September 15, 2009



ISBE DELL e-Broadcast 2009.170 - Register for the Bilingual Program Directors’ Meeting scheduled for September 30 – Oct 1, 2009 at the Holiday Inn Crowne Plaza in Springfield, Illinois

Bilingual Program Directors:

This listserv note has two purposes:

  1. To remind you to register for the September 30 – October 1, 2009 Annual Bilingual Program Directors’ Meeting in Springfield, IL  and;
  2. To remind you that information on the 2009-2010 WIDA Workshops is now available.

Please be advised that the deadline to register for the Annual Bilingual Programs Directors’ Meeting is Wednesday, September 16, 2009.

The registrations forms can be found at http://www.isbe.net/bilingual/ebroadcasts/2008-09/ebroadcast_2009-165.htm   

If you plan to stay at the Holiday Inn Crowne Plaza or the Holiday Inn Express Hotels, please note that these properties are filling up quickly. 

For your convenience contact information for hotels has been listed below.

Holiday Inn Crowne Plaza
3000 S Dirksen Parkway
Springfield, Illinois 62703
217-529-7777
Reservation Code: DEL 

Holiday Inn Express
3050 S. Dirksen Parkway
Springfield, Illinois 62703
217-529-7771
Reservation Code:  ISB

For additional hotel availability guests are encouraged to see: http://www.isbe.net/bilingual/ebroadcasts/2008-09/spfld_list.pdf

Program Directors and teachers should be aware that various WIDA Workshops have been scheduled for this school year. To register for a WIDA Workshop see http://www.thecenterweb.org or call 224-366-8555. 

If you have any questions about registering for the Annual Program Directors’ Meeting or the WIDA Workshops, please contact Bill Garcia at 312-814-3196.