OCT 25: Conference on English Language Learners

When: Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Where: Buffalo Marriott Hotel, 1340 Millersport Hwy, Buffalo, NY

The Terra Conference on English Language Learners (ELLs), organized in cooperation with the departments of Educational Leadership and Policy and Learning and Instruction at the Graduate School of Education, University at Buffalo, is on Tuesday, October 25 at the Buffalo Marriott Hotel.

This conference provides opportunities for teachers, administrators and future teachers in Western New York to network and share innovative ideas and best practices in the field of English language learning.

Panelists will include professors from major research institutions nationally and locally, as well as practitioners at the top of the education field. UB’s own Professor Janina Brutt-Griffler and members of her research team will present initial findings from a study funded by a Terra grant that explores best practices for English language learners in one of the Buffalo Public Schools.

Conference Themes

Main conference themes:

  • language learning in a bilingual setting
  • challenges and best practices in teaching ELLs
  • student perspective
  • ELLs and college/career preparedness
  • language learning for immigrant/refugee populations

Underlying conference themes:

  • educational equity
  • issues of policy and practice


Registration deadline: October 10, 2016
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