WIABE Conference Overview
*DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED FOR EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION, PRESENTER PROPOSAL SUBMISSIONS AND ALL AWARD NOMINATIONS TO FEBRUARY 14, 2014*
Friday, April 11, 2014 3:00pm-11:30pm Saturday, April 12, 2014 7:30am-9:00pm Sunday, April 13, 2014 8:00am-10:30am

  • Registration 3:00pm-8:00pm
  • Social Networking Opportunities 4:30pm-6:30pm
  • Opening Ceremony 7:00pm-9:00pm
    • Educator of the Year Award
    • Overview of Conference
  • Presidentís Reception 9:00pm-11:30pm

  • Registration 7:30pm-9:00am
  • Breakfast 7:30am-8:45am
    • Overview of Conference
  • Exhibitors 8:00am-3:00pm
  • Concurrent Sessions 9:00am-12:30pm
  • General Session 12:45pm-2:30pm
    • Student Writing Awards
    • Presenter's Awards
    • Luncheon
  • Social Networking Opportunities 5:00pm-6:00pm
  • Keynote Speaker 6:00pm-9:00pm
    • Banquet
    • Dance

  • Breakfast 8:00am-9:00am
  • General Session 9:00am-10:30am
    • 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.