41ST Annual Conference

Call for Nominations

Student Art & Essay Contests

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NYSABE 41st Annual Conference:

Uncovering the Talents of Multilingual Learners from Early Childhood through High School and Beyond

March 15-17, 2018
Hilton Long Island/Huntington
(598 Broad Hollow Road Melville, New York)

We invite you to join NYSABE for three exciting days of collaboration and professional development. The conference sessions will focus on providing meaningful resources and inspiring direction for educators, researchers, parents, students and other stakeholders. A broad range of innovative topics, ideas and strategies for learners, families and educators will be presented.

Registration will be opening soon!

PLEASE NOTE: “2018 Conference at 2017 Prices!”


Over the years, the New York State Association for Bilingual Education (NYSABE) has honored individuals for their outstanding dedication, contributions, and commitment to bilingual education. Please accept this Call for Nominations as an invitation to acknowledge your colleagues’ excellent work at our upcoming 2018 annual conference.

By completing your nominations, you are participating in NYSABE’s initiative to increase bilingual education awareness in New York State. The awards to be presented this year include:

Please review the eligibility criteria and nomination packet requirements for each award by clicking on the link above.

Submission Deadline: Monday, December 18, 2017

Please Click Here To Submit Your Nomination(s) And Documentation


NYSABE is proud to announce the 2018 student art and essay contests. Entries will be accepted through January 19, 2018 for the:


NYSABE Student Statewide Essay Contest
(Entries accepted through January 19, 2018)

Download Essay Application and Guidelines


Nivia Zavala Special Art Contest for ELLs/Bilingual Learners with Disabilities

Download Art Application and Guidelines

Please share this information with your colleagues and submit your students’ work for consideration!

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