The Virginia ESL Supervisors' Association (VESA) hosts an annual conference that provides K-12 Virginia educators and administrators of English Learners opportunities for professional development, learning new ideas, networking, and program planning.
I was honored to join Dr. Kate Kinsella as keynote speakers for the 2019 conference entitled: Creating Pathways to Proficiency
You can access the full conference program below!
My keynote presentations was on Shifting Statistics to stories - I shared the statistics and factors that can affect our English learners academic and linguistic success.
I also had the opportunity to provide a breakout session. Me session's title was: Cultivating a Comfortable Environment for Diverse Learners
I was honored and thrilled to have my mother with me for the very first time. We enjoyed our time together and I loved having her there as I shared our family story.