MABE     

Multistate Association for Bilingual Education, Northeast

A nonprofit organization for  educators, families, and policy makers

(formerly known as Massachusetts Association for Bilingual Education)


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    • 18 Mar 2019
    • 8:00 AM
    • 22 Mar 2019
    • 3:00 PM
    • MA, CT, & RI
    • 101
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    Kick off the 8th Annual Southern New England Regional Conference for Dual Language Programs with a visit to a Dual Language school or program!

    Visit the Dual Language School Visit Schedule 2019 for table view of schedule. 

    Participating Schools: (as of Dec 18, 2018; additional schools may be added)


    Registration Information:

    • Registration is on a first come, first serve basis. Most tours have limits of 8-12 participants.
    • One person can register and pay for multiple attendees. Payment Methods: Check, Credit Card or Purchase Order accepted for groups of 5 or more.
    • Schedule may be subject to change. All registered participants will receive a confirmation email the week before their scheduled tour. In the case of inclement weather, please check the MABE website and your email.
    • In the event that you are unable to attend a registered session, please let MABE know so someone else can take your place!
    • Fee: $25.00 
    • Payment Methods:
      • Credit Card (NEW! Click "Pay Online" at time of registration)
      • Check (Mail to MABE, P. O. Box 281, Ashland, MA 01721), or 
      • Purchase Order

    • 22 Mar 2019
    • 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Paff Auditorium, University of Rhode Island, Providence Campus, 80 Washington St. Providence RI, 02903
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    Invited Symposium:

    Envisioning an Equitable Dual Language Education

    in Rhode Island

    RSVP for Invited Guest or their designee only

    Date: Friday, March 22, 2019

    Location: Paff Auditorium, University of Rhode Island, Providence Campus, 80 Washington St. Providence RI, 02903

    Time: 8:30am to 12:30pm, breakfast included

    Host: MABE, Multistate Association for Bilingual Education, Northeast 

    We are thrilled to have local and national experts on Dual Language Education sharing their expertise and sparking a conversation about the state and future of multilingual education in Rhode Island. Our keynote speakers include: Dr. Sarah Hesson, Director of the TESOL/Bilingual Education Program at Rhode Island College, and Gregg Roberts, Director of Dual Language Studies at American Councils for International Education and the founder of the Utah Dual Language Immersion Initiative.

    • 23 Mar 2019
    • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • 285 Smithfield Ave, Pawtucket, RI 02860
    • 185
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    Making Connections Between Language, Content and Culture

    Focus on CULTURE

    DATE: Saturday, March 23, 2019 (Snow Date: March 30th)

    LOCATION: Nathanael Greene Elementary School, 285 Smithfield Ave, Pawtucket, RI 02860

    KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Alexandra Guilamo

    READ MORE DETAILS ABOUT THE CONFERENCE

    Step-by-step Registration Instructions

     Each member has their very own MABE account.  Individual members can register on their own or one person can register multiple attendees.

    Payment Methods: Check, Credit Card (at time of registration) or Purchase Order

    Guidance for Purchase Order Payments and Group Registrations 

    NOTE: The purchase order payment method is a LENGTHY and COMPLICATED process. Please begin as soon as possible to begin the process. All purchase order numbers MUST be generated prior to the event.


    SMALL GROUP REGISTRATION; Register 5 from the same school/ district and receive a 

    discount code for a free parent registration.

    NEW! LARGE GROUP REGISTRATION: Register up to 10 from the same school/district and receive one free registration.
    Administer, please contact phyllishardy@mabene.org for help with group registrations
    • 27 Apr 2019
    • 8:30 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Chandler Magnet School, 525 Chandler St, Worcester, MA 01602
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    Spring Meeting

    Date: Saturday, February 9, 2019 POSTPONED until April 27, 2019

    Location: Chandler Magnet School, 525 Chandler St, Worcester, MA 01602

    Time: 8:30 am - 2:00 pm

    • Check-in and Breakfast between 8:30 and 9 am.
    • Breakfast and lunch will be served

    Agenda

    Topic: Supports and Resources, Strand 7 in the Guiding Principles of Dual Language Education

    • Principle 1 The Program is supported by all key stakeholders
    "For dual language education programs, strong administrative support needs to come from the school district, the local board of education, and state policies, as these entities and policies can facilitate or hinder program implementation."
    • Panel presentation of exemplars of supports by district and school leaders.
      • Gen Greici, Jennifer LaBollita, Evanggelia Diamantopoulos - Framingham, MA
      • Aradhana Mudambi - Windham, CT
    • MABE introduces the "District Readiness Continuum" - a tool describing levels of commitment and support for new programs.
    • Together we will develop the "School Readiness Continuum"
    Fee: $75.00

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    Sponsors: Imagine Learning, AB Curriculum and American Reading Company


          

Past events

30 Jan 2019 Dual Language Special Education Network
08 Dec 2018 Call for SCHOOLS to Open Their DL Program for Pre-Conference School Tours
02 Dec 2018 Dual Language Leadership Network
07 Nov 2018 Dual Language Special Education Network
17 Aug 2018 Dual Language Coaching
15 Aug 2018 Teaching for Biliteracy
15 Aug 2018 Sheltering Instruction in DL Programs
13 Aug 2018 Dual Language Curriculum Workshop
05 Aug 2018 Connecticut Dual Language Education Symposium
24 Mar 2018 7th Annual Southern New England Conference for Dual Language Programs
23 Mar 2018 Invited Symposium
23 Mar 2018 School Visits for Educators - 7th Annual Southern New England Conference for DL Programs
10 Feb 2018 Dual Language Leadership Network
24 Jan 2018 Dual Language Special Education Network
02 Dec 2017 Dual Language Leadership Network
30 Nov 2017 Call for SCHOOLS to Open Their DL Program for Pre-Conference School Tours
01 Oct 2017 Dual Language Special Education Network
17 Aug 2017 Dual Language Learners and Special Education
16 Aug 2017 Teaching for Biliteracy, Strengthening Bridges Between Languages
08 Apr 2017 Dual Language Leadership Network April 12, 2017
25 Mar 2017 6th Annual Southern New England Conference for Dual Language Programs
20 Mar 2017 School Visits for Educators - 6th Annual Southern New England Conference for DL Programs
25 Jan 2017 Dual Language Special Education Network Meeting
30 Nov 2016 Dual Language Leadership Network Meeting
16 Aug 2016 Teaching for Biliteracy, Strengthening Bridges Between Languages
11 Aug 2016 La Siembra New Program Planning Retreat
10 Aug 2016 Literacy Squared
12 Apr 2016 DLLN Spring meeting
19 Mar 2016 5th Annual Southern New England Conference for Dual Language Programs
14 Mar 2016 School Visits for Educators - 5th Annual Southern New England Conference for DL Programs
27 Jan 2016 Dual Language Special Education Network Winter Meeting
17 Nov 2015 DLLN Fall meeting
10 Nov 2015 Dual Language Special Education Network Fall meeting
10 Aug 2015 Summer Institute 2015
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