Wabash Valley Education Center

*8th Annual WVEC EL Conference - Wednesday, October 3

Join us for WVEC’s 8th Annual EL Conference: Engage EVERY English Learner. We are excited to announce the conference will be at a NEW LOCATION - Courtyard Marriott in Lafayette! This year’s keynote speaker is Tonya Ward Singer, national EL speaker, consultant, and author! As always, there will be multiple presenters and breakout sessions for every grade level. This one-day conference will be held on two days. BOTH DAYS WILL BE EXACTLY THE SAME. You may choose to attend one day or you can register for BOTH days to attend more sessions!
This registration is for Wednesday, October 3rd.


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2018 EL Conference Schedule


2018 Session Descriptions

Keynote Speaker - Tonya Ward Singer

Tonya Ward Singer, M.F.A., is a professional learning leader with a deep commitment to ensuring diverse learners excel with rigorous expectations. She consults nationally helping K-12 educators realize new possibilities in language and literacy learning to close opportunity gaps for ELs and students in poverty.

Tonya has taught at multiple grade levels as a classroom teacher, reading teacher, and EL specialist, and has extensive experience helping school leaders transform learning at scale. Her choice work is supporting educators in launching and sustaining site-based, continuous inquiry around live lessons. She has been collaborating extensively with multiple districts developing, testing, and refining observation inquiry, the focus of this book.

An expert in pedagogy for linguistically diverse learners, Tonya has co-authored curriculum for international publishers including Scholastic, Longman and Oxford University Press. She thrives on leveraging research and innovation to solve educational challenges, and inspiring others to do the same.

Learn more about Tonya by clicking here.


Date: Wednesday, October 3, 2018
Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM (Lunch will be provided)
Cost: $145 if registered by 9/1. $165 if registered 9/2-9/30
Location: Courtyard Marriott

Cancellation Policy

* Registrants who notify WVEC of their cancellation on or before the registration deadline date will not be required to pay the registration fee.
* Registrants who cancel after the registration deadline but before the workshop date or call to cancel on the day of the workshop will pay 50% of the registration fee.
* Registrants who neglect to call or notify the WVEC of their cancellation will be responsible for paying the full fee.
* On official school corporation weather-related cancellation days, registrants will not be required to pay registration fees.

*Cost of all workshops are based on membership in an Indiana ESC. Any registrants who are not members of an ESC in the state of Indiana will be required to pay the non-member fee of twice the amount of the workshop cost.







Registration open through 10/1/2018 3:00 PM EST
No late registrations will be accepted.

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Courtyard Marriott

150 Fairington Avenue
Lafayette, IN 47905

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Wabash Valley Education Center
3061 Benton Street
West Lafayette, IN 47906