M to the power of 3! 1. The power of being multilingual
2. The power of our multicultural heritage
3. The power of Minnesota language education
Theme Multilingual Multicultural Minnesota will bring together many of the languages and cultures taught in Minnesota schools for one common professional development event.
Languages and Levels
All languages taught in Minnesota schools: American Sign Language, Arabic, Chinese, Classical Languages, French, German, Hebrew, Hmong, Japanese, Minnesota Indigenous Languages, Somali, Spanish, and Persian. Whether you teach in kindergarten or the university, you will find sessions of interest to you.
Dana Mortenson of World Savvy will tell us why and how to enhance students' knowledge of global issues and skills for global citizenship. Dana won one of the 2010 40 Under 40 Leadership Awards and is an expert on international studies.
Thursday Afternoon Workshops at Brooklyn Center High School
Minnesota Language Proficiency Assessments Rater Training Workshop
Web 2.0 Tools to Build Cultural Competency
Meeting the Needs of Heritage Language Learners in Spanish
Thirty Breakout Session on Friday on a Wide Variety of Topics
Cultural and Technology Integration
Translation and Interpretation
Addressing the Achievement Gap
Art, Music, and Literature
Online Pre-registration EXTENDED until Oct 15th (Online payment only, no checks):
$100 - members
$150 - non-members
Onsite Registration (October 21-22):
$125 - members $175 - non-members
Note: Only a limited number of luncheon tickets will be available for registrants after October 15. First come, first served.
Stay onsite for a relaxing conference experience
Embassy Suites Brooklyn Center
6300 Earle Brown Drive The MCTLC corporate rate of $119/night is available to members all year round and includes a suite room, full breakfast and manager's happy hour.