Peace as a Global Language Conference, September 2004

February 2004

Constructive Response to NCLB in Kansas

Adult/IEP Strand at KATESOL 2004

P-12 Strand at KATESOL 2004

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February 2004

Advocating for Language Learners in the Era of No Child Left Behind
"I'm starting to get concerned about whether there will be enough hotel and motel spaces for those who are traveling to Hays for KATESOL 2004," said Robb Scott, conference chair. "This is shaping up to be the biggest event of its kind in the history of language education in Kansas."
Adult ESL and IEP Related Sessions at KATESOL 2004
...In addition to a number of sessions of interest to public school teachers and administrators, there are also presentations of relevance directly to the important work done by adult educators and those who teach in intensive programs at universities throughout the state. ....
Pre-K to 12th Grade Sessions at KATESOL 2004
In addition to Dr. Krashen's Friday plenary, there will be a presentation by Dr. Andy Tompkins, the Kansas Commissioner of Education. Dr. Tompkins will report on the academic performance of English language learners in Kansas public schools, based on data from state assessments. He will also invite KATESOL members to collaborate with the state in working to enhance the educational experiences of the growing numbers of culturally and linguistically diverse children in Kansas. ....