NYSABE 2019 CONFERENCE: SPEAKERS, CONFERENCE-AT-A-GLANCE, CTLE CREDITS, AND MORE

 
PRE-REGISTRATION IS OPEN UNTIL MARCH 15, 2019.

If you have not yet registered for our 2019 NYSABE Conference, we invite you to do so. We proudly offer three exciting days of collaborations and professional development sessions focused on:

• developing instructional leadership,
• leveraging resources both in and outside of the classrooms,
• leading and supporting students and families to social and academic success

This three-day educational experience will offer a broad range of research-based innovative topics and strategies that will inspire and energize each of us to look at the challenges we face as opportunities for ALL! We proudly present the following experts as they share their expertise during their keynote addresses, in addition to over 75 concurrent sessions. Earn up to 8 CTLE credits per day of attendance!

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Thursday, March 21, 2019

Morning Session

Joseph L. Ricca Superintendent White Plains City School District
Joseph L. Ricca
Superintendent
White Plains City School District

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

Maneka Deanna Brooks Assistant Professor, Texas State University “Do You See Me? Bilingual Identities and Literacy Learning”
Maneka Deanna Brooks
Assistant Professor, Texas State University
“Do You See Me? Bilingual Identities and Literacy Learning”

Luncheon

Linda Chen Chief Academic Officer NYCDOE
Linda Chen
Chief Academic Officer
NYCDOE

Lissette Colón-Collins Assistant Commissioner Office of Bilingual Education and World Languages, NYSED
Lissette Colón-Collins
Assistant Commissioner
Office of Bilingual Education and World Languages, NYSED

Evelyn DeJesus Vice President for Education United Federation of Teachers
Evelyn DeJesus
Vice President for Education
United Federation of Teachers

Catalina Cruz New York State Assemblywoman for the 29th District “A DREAMer Elected into Office”
Catalina Cruz
New York State Assemblywoman for the 29th District
“A DREAMer Elected into Office”

Friday, March 22, 2019

Morning Session

Mirza Sánchez-Medina Deputy Chief Academic Officer Division of Multilingual Learners, NYCDOE
Mirza Sánchez-Medina
Deputy Chief Academic Officer
Division of Multilingual Learners, NYCDOE

Cara Calabrese Lafayette International Community High School Buffalo Public Schools
Cara Calabrese
Lafayette International Community High School
Buffalo Public Schools

Mario Palma Vice President of Multilingual Teaching and Learning American Reading Company
Mario Palma
Vice President of Multilingual Teaching and Learning
American Reading Company

Kathy Escamilla Bob and Judy Charles Endowed Chair of Education and Professor, University of Colorado Boulder “Building Bilingualism and Biliteracy: ¡Ya es hora!
Kathy Escamilla
Bob and Judy Charles Endowed Chair of Education and Professor,
University of Colorado Boulder
“Building Bilingualism and Biliteracy: ¡Ya es hora!

Luncheon

Betty Rosa Chancellor NYSED Board of Regents
Betty Rosa
Chancellor
NYSED Board of Regents

Carmen Dinos Professor, Brooklyn College (R)
Carmen Dinos
Professor, Brooklyn College
(R)

Richard A. Carranza Chancellor New York City Department of Education
Richard A. Carranza
Chancellor
New York City Department of Education

Andrea Stewart-Cousins
Andrea Stewart-Cousins
Senate Democratic Leader
New York State Senate

Saturday, March 23, 2019

Morning Session

David Kirkland Director, Metropolitan Center for Research on Equity and the Transformation of Schools, NYU
David Kirkland
Director
Metropolitan Center for Research
on Equity and the Transformation of Schools, NYU

Luis O. Reyes Regent-at-Large NYSED Board of Regents
Luis O. Reyes
Regent-at-Large
NYSED Board of Regents

Laura Ascenzi-Moreno Brooklyn College “Leveraging the ‘Learning Edge’: Translanguaging, Teacher Agency and Assessing Emergent Bilinguals’ Reading”
Laura Ascenzi-Moreno
Brooklyn College
“Leveraging the ‘Learning Edge’: Translanguaging, Teacher
Agency and Assessing Emergent Bilinguals’ Reading”

2019 NYSABE AWARDS

Laura-Reidy-2019

Laura Reidy
The Bilingual Parent of the Year Award

Major Session I
Thursday, March 21, 2019, 8:45 a.m.

Olga-Maria-Castro

Olga María Castro
The Dr. Ximena Zate Bilingual Teacher of the Year Award

Major Session II
Friday, March 22, 2019, 8:45 a.m.

Wanda Ortiz-Rivera

Wanda Ortiz-Rivera
The Bilingual Administrator of the Year Award

Leadership Luncheon
Friday, March 22, 2019, 12:10 p.m.

Tatyana-Kleyn

Tatyana Kleyn
The Gladys Correa Memorial Award

Gala Banquet
Friday, March 22, 2019, 7:00 p.m.

James-F-Rodriguez

James Rodríguez
The Bilingual Education Support Personnel Award

Major Session III
Saturday, March 23, 2019, 8:45 a.m.

Elena-Dokshanski-2019

Elena Dokshanski
The Dr. Antonia Pantoja Bilingual Education Advocacy Award

Awards Luncheon
Saturday, March 23, 2019, 12:10 p.m.

Conference
at-a-Glance

Thursday, March 21, 2019

TIME EVENT LOCATION
7:30am

4:00am
NYSABE Conference Registration Hotel Main Lobby
8:00am

8:45am
Continental Breakfast /Networking Exhibitor/Curriculum Partner Visit Ballroom
Lower level
8:45am

10:15am

NYSABE Major Session I

Conference Opening

Convener: Rebecca Elías, NYSABE President

Greetings: Joseph L. Ricca, Superintendent, White Plains City School District; Angélica Infante-Green, Deputy Commissioner, Office of P-12 Instructional Support, NYSED

Student Performance: White Plains Mariachi Band, White Plains, NY

Professional Award: Laura Reidy, The Bilingual Parent of the Year Award

Keynote Presentation: Do You See Me? Bilingual Identities and Literacy Learning
Presented by: Maneka Brooks, Assistant Professor, Texas State University

Ballroom
10:15am

10:30am
Exhibitor/Curriculum Partner Visit Lower level
10:30am

12:00pm
HIGHLIGHTED SESSION: Parent Panel
Moderators: Kate Menken and Ivana Espinet
Briarcliff 2
10:30am

11:10am

Concurrent Session I (40 and 80 minute sessions)

● Improving Listening Comprehension through Reciprocal Teaching

● Guided Reading: Transformed & Informed by Emergent Bilinguals

● Building a Bilingual Education Program: The Potential of Partnership

● Math Best Practices: Scaffolding Content and Language for ELLs/MLLs in the Classroom (GR 3-8)

● A process of identifying ELL parent concerns to the local board of education

● Generating an inclusive bilingual classroom with ADHD students atelementary school using ICT

● Experiencing the Needs and Challenges of ELs (80 minutes)

● Making Multi-literacy Connections to the Practices Across Content Areas (80 minutes)

● Individualized Education Program IEP Planning and Implementation led by Students and Families (80 minutes)

For further details please refer to the online conference program
11:20am

12:00pm

Concurrent Session II (40 minute sessions only)

● How Can Parents of ELLs/MLLs Provide Social Emotional Learning Support to Their Children to Facilitate both Academic and Life Success

● Opportunities, Challenges, and Tensions in a Chinese Dual Language Program: Examining the Experiences of Diverse Families

● SIFEs in Our Classrooms: Promising Practices for their Success

● Parents Supporting their Children’s Academic and Socio-Emotional Development: Promising Practices for Success

● The Write Stuff: Using Journaling to Treat Trauma in Immigrant Students

● Junior High School: Starting the Path to the Seal of Biliteracy in Korean

● Supporting Multilingual Learners with IEPs

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

2:15pm

Family Advocacy Luncheon

Greetings: Linda Chen, Chief Academic Officer, NYC Department of Education; Lissette Colón-Collins, Assistant Commissioner, Office of Bilingual Education & World Languages, NYSED; Evelyn DeJesus, Vice President for Education, United Federation of Teachers

Professional Award: The Bilingual Instructional Assistant of the Year Award

Keynote Presentation: A DREAMer Elected into Office
Presented by Catalina Cruz, New York State Assemblywoman District 29

Ballroom
2:30pm

3:10pm

Concurrent Session III (40 and 80 minute sessions)

● How parental and family impact emergent Chinese bilinguals’ translanguaginging (biliteracy) practices

● Chinese and American Communication in a US Academic Setting

● Screening & Discussion: Still Living Undocumented

● Monitoring the Language Proficiency of All Students: A Formative Approach

● Making Social Studies assessments accessible to multilingual learners

● Teaching Content Vocabulary Through Biliteracy

● Reframing the Conversation: From Achievement Gap to Cultural Dissonance (80 minutes)

● Transforming the World through Transnational Adolescents’ Multiliteracies (80 minutes)

● Expanding teacher expertise to create transformative learning opportunities in the Spanish-language classroom (80 minutes)

For further details please refer to the online conference program
3:20pm

4:00pm

Concurrent Session IV (40 minute sessions only)

● What Educators Must Know About ESSA

● Steps to the Seal: A project to develop biliteracy in the Syracuse community

● Transforming Language Learners through Native Language Instruction

● Engaging emergent bilinguals in persuasive writing for social justice

● How to support Multi-Lingual Selective Mutes in the Classroom

● Fostering Bilingual Writers: Using Translanguaging in High School Classrooms

● Building Partnerships with ELL Families for Student Success

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

5:00pm
Exhibitor/Curriculum Partner Visits

Exhibition Hall
Lower Level

6:00pm

7:00pm

President’s Address

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

Presenter: Rebecca Elías, NYSABE President

Briarcliff
7:00pm

11:00pm

President’s Reception

Entertainment Provided by: Alexis Velázquez
 

Ballroom C, D

 

Friday, March 22, 2019

TIME EVENT LOCATION
7:30am

4:00pm
NYSABE Conference Registration

Hotel Main
Lobby

8:00am

8:45am
Continental Breakfast /Networking Exhibitor/Curriculum Partner Visit

Ballroom
Lower level

8:45am

10:15am

NYSABE Major Session II

Greetings: Mirza Sánchez-Medina, Deputy Chief Academic Officer, Division of Multilingual Learners, NYCDOE; Cara Calabrese, Music Teacher, Buffalo Public Schools

Student Performance: Lafayette International Community High School Drum Band, Buffalo, NY

Professional Award: Olga María Castro, The Dr. Ximena Zate Bilingual Teacher of the Year Award

Introduction of Keynote: Mario Palma, Vice President of Multilingual Teaching and Learning, American Reading Company

Keynote Presentation: Building Bilingualism and Biliteracy: ¡Ya es hora!
Presented by: Kathy Escamilla, Bob and Judy Charles Endowed Chair of Education and Professor, University of Colorado Boulder

Ballroom
10:15am

10:30am
Exhibitor/Curriculum Partner Visit Lower level
10:30am

12:00pm
HIGHLIGHTED SESSION: Educational Policy
Moderators: Claire E. Sylvanand Kate Menken
Briarcliff
10:30am

11:10am

Concurrent Session V (40 and 80 minute sessions)

● The Pioneers: A Look at the Original Model of Bilingual Education at New York City’s First Spanish-English Bilingual Elementary School, P.S. 25, The Bilingual School

● Extending Learning Through Language Production Projects

● Using Technology to Enhance Instruction in the Bilingual Classroom

● “En español es distinto:” Side by side Spanish-Englishlanguage instruction for metalinguistic awareness

● Patterns of Home Language Use Among Early Childhood EnglishLanguage Learners: A Closer Look

● I’m a Masterpiece, not a Puzzle Piece

● Leadership Learning: Using Improvement Science to impact Dual Language Educational Outcomes (80 minutes)

● Extending Students’ Understanding Through the Use of Multi-Modal Texts (80 minutes)

For further details please refer to the conference program
11:20am

12:00pm

Concurrent Session VI (40 minutes only)

● Cultural Etiquette and Greetings

● Building the Bridge from Oral Language to Early Literacy in a side-by-side Dual Language classroom

● Digital Learning Centers to Support Bilingual and English Language Learners

● Building a Successful Dual Language Program

● NYSED Practices for Multilingual Learners and the Next Generation ELA Learning Standards (NGLS)

● Developing Bilingual Reading Identities: Social Justice Literacy Circles

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

2:15pm

Leadership Luncheon

Greetings: Betty Rosa, Chancellor,NYSED Board of Regents; Carmen Dinos, Professor, Brooklyn College (R); Andrea Stewart-Cousins, Senate Democratic Leader, New York State Senate

Professional Award: Wanda Ortíz-Rivera, The Bilingual Administrator of the Year Award

Keynote Presentation:
Presented by: Richard Carranza, Chancellor, New York City Department of Education

Ballroom
2:30pm

4:00pm

HIGHLIGHTED SESSION: Leadership Forum on Equity, Access, & Excellence
Moderators: María-Angélica Meyer and Eudes Budhai

Briarcliff
02:30pm

03:10pm

Concurrent Session VII (40 and 80 minute sessions)

● Deaf and Hard of Hearing Multilingual Learners in the Classroom and Beyond

● A Pathway to Bilingualism in a Suburban/Urban School District: From Birth to Seal of Biliteracy

● Transforming Language Learners through the Seal of Biliteracy

● Developing a Collaborative Bilingual Teacher Education Program

● Measuring dual language proficiency: How do we know donde están?

● Professional Network Support in Bilingual/ENL Teacher Education

● Literacy Apprenticeship in a Dual Language Classroom (80 minutes)

● Supporting English Learners in Middle School Mathematics (80 minutes)

For further details please refer to the conference program
03:20pm

04:00pm

Concurrent Session VIII (40 minutes)

● Surveying Chinese ELLs’ Writing Reflections

● An “experiment” in college-based, mainstream teacher preparation that builds on the assets of communities where Spanish and English shape community life

● Engaging Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Families

● Transforming Writing Pedagogies in Dual Language Bilingual Settings: Translanguaging as a Pedagogical Tool

● Roundtable Discussion: Assessment for Multilingual Learners and the Multiliteracy Trajectory

● Transnational Child Migration: Impact on English Language Learning and Cultural Integration

For further details please refer to the conference program
04:00pm

05:00pm

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 in achieving the mission of our organization

Ballroom C
07:00pm

12:00am

NYSABE Gladys Correa Memorial Award Banquet Gala

Mistress of Ceremonies: Denise Góñez-Santos, Executive Director, RBE-RN West

Welcome: Rebecca Elías, NYSABE President

History of Gladys Correa: Nancy Villarreal de Adler, NYSABE Past President

Introduction of Awardee: Carmen Dinos, Professor, Brooklyn College (R) & Ofelia García, Professor Emeritus, CUNY Graduate Center

Presentation of Award: Rebecca Elías, NYSABE President

The Gladys Correa Memorial Award Acceptance Speech: Tatyana Kleyn, The City College of New York

Entertainment Provided by: Alexis Velázquez
 

Ballroom A, B

Saturday, March 23, 2019

TIME EVENT LOCATION
7:30am

11::00Aam

NYSABE Conference Registration

Hotel Main Lobby

8:00am

8:45am

Continental Breakfast /Networking Exhibitor/Curriculum Partner Visit

Ballroom A, B, C
Lower level

8:45am

10:15am

NYSABE Major Session III

Greetings: David Kirkland, Executive Director, Metropolitan Center for Research on Equity & the Transformation of Schools, NYU; Luis O. Reyes, Regent-at-Large, NYSED Board of Regents

Professional Award: James Rodríguez, The Bilingual Support Personnel of the Year Award

Keynote Presentation:
Leveraging the ‘Learning Edge’: Translanguaging, Teacher Agency and Assessing Emergent Bilinguals’ Reading
Presented by: Laura Ascenzi-Moreno, Assistant Professor, Brooklyn College

Ballroom A, B, C

10:15am

10:30am

Exhibitor/Curriculum Partner Visit

Exhibition Hall
Lower level

10:30am

12:00pm

HIGHLIGHTEDSESSION: Bilingual Special Education Panel
Moderator: Wilfredo García

Briarcliff

10:30am

12:00pm

Past Presidents Forum (By Invitation Only)

Convener: Iraida Bodré, NYSABE Past President

Ballroom D

10:30am

11:10am

Breakout Session IX (40 and 80 minute sessions)

● Post-secondary Success for Emergent Bilingual Students with IEPs

● Accessing Funds of Knowledge to Unlock MLL/ELLPotential

● A Comprehensive Approach to the Assessment of Bilingual Students for Special Education Services

● Caminos Desconocidos: Bilingual Latinx Teachers’ Processing of Language Journeys and their Impact on Bilingual Instruction

● Excellence in a Culturally Responsive Classroom (80 minutes)

● Building Literacy Through Oracy (80 minutes)

● Changing Policies and and Classroom Realities (80 minutes)

For further details please refer to the conference program

11:20am

12:00pm

Breakout Session X (40 minutes only)

● Bilingual Kindergarten and First Grade Researchers Learn about Families and Communities

● Empowering Multilingual Learners through Literacy

● Dis/ability as Mediator: Possibility-Centered Hybrid Learning Spaces for Emergent Bilinguals with a Dis/ability

● Third Grade Inquiry into Multilingualism

● Video in the Middle School Classroom to Enhance Language & Literacy Instruction in ENL and Spanish Classes

For further details please refer to the conference program

12:10pm

2:15pm

Student Awards Luncheon

Conveners: Wilda Ramos & Heriberto Galarza, NYSABE Past Presidents

Greetings: David Mauricio, Superintendent of Peekskill Central School District and NYSABE Past President

Professional Award: Elena Dokshansky, The Dr. Antonia Pantoja Bilingual Advocacy Award

Presentation of Student Awards

Ballroom A, B, C

2:15pm

3:00pm

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!

Convener: Michael Duffy, Conference Chairperson

Reflection: Rebecca Elías, NYSABE President

The Journey Ahead: Alicia Báez-Barinas, NYSABE President-Elect
 

Ballroom A, B, C

 

 

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