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WATESOL Fall 2019 Conference

  • 05 Oct 2019
  • 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Pryzbyla Center, Catholic University of America


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  • If you are interested in volunteering as conference assistants, please contact pd@watesol.org for more information.
  • If you are interested in volunteering as conference assistants, please contact pd@watesol.org for more information.
  • Email membership@watesol.org for instructions.

    Please note that registration and payment must be received by 9/25 if paying by check.
  • You will be asked to provide evidence for your student/volunteer teacher status. If you are not able to provide evidence, regular member rates will be applied.



Fostering Multi-Literacies Among English Language Learners

Keynote Speaker 

Dr. Joel Gomez, President and CEO, Center for Applied Linguistics (CAL)

 Date Saturday, October 5, 2019 
 Time 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
 Place The Pryzbyla Center
Catholic University of America
620 Michigan Ave, NE, Washington, D.C., 20064

Highlighted sessions:

  • A Pedagogy of Multiliteracies: Why and How?, by Dr. Polina Vinogradova, American University 
  • Academic Literacy for ELs: What Teachers Need to Know, Panel Discussion Led by Dr. Roberta Miceli, CAL 
  • Advocacy in Your Community: Key Takeaways from TESOL's 2019 Advocacy Policy and Summit, Presented by WATESOL's Advocacy Committee
  • Getting Started as an Entrepreneur in ESL, by Amber Gallup Rodriguez and Karen Taylor

Day's Schedule: 

8:00 – 8:45  Registration/breakfast

8:30 – 8:45  Welcome address from Gold Sponsor

8:45 – 9:00  President’s Welcome & Intro to Keynote

9:00 – 9:45  Keynote Speech (Joel Gomez)

10:00 – 10:45 Concurrent Session 1

11:00 – 11:45 Concurrent Session 2

12:00 – 1:15 Lunch

1:30 – 2:15  Concurrent Session 3

2:30 – 3:15  Concurrent Session 4

3:30 – 4:00  Poster Sessions/Exhibitors/Refreshments

4:15 – 5:00  Concurrent Session 5

5:00 - 5:30 Closing and Raffle

5:45 SIG Happy Hours, Murphy's Grill, 1st Floor, Pryzbyla Center

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