8:30-9:00AM       Arrival and Sign-in

9:00-9:15 AM         Opening Welcome

Dr. Antoinette Miranda, Ohio Board of Education, Chair of OSU Teaching & Learning

Ryan Wertz, Ohio Dept. of Education & Workforce

9:15-10:15AM    Keynote Address

Lynn Fulton, Delaware Department of Education

Dual Language Immersion: A Journey toward Sociocultural Competence

Cartoon Room

 10:25-11:30AM   Workshops

Workshop for Administrators: Lynn Fulton

Dual Language Immersion Leadership: Strategies to Support Capacity-Building

Cartoon Room

Workshop for Teachers: Francis Troyan

Networking Roundtables for Dual Language Teachers and Support Staff

Ohio Staters Traditions Room

11:30-12:45PM    Lunch

Poster Sessions: Family Literacy (González), Unidos: Educators and Parents (Pabon et al)

Student voices: Testimonios from Ohio students on the power of bilingualism and biliteracy

1:00-1:45PM          Breakout Sessions #1

Panel of DLI Principals: Ashley Beasley, Corey Kessler ,Michele Sánchez & Sandra Santos

Emma Corbin (moderator)                                

Ohio Staters Traditions Room

Partnering for Immersion Program growth and continuous improvement         

Mark Graler & Jesse Slusher

Student-Alumni Council Room

2:00-2:45PM     Breakout Sessions #2

Improving Student Performance on English Reading Assessments: Leveraging Language Transfer Skills

Sandhya Shanker

Ohio Staters Traditions Room

Using Mentor Text to Teach Patterns of Writing in English and Spanish

Ric Villasanta

Student-Alumni Council Room

Developing a Dual Language Program in Your Community

Ryan Wertz, Mark Graler, & Meran Rogers  

Barbie Tootle Room

3:00-3:45PM          Breakout Sessions #3

Ensuring That Your DLI Program Renders a Maximum Number of Ohio Seal of Biliteracy Recipients

Ryan Wertz

Ohio Staters Traditions Room

Making the Switch: The Impact of Having a Program Evaluation

Ashley Beasley & Rebecca Chenault   

Student-Alumni Council Room

The Non-native Lens: Exploring International travel for Bilingual Educators

Ellen Gorski 

Barbie Tootle Room