August 2, 2012


ISBE DELL e-Broadcast 2012.231—Leadership Institutes and the FY13 Annual Bilingual Program Directors' Meeting


In addition to convening the FY13 Annual Bilingual Program Director’s Meeting, the Division of English Language Learning will be offering a one-day Leadership Institute on serving English Language Learners in Springfield, IL on August 14 and in Arlington Heights, IL on August 16, 2012.  Geared for administrators and teams of educators that are new to the bilingual/ESL field, the meeting agenda will focus on meeting federal/state requirements, addressing program timelines and administration procedures, providing resources for program directors, as well as an overview of bilingual/ESL program design.  Interested educators may download a PDF form in order to register for a Leadership Institute at http://www.thecenterweb.org/ircFax the Leadership Institute registration form to the IRC at 847-649-0551. There is no charge to attend a Leadership Institute.

NEW! ESL Program Leadership Agenda PDF format

The location for the FY13 Annual Bilingual Program Directors’ Meeting is new this year.  This required annual meeting will be held at the Lisle/Naperville Hilton in Lisle, Illinois on September 10-11, 2012.  Details and registration will be forthcoming.

Additional details and updates on these events, including, but not limited to the agenda, will be published in the HOT TOPICS section at http://www.isbe.net/bilingual .