WIABE Conference Overview
 
Friday, April 24, 2015 3:00pm-11:30pm Saturday, April 25, 2015 7:30am-9:00pm Sunday, April 26, 2015 8:00am-11:30am

  • Registration 3:00pm-8:00pm
  • Networking Opportunity 4:30pm-6:30pm
  • Evening Program 7:00pm-9:00pm
    • Educator of the Year Award
  • Presidentís Reception 9:00pm-11:30pm

  • Registration 7:30am-10:00am
  • Breakfast 7:30am-8:45am
    • Morning Program
  • Exhibitors 8:00am-3:00pm
  • Concurrent Breakout Sessions 9:00am-12:30pm
  • General Session 12:45pm-2:30pm
    • Student Writing Awards
    • Presenter's Awards
    • Keynote Speaker
    • Luncheon
  • General Session 3:00pm-4:00pm
  • Networking Opportunity 5:00pm-6:00pm
  • Evening Program 6:00pm-9:00pm
    • Banquet
    • Tony BŠez Advocacy Award
    • Keynote Speaker
    • Gala Dance

  • Breakfast 8:00am-9:00am
  • General Session 9:00am-11:30am
    • Keynote Speaker
    • Open Discussion
    • Closing Remarks
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Mission Statement
 
Through a balanced program of research, professional development, and public education, WIABE supports and encourages the implementation of educational policies and effective bilingual-bicultural programs that promote equal educational opportunity and academic excellence for all language minority students. WIABE firmly believes that only enrichment (additive) forms of bilingual education ensure that language minority students are successful academically and develop age-appropriate English proficiency while, at the same time maintain a sense of pride in culture and diversity.