Thank You

Thank you all so much for your participation in our first-ever Title III Virtual Symposium.  Don't forget to save the date for the face-to-face event that will take place in San Antonio, Texas on July 25th and 26th.  Stay tuned for more information about proposals and registration.

2021 Focus Topics

  • Daily Interactive Instruction
    • Oracy Development through purposeful conversations; builds relationships and advances social and emotional development; increases student achievement.
  • Relationship-Building Opportunities
    • Prioritize relationship-building and social emotional development; in person or online.
  • Robust Curriculum
    • Full curriculum at grade level with all content areas; math, literacy, science and social studies; avoid daily remedial math and reading drills
  • Retain Language Services
    • Language instructional services must be prioritized as per state and federal law; different learning formats for virtual instruction.
  • Technology Resources
    • Access to electronic devices for instruction; options for internet connectivity.
  • Track Attendance
    • Track daily participation including accessing learning platforms; identify gaps; lack of devices or family communication.
  • Family & Community Involvement
    • Strong school-family partnerships through communication; equip families with learning strategies for at-home learning; available community resources to support families.
  • Educator Resources
    • Varied resources for digital learning; support ELs linguistic and academic needs during virtual learning.
  • Planning and Preparation
    • Provide educators time to plan and prepare before and during the school year; professional development on new systems; collaboration opportunities.
  • State-level Supports
    • Federal and state guidance; Focus on prioritizing students with equity; continuity plans.
Calendar dates

Continuing Professional Education Hours

Educators attending both days of the conference will be awarded 12 CPE credit hours.

Conference Schedule