IU Southeast to host English Language Learners Conference

10th November 2011

NEW ALBANY, IN (Nov. 10, 2011) – Indiana University Southeast is hosting a conference this weekend to help teachers with best practices and strategies for teaching English as a new language.

The English Language Learners Conference will be held Nov. 11 and 12 at IU Southeast. Administrators, K-12 teachers, school counselors, pre-service teachers, and other individuals working with school-age, non-native English speakers are invited to attend.

Judie Haynes, a noted author and English Language Learners teacher for 28 years, will be the keynote speaker. Scholars and teachers will share best practices, cultural information, and ideas for working with families of English language learners in K-12 classrooms.

Conference presenters and attendees are also invited to a pre-conference reception on Nov. 11 where IU Southeast will host a 10th year anniversary celebration for its study abroad program in Ecuador.

 The conference is hosted by the Indiana University Southeast School of Education and the New Neighbors Project with support from the Horseshoe Foundation of Floyd County.

 For more information and a detailed schedule of events, please visit: ius.edu/education/ellc/ or e-mail enlconf@ius.edu.

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