2012 CREATE Conference in Kissimmee, FL

Monday, September 17, 2012

CREATE, the national Center for Research on the Educational Achievement and Teaching of English Language Learners, is hosting a conference on October 18-19, 2012 in Orlando, FL.

This conference will explore topics around the teaching and learning of English learners in the middle grades. The conference will feature keynote presentations discussions from Understanding Language team members and colleagues, breakout sessions that offer participants the chance to explore topics with researchers in a more intimate setting, and updates on the CREATE work.

Highlighted presentations over the two days include:

  • Next Generation Science Standards for English Language Learners - Okhee Lee
  • Assessing the Vocabulary Needed to Meet the Common Core State Standards - Diane August and David Francis
  • Assessing English Language Proficiency and its Importance in Content Area Achievement - H. Gary Cook and Robert Linquanti
  • Attention to the Needs of EL Learners in Assessments Developed by PARC and SBAC - Madga Chia, Robert Linquanti, Diane August, and H. Gary Cook
  • Taking Research to School: CREATE Researchers Discuss Participant Questions on Meeting the Common Core State Standards - Diane August, Jana Echevarría, David Francis, Deborah Short, and Catherine Snow

Visit www.cal.org/create to view the speakers, agenda, and registration and location information.