1:45 pm - 2:30 pm          Concurrent Session 7

2:30 pm -3:00 pm          Merienda with Exhibitors

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm           Concurrent Session 8    

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm         Theatrical/Movie Event at Selena Auditorium 

                                           (open to all attendees)


Saturday - October 19

All events for Saturday will be held at the Omni Hotel


8:00 am - 8:30 am           Registration & Breakfast

8:30 am - 10:00 am          Your Choice of Elementary Session or Secondary Session

                                              Featured Speakers

                                              Dr. Gilberto Soto or Dr. Dr. David Bowles

10:100 am - 10:15 am        Exhibits

10:15 am - 12:15 pm           Featured Speaker John Seidlitz with Seidlitz Education

12:15 pm - 1:00 pm            Exhibits

ATTENDEE REGISTRATION RATES


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PLEASE READ THE REGISTRATION POLICY AND PROCEDURES HERE! 

Wednesday Institute of Your Choice - $155


  • Biliteracy Institute - Developing Literacy in Spanish  - While there are many similarities between developing literacy in Spanish and in English, there are also some key differences. This preconference institute focuses on the differences in the structures of Spanish and English and how these differences impact literacy instruction. The TEKS that are impacted by these differences are addressed. There is a focus on classroom implications. The goal is for bilingual teachers to understand the structure of Spanish and how it impacts literacy instruction as well as to develop a repertoire of teaching strategies. Box lunch will be provided.


  • Bilingual Director & Administrator’s Institute -  Come join your colleagues from around the state to learn about the latest accountability and legislative changes that will impact English Language Learners this upcoming school year! You cannot miss this opportunity to find out the latest news from our leaders at the Texas Education Agency and Education Service Centers! Sit down lunch will be provided


  • 1/2 Day School Visit & 1/2 Day Cultural Excursion - Located on the university campus, the ECDC is the only CCISD school that presents its entire curriculum via dual language instruction. Half of instructional time is in English and half is in Spanish. The other half of the day, participants will enjoy a culture rich excursion at the Tejano Civil Rights museum. Discover the history of Hispanics as they struggled to gain Civil Rights. Box lunch will be provided


1 Day Registration - Please refer to the table above for price.


  • Thursday, October 17, 2019 - With over 150 combined sessions to choose from on Thursday and one dynamic keynote speaker, this one-day registration packet is sure to meet your continuing education requirements. We have sessions in the following topics: Early Childhood, Biliteracy, Dual Language, Culturally Relevant Teaching, English and Spanish Language Development, Spanish Grammar Instructional Strategies. This registration packet provides 6 CPE (Continuing Professional Education Hours)


  • Friday, October 18, 2019 - With over 150 combined sessions to choose from on Friday and one dynamic keynote speaker, this one-day registration packet is sure to meet your continuing education requirements. We have sessions in the following topics, We have sessions in the following topics: Early Childhood, Biliteracy, Dual Language, Culturally Relevant Teaching, English and Spanish Language Development, Spanish Grammar Instructional Strategies, Culture and Documentary. This registration packet provides 6 CPE (Continuing Professional Education Hours)


  • Saturday, October 19, 2019 - Elementary Strand (two distinct sessions designed for elementary Bilingual/Dual Language/ESL teachers) and Secondary Strand (two unique sessions designed for middle school and high school Dual Language/ESL teachers). Teachers can select which strand they want to attend.



3 Day Registration - Please refer to the table above for price.   MOST COST-EFFECTIVE! 

With over 150 combined sessions to choose from on Thursday and Friday and one dynamic keynote speaker each day,  this day-day registration packet is guaranteed to to be the most cost-effective! It will provide you over 12 CPE hours. We have sessions in the following topics: We have sessions in the following topics, Early Childhood, Biliteracy, Dual Language, Culturally Relevant Teaching, English and Spanish Language Development, Spanish Grammar Instructional Strategies, Culture and Documentary.


Online Registration will Open

April 1, 2019!

HOTEL ACCOMODATIONS


OMNI HOTEL CORPUS CHRISTI

900 North Shoreline Boulevard

Corpus Christi, Texas 78401

Parking rates at hotel:

$7 Valet 

Complimentary self-parking

Deadline to reserve at the discounted rate is

September 14, 2019!

AMERICAN BANK CONVENTION CENTER


All sessions and exhibits will be held at the American Bank Convention Center.  Parking at the American Bank Convention Center will cost $5.


1901 North Shoreline, Boulevard

Corpus Christi, Texas 78401

EXHIBITS


SPONSORSHIP & EXHIBITOR OPPORTUNITIES:

Platinum - $7500

Company logo on promotional signs at event

Company logo included in the TABE 2019 Social Wall

Company logo (with link) on TABE's website header page

Pre-conference attendee contact list

Post-conference attendee  contact list

Three conference sessions included

Four awards luncheon tickets included


Gold - $5500

Company logo on promotional signs at event

Company logo included in the TABE 2019 Social Wall

Company logo (with link) on TABE's website header page

Pre-conference attendee contact list

Post-conference attendee  contact list

Two conference sessions included

Three awards luncheon tickets included


Silver - $3500

Company logo on promotional signs at event

Company logo included in the TABE 2019 Social Wall

Company logo (with link) on TABE's website header page

Post-conference attendee  contact list

One conference sessions included

Two awards luncheon tickets included


Commercial - $700


School District/University - $350


Artisan - $300


Association - $150


A-LA-CARTE SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES:

(A platinum, Gold, Silver, Commercial, School District/University, artisan, or association must be purchased in Addition to the a-la-carte options.)


Cafe Lounge & Charging Station - $4000 Exclusive Sponsorship

Lounge area will be immediately outside the exhibitors hall in the lobby area and will include tall boys and charging stations. Company logo prominently displayed on charging station lounge, opportunity to provide company swag in lounge area, three Awards luncheon tickets, two conference sessions (one Thursday and one Friday), Sponsor supplies logo in appropriate electronic format, TABE handles production (WE COULD ARRANGE LOCATION)


Conference Registration Bags - $4000 Exclusive Sponsorship

Company logo on registration bag, three Awards luncheon tickets, two conference sessions (one Thursday and one Friday)


Badge Holders and Lanyards - $4000 Exclusive Sponsorship

In front of and on every attendee at the event. Three Awards luncheon tickets, two conference sessions (one Thursday and one Friday), Sponsor supplies logo in appropriate electronic format, TABE handles production


Exhibitor’s Ribbon Cutting - $1000 per Exclusive Sponsor

Company logo on event signage giveaways, Sponsor welcomes attendees and exclusively cuts the entrance ribbon at event.Sponsor supplies logo in appropriate electronic format, TABE handles production


President’s Dance Snack Attack on Thursday - $1000 per Sponsor (Seven sponsorships available)

Company logo on snacks, Company recognition at event, Company logo displayed in area, one Awards luncheon ticket, Sponsor supplies logo in appropriate electronic format, TABE handles production


Bilingual Directors and Administrator’s Institute on Wednesday - $2500 Exclusive Sponsorship

Exclusivity to address state-wide district Bilingual Directors and Administrators. Company logo on event signage, two Awards luncheon ticket, Sponsor supplies logo in appropriate electronic format, TABE handles production


BESO Institute on Wednesday - $500 per sponsor (Four sponsorships available)

Exclusivity to address attendees that will be seeking teaching employment opportunities, Company logo on event signage, Sponsor supplies logo in appropriate electronic format, TABE handles production


Mobile App Header and Mobile Loading Screen Sponsor - $2000 Exclusive Sponsorship

Company logo on app banner to feature sponsor, your logo is embedded in the TABE app loading screen prior to and for the duration of the conference, two Awards luncheon tickets, Sponsor supplies logo in appropriate electronic format, TABE handles production


Mobile App Side Bar Sponsor - $1000 Exclusive Sponsorship

Company logo is embedded in the TABE mobile app, on the side bar, prior to and for the duration of the conference. One awards luncheon ticket, Sponsor supplies logo in appropriate electronic format, TABE handles production


Saturday Institute Exhibitor at Omni Hotel - $ 400 per sponsor (Four sponsorships available) 1 skirted table, 2 chairs, 1 7x44 inch ID SignI wastebasket, 7:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.



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