April 11-12, 2022
From Abstract to Action
Turning Theory into Practice for Multilingual Learners
Delaware Department of Education
Internationally renowned keynote speaker, educational leader, and the author of the Learning Challenge and The Learning Pit.
Author, presenter, and professor, her recent work is focused on co-teaching and teacher collaboration for Multilingual learners.
National presenter, author, and advocate for the civil rights of culturally and linguistically diverse learners.
Jeff Zwiers, renowned author, speaker, and researcher at Understanding Language brings insight into helping students learn through rich interactions and conversations.
Dr. McDowell, Superintendent is a prolific author, international presenter, and recognized as one of the leading authorities on integrating innovative and impactful practices for systemic change.
Dr. Dieckmann is an international researcher, speaker, and leader known for his work around amplifying language for mathematical purposes. He is the Director of Research at youcubed and the former Associate Director of SCALE at Stanford University.
Dr. Ivannia Soto is a national presenter, author, and professor of Education at Whittier College, where she specializes in systemic reform for Multilingual learners and urban education.
Steven Weiss is the Director of Leadership Initiatives at Understanding Language. His work cultivates leadership capacity at the school site, district and state level to lead systemic change for Multilingual learners.
Executive Director for the Multilingual Education, Equity, and Global Achievement Department at the San Diego County Office of Education (SDCOE). Dr. Kyriakidis leads a county team focused on supporting San Diego County’s 42 school districts in exploring equity, access, and improved academic outcomes for students with a special focus on language learners.
Dr. Jessica Hazzard
Cape Henlopen School District
MLL Leadership: It's a Journey
Take a real-life journey through one district's ongoing work for multilingual learners. Prepare to engage leadership and teams to keep MLLs at the heart. Believe in your own abilities and engage others with ideas from this session. You can lead teams in this journey.