NYSABE is an approved sponsor of the Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) credits. Participants will receive 8 CTLE credits per day or 24 credits for the full conference. CTLE Identification #: 3291.

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Conference Schedule

Thursday March 15

Friday March 16

Saturday March 17

Thursday March 15, 2018

TIME EVENT LOCATION
7:30am – 4:00pm NYSABE Conference Registration Hotel Main Lobby
8:00am – 8:45am

Continental Breakfast /Networking

Exhibitor/Curriculum Partner Visit

Salon C
Exhibition Hall
8:45am – 10:15am

NYSABE Opening Major Session I

Convener & Welcoming Remarks: Iraida Bodre, NYSABE President

Greetings: Angélica Infante-Green, Deputy Commissioner, Office of P-12 Instructional Support, NYSED

Greetings: Regent Roger Tilles,  Member of New York State Board of Regents (Tenth Judicial District)

Professional Award: Bilingual Teacher of the Year Award

Student Performers: Newtown HS – Dominican Dance

 Keynote Presentation: Laying the Foundation: Advocacy, Action, and Bilingual Beginnings — Presented by Drs. Tamara Alsace & Zoila Morell

 

Salon C
10:15am – 10:30am Visit Curriculum Partners/ Exhibitors Exhibitor/Vendor Hall
10:30am – 11:10am

Concurrent Session I

● The Academic and Emotional Resiliency of High School Students with Interrupted Formal Education: a Mixed-Methods Approach to Examining SIFE with Developing Literacy
● Encaminando a Nuestros Hijos a la Universidad
● Student Based Learning Centers for Primary Grades
● Uncovering the Talents of Multilingual Learners through Personalized Learning
● Social and Emotional Learning as a Springboard for Literacy Development
● Towards Transformation of the Preschool-to-Deportation Pipeline
● Newcomers: How Can Teachers and School Staff Support an English Language Learner that has Recently Arrived in the District
● Linguistically Diverse Learners and the ELA Next Generation Learning Standards: Implications for Instruction

 

For further details please refer to the conference program
11:20am – 12:00pm

Concurrent Session II

● What Parents of ELLs/MLLs Should Know to Ensure Their Child Graduates from High School (presented in multiple languages)
● Helping Families with Child Health Plus, Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care
● Understanding Text Complexity in Spanish
● Meeting the Culture and Linguistic Needs of Students: The Challenge for Effective Teaching in 2018

 

For further details please refer to the conference program
12:10pm – 2:15pm

Family Advocacy Luncheon

Convener & Welcoming Remarks: David Báez, NYSABE Past President

Greetings: Lissette Colon-Collins, Assistant Commissioner, Office of Bilingual Education & World Languages, NYSED

Professional Award: Bilingual Instructional Assistant of the Year

Student Performers: John Bowne HS – Chinese Folk Dance

Keynote Presentation: Empowering Families and School Communities for a Future of Education in Two Languages — Presented by Fabrice Jaumont & Parents

 

Salons C and D
2:30pm – 3:10pm

Concurrent Session III

● Woodcock Muñoz Language Survey III
● Emergent Bilingual Adolescent Consultants: Improving English Skills while Learning about the UN online
● Linguistically Diverse Learners and the ELA Next Generation Learning Standards: Implications for Instruction
● Using Blended Technology in Lessons for Preschool and Kindergarten
● Creating Access to ELLs in Project Based Learning
● Estrategias para obtener un año escolar exitoso y cómo identificar el propio desarrollo de su niño
● Building Blocks…Building Relationships…Building Academic Language in Early Childhood

 

For further details please refer to the conference program
3:20pm – 4:00pm

Concurrent Session IV

● Engaging Multilingual Music and Movement Experiences that Promote Early Childhood STEM Learning
● Woodcock Muñoz Language Survey III
● Estrellita: Building a Reading Foundation in Spanish for ELL & SLL Students
● Two Vietnamese Emergent Bilingual Undergraduates and their Tutor Tackle Academic English Writing
● Uncovering Students’ Bilingual Voice in the Writing Process

 

For further details please refer to the conference program
4:30pm – 5:00pm

Exhibitor/Curriculum Partner Visits

Exhibition Hall
6:00pm – 7:00pm

President’s Address

Convener & Welcoming Remarks: Nancy Villarreal de Adler, NYSABE Executive Director & Past President

Presenter: Iraida Bodré, NYSABE President

 

Salons A & B
7:00pm – 11:00pm

President’s Reception

Entertainment Provided by J&A Music

 

Salons A & B

 

Friday, March 16, 2018

TIME EVENT LOCATION
7:30am – 4:00pm NYSABE Conference Registration
8:00am – 8:45am Continental Breakfast /Networking
Exhibitor/Curriculum Partner Visit

Salons C and D

Exhibitor/Vendor Hall

8:45am – 10:15am

NYSABE Major Session II

Convener & Welcoming Remarks: Eudes S. Budhai, NYSABE Past President/Superintendent of Schools, Westbury UFSD

Greetings: Assemblywoman Michaelle C. Solages

Student Performance: PS 184 Elementary – Haitian Dance

Professional Award: Bilingual Administrator of the Year Award

Keynote Presentation: Bilingualism, Biliteracy, Biculturalism… and Critical Consciousness to Support Equity in Dual Language Bilingual Education — Presented by Dr. Deborah Palmer

 

Salons C and D
10:15am – 10:30am Exhibitor/Curriculum Partner Visit Exhibitor/Vendor Hall
10:30am – 12:00pm

HIGHLIGHTED SESSION: Educational Policy Panel: Engaging with Policymakers

Moderator: Dr. Claire E. Sylvan

Panelists: Regent Luis O. Reyes, Assemblywoman Michaelle C. Solages, Suffolk County Legislator Mónica Martínez, and invited educational leaders, legislators and advocates

 

Salons A and B
10:30am – 11:10am

Concurrent Session V

● Recognize, Respect, and Respond to Cultures in our Multicultural Schools
● Collaborative Magic
● How Innovative Educators Leverage the Mobile Technology that Parents Already Own to Scale Bilingual Literacy
● Exploring Chinese ELLs’ Writing Experiences and Perspectives
● Understanding Text Complexity in Spanish
● The Intersection of Culturally Responsive Teaching and Universal Design for Learning
● Paving Your Way to an Integrated Instructional Plan for Teaching Content to English Language Learners
● Aligning the Common Core to the Realities of the Bilingual Classroom
Supporting Students with Interrupted Formal Education (SIFE) in Schools

 

For further details please refer to the conference program
11:20am – 12:00pm

Concurrent Session VI

● The Implementation of a Translanguaging Pedagogical Strategy: Deducing the Meaning of Sophisticated Words in a Dual Language Bilingual Classroom
● The Influence of Professional Development on Teachers of Emergent Bilinguals
● Culturally Responsive Teaching
● Developing Independent Learners and Readers in the Primary Grades
● Rainbow Girl: Case Study of a Multilingual Third-Grader with Selective Mutism

 

For further details please refer to the conference program
12:10pm – 2:15pm

NYSABE LEADERSHIP LUNCHEON

Convener & Welcoming Remarks: Maria-Angélica Meyer, NYSABE Past President

Greetings: Board of Regents Chancellor Betty Rosa

Greetings: Regent Luis O. Reyes

Student Performers: PS 84 Brooklyn – Multicultural Dance

Keynote Presentation: Standing Up and Walking Out for Linguistic Rights — Presented by Kleidon Ndreu & Yeniffer Pinales

Professional Award: Bilingual Advocacy Award

 

Salons C and D
2:30pm – 3:10pm

Concurrent Session VII

● The Woodcock Munoz Language Survey III
● Learning from Undocumented Students: Testimonios for Strategies to Support and Resist
● Patterns of Home Language Use Among Early Childhood English Language Learners
● Translanguaging in a Transitional Bilingual Science Classroom
● Re-imaging Global Learning: Transcultural Interaction in Higher Education
● The Impact of Talk and Conversations in Dual Language Classrooms
● CALP? My Kids Don’t even Speak English!
● A Bilingual Approach in the Secondary Math Classroom

 

For further details please refer to the conference program
3:20pm – 4:00pm

Concurrent Session VIII

● Theorizing the Impact of Freire’s Critical Pedagogy on a Predominantly Hispanic Student Body
● Who are the Immigrant Students in My Classroom and What Have They Experienced?
● Many Languages, One Consciousness: Using Literacy and Language to Cultivate Critical Consciousness with Urban Youth.
● Bringing Families’ Linguistic Practices into the Early Childhood Classroom
● Using Flipgrid and other technology tools to encourage authentic, collaborative, and joyful experiences with your multilingual learners.

 

For further details please refer to the conference program
4:00pm – 5:00pm

HIGHLIGHTED SESSION: Membership Meeting

Come join your colleagues across NYS as NYSABE’s Board of Directors and Delegate Assembly provide an understanding of where we are and how you can have a voice on achieving the mission of our organization

 

Salons A and B
7:00pm – 12:00am

NYSABE Gladys Correa Memorial Award Banquet Gala

Mistress of Ceremonies: Fanny Patricia Villarreal

Welcome: Iraida Bodré

History of Gladys Correa: Nancy Villarreal de Adler

Introduction of Awardee: Denise Goñez-Santos

Presentation of Award: Denise Goñez-Santos & Iraida Bodré

Gladys Correa Memorial Award Acceptance Speech: Dr. Tamara Alsace

Entertainment Provided by J&A Music

 

Salon C

Saturday, March 17, 2018

 

TIME EVENT LOCATION
7:30am – 11:00am NYSABE Conference Registration
8:00am – 8:45am Continental Breakfast /Networking
Exhibitor/Curriculum Partner Visit

Salon C

Exhibitor/Vendor Hall

8:45am – 10:15am

NYSABE Opening Major Session III

Convener & Welcoming Remarks: Dr. Tatyana Kleyn, NYSABE Past President

Greetings: Dr. David Kirkland, Executive Director, Metropolitan Center for Research on Equity & the Transformation of Schools

Greetings: Evelyn de Jesus, Vice President for Education, UFT

Professional Award: Bilingual Support Personnel

Keynote Presentation: Gifted, Talented and Neurodiverse Emergent Bilinguals Labeled as Dis/abled  — Presented by María Cioè-Peña

 

Salon C
10:15am – 10:30am Exhibitor/Curriculum Partner Visit Exhibitor/Vendor Hall
10:30am – 12:00pm Past President Forum (By Invitation Only) Salon A & B
10:30am – 11:10am

Breakout Session IX

● How Can We Make Bilingualism More Welcome at Our School? Participatory Action Research between doctoral students and youth at M.S. 50
● A New-Age English Language Learner Teacher Preparation Program: A Draft Proposal
● Collaborative Co-teaching: Meeting the Needs of English Language Learners
● From Language Learner to Lexile Leaper: Uncovering the Talents of LTELLs through Blended, Personalized Learning
● Visible Thinking Routines as a Vehicle for ELL Expression
● Authentic & Culturally Relevant Approaches for Biliteracy Instruction
● Exploring a Translanguaging Blueprint for Bilingual Classrooms
● Working with the Hidden Talents of English Learners (80 min)

 

For further details please refer to the conference program
11:20am – 12:00pm

Breakout Session X

● Helping Families with Child Health Plus, Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care
● ¡Preparados, listos, ya! Bilingual and Biliterate: Setting the Stage for Success from Age 3 to Grade 2 and Beyond
● Translanguaging the Test: Leveraging Students’ Home Languages to Prepare for High-Stakes Exams

 

For further details please refer to the conference program
12:10pm – 2:10pm

Student Awards Luncheon

Conveners & Welcoming Remarks: Wilda Ramos & Heriberto Galarza, NYSABE Past Presidents

Presentation of Student Awards

Greetings: Carmen Dinos – Video

Keynote Presentation: A Cultural and Linguistic Journey
Presented by  Dr. Andrea Honigsfeld

 

Salon C
2:30pm – 3:30pm

HIGHLIGHTED SESSION: The Closing Ceremony

Come join us as we reflect on our time together so that we can pave the journey that lies ahead!

 

Salon C