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.
Continuing Professional Education Hours
Educators attending both days of the conference will be awarded 12 CPE credit hours.