Multistate Association for Bilingual Education, Northeast

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Dual Language Annual Conference & Pre Conference School Visits

Southern New England Regional Conference for Dual Language Programs

The purpose of this conference is to create the opportunity for dual language educators to network and collaborate, increase our professional development, share instructional methods that promote bilingualism and multiculturalism, disseminate current research, and learn new ways to reach out to families and communities.

This conference is a wonderful example of building relationships with colleagues in the field of dual language education throughout the region to address our common goals.

Theme: Access and Inclusion in Dual Language Education

Location: Framingham High School, 115 A Street, Framingham, M 01701

Date: Saturday, March 21, 2020 (snow date: March 28, 2020)

Keynote Speaker: Ester deJong, Professor ESOL/Bilingual Education Program, Director, School of Teaching and Learning, University of Florida

Register here for Annual Conference

Register here for School Visits


Have a group of 5 or more teachers attending the conference?  Let us know! We will work with you.

Additional Information

Save the Date FLYERS   -   English    Spanish    French     Portuguese    Chinese     Haitian Creole

Parent FLYERS - English   Spanish   Portuguese

Hotel Information here

  • Block of rooms available at the Hampton by Hilton, 319 Speen St., Natick, MA until February 19, 2020, call reservations at 508-653-5000 and ask for "MABE Room Block"


Pre-Conference Dual Language School Visits

Locations: Different Dual Language Education programs in Ct, RI, and MA

Date: Week of March 9 - 13 and Week of March 16 - 20, 2020

Individual Admission: $25.00 (Note: You may select up to two schools to visit with your individual registration.)

Registration: Now open through March 1, 2020

Directory of Dual Language Education Programs

DLE Programs opening their doors:

  • Boston, MA: Hernandez Elementary (CLOSED) , Muniz Academy, Joseph Hurley School (CLOSED)
  • Framingham, MA: Potter Road School (CLOSED), Barbieri School (CLOSED), W. Wilson School, Walsh Middle School, Fuller Middle School (TBE), Framingham High School
  • Brockton, MA: George School
  • Somerville,  MA: East Somerville Community School (CLOSED)
  • Cambridge, MA: Amigos School (CLOSED)
  • Windham, CT: North Windham  School, Natchaug Elementary School, Windham Center Elementary School
  • New London, CT: Regional Multicultural Magnet School
  • Pawtucket, RI: International Charter School, Nathanael Greene Elementary School

Other schools will be added as we are notified.

Schools are reaching capacity.  We will create a wait list in the order of registrations received for the schools closed.

See Updated Schedule of Schools Visits

For help with strategically selecting programs to visit, contact MABE.

Description of Breakout Sessions now available

Conference Program with times and room locations coming soon!

 2020 Conference Registration Fees
A. Individual Admission  $165.00 
B.1  Presenter Admission **  $135.00 (one breakout session)
B.2 Presenter Admission **  $105.00 (two breakout sessions)
C. Group of 5 or More Admission **

 $160.00 per individual

D. Parent Admission  $50.00
E. Student Admission  $50.00
F. Vendors Admission  $450.00 (includes 1 6' display table)

**Code required

Conference Session PowerPoints and Handouts  will be posted on Members Only pages after the conference

Multistate Association for Bilingual Education, Northeast

MABE-Northeast, PO Box 281 

Ashland, MA 01721


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