Thank you all so much for your participation in our first-ever Title III Virtual Symposium. Don't forget to save the dates for our hybrid 2022 Title III Symposium that will take place in San Antonio, Texas on July 28th and 29th. Check back often for more information about proposals and registration.
2021 Focus Topics
- Daily Interactive Instruction
- Oracy Development through purposeful conversations; builds relationships and advances social and emotional development; increases student achievement.
- Relationship-Building Opportunities
- Prioritize relationship-building and social emotional development; in person or online.
- Robust Curriculum
- Full curriculum at grade level with all content areas; math, literacy, science and social studies; avoid daily remedial math and reading drills
- Retain Language Services
- Language instructional services must be prioritized as per state and federal law; different learning formats for virtual instruction.
- Technology Resources
- Access to electronic devices for instruction; options for internet connectivity.
- Track Attendance
- Track daily participation including accessing learning platforms; identify gaps; lack of devices or family communication.
- Family & Community Involvement
- Strong school-family partnerships through communication; equip families with learning strategies for at-home learning; available community resources to support families.
- Educator Resources
- Varied resources for digital learning; support ELs linguistic and academic needs during virtual learning.
- Planning and Preparation
- Provide educators time to plan and prepare before and during the school year; professional development on new systems; collaboration opportunities.
- State-level Supports
- Federal and state guidance; Focus on prioritizing students with equity; continuity plans.
Continuing Professional Education Hours
Educators attending both days of the conference will be awarded 12 CPE credit hours.