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Georgia Association of Multilingual Educators (GAOME) Symposium March 11&12

  • 01/28/2016 6:12 PM
    Message # 3788193

    Please join the Georgia Association for Multilingual, Multicultural Education (GAOME) at its 1st Dual Language Symposium, Friday and Saturday, March 11-12, 2016.  Thesymposium will be held at Georgia State University and will include the following events:

    Friday, March 11, 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

    ·    Visits to Dual Language schools in the morning

    ·    Roundtable discussion “Bridging World Language and ESOL in Georgia” and breakout sessions given by dual language researchers and educators in theafternoon

    Saturday, March 12, 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

    ·    Keynote speech by Sal Gabaldón, dual language educator and author

    ·    Presentation of winning student essays and posters

    ·    Breakout sessions by dual language researchers and educators 

    Registration deadline is February 26.  Follow this link to register online

    If you are interested in presenting at the symposium, the deadline for proposal submission is February 20.  We are seeking proposals that address the following topics:

    ·    Culturally Sustaining Pedagogy

    ·    Advocacy and Policy

    ·    ELs services and legalities

    ·    Digital literacies

    ·    Engaged pedagogy

    ·    Community Building and/or engagement

    ·    Multilingual and Multicultural Education and Student Success Rate Follow this link to submit a proposal online



    If you are interested in having your students participate in the student essay or poster contest, please contact Cathy Amanti ( for contest guidelines.Submissions 


    due February 11.  The contest is open to all English language learners enrolled in any type of language assistance programs and to native English speakers enrolled in a dual language program.

    Last modified: 01/28/2016 6:16 PM | Christina Catinella

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