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The Annual Bilingual Directors’ Meeting brings together district administrators of multilingual students and English Learners (ELs) to review all state and federal requirements for ELs and share effective practices from the field. Title I and Title III district administrators are invited to attend and learn of best ways to support multilingual students in Illinois. The meeting will include presentations from several departments at ISBE, including Multilingual Services, Early Childhood Services, Special Education Services, Title Grant Administration, Educator Effectiveness​, and others. ​

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September 25-27, 2019
September 25: 1-5 p.m. (New Bilingual Directors)
September 26-27: all day

The Westin Chicago Northwest
400 Park Boulevard, Itasca, Illinois 60143

More information and mail-in registration formPDF Document
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 Special Events

​Please note the following events occurring on Friday, September 27 during the 2019 Bilingual Program Directors Meeting.

  1. ISBE’s Department of Multilingual Services (DMS) Principal Consultants will have one on one sessions with districts. Each one on one session is limited to 20 minutes and only one session per district is allowed. Registration is limited and is on a first come, first served basis. To register for a session please visit https://isbebilingualdirectors.appointlet.com​. View the list of district-assigned Principal ConsultantsPDF Document.

  2. From 1-3 PM, ISBE’s DMS will be exhibiting two live WIDA Webinars! The topics are Supports in Action for Multilingual Learners and Language Specialists: Engaging Newcomer Multilingual Learners. To register for the webinars please visit the ISBE Conference webpage​. Immediate registration is highly advised.​

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