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11th International Conference on Language Teacher Education

May 30–June 1, 2019

The Graduate Hotel, Minneapolis, MN

Pre-Conference Workshop (PM3): Preparing Teachers to Advocate for Language Programs

Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 1:30 PM–4:00 PM Central Time (US & Canada) add to calendar
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Program Summary

Participants will engage in discussions about strategies to incorporate advocacy initiatives into teacher preparation curricula. The workshop will look at initiatives to build K-16 initiatives that better connect primary and secondary language education with programs and curriculum at the tertiary level. The workshop will look at strategies to build a sense of community among language educators and how they might be incorporated into the preparation of future teachers. Part of the focus on advocacy will include a discussion of culturally responsive teaching and how that can enhance language education for all students.

Lead Presenter/organizer

William Nichols, Georgia State University
Dana Salter, Georgia State University