NCSTIIID Newsletter 2018-2019 Vol. 1 - Page 6

National Meetings

November 14, 2018: NCSTIIID Special Meeting held simultaneously with La Cosecha in Santa Fe, New Mexico. This special meeting is designed to examine the changing landscape under ESSA and to explore ways to strengthen NCSTIIID.

This will be a full day of meetings with federal updates and networking time in addition to the NCSTIIID organizational discussions. Complete the survey to share your voice for ELs!




Plan to stay for La Cosecha and NABE and support our partners! We hope to see you there!

March 6, 2019: NCSTIIID Annual Meeting, Disney Coronado Springs Convention Center, Orlando, FL

The NCSTIIID is hosting its annual meeting in conjunction with the annual National Association for Bilingual Education (NABE) Conference on March 6, 2019. Come meet with state and school district colleagues in support of English Learners. This meeting is open to all state and school district administrators and EL advocates. Join us for a day of learning, collaboration, and advocacy!

Meeting Highlights and Special Guests: Dr. Carol Salva, Author, “Boosting Achievement”; Supreet Anand, Office of English Language Acquisition, USED; Dr. Soyoung Park, Assistant Professor, University of Texas at Austin; William P. Rivers, Ph.D., Executive Director, JNCL-NCLIS; Chane Eplin, Bureau Chief, Florida Department of Education; and Judy O’Loughlin M.Ed., Author



Upcoming NCSTIIID Events


EL Advocacy

November 1, 2018, 11 a.m.–1 p.m. ET.

Join Bill Rivers, Executive Director of the Joint National Committee for Languages and Carol Salva, author of Boosting Achievement, to explore national and local advocacy concerns.

This is the second of four webinars offered by NCSTIIID during the 2018–19 school year, highlighting U.S. Department of Education updates, special topics, NCSTIIID committee updates, and opportunities to become more involved.

Upcoming webinars:

ELs with Disabilities, Thursday, January 24, 2019, 11 a.m.–1 p.m. ET.

Annual Meeting Follow-up, Thursday, April 25, 2019 11 a.m.–1 p.m. ET.