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Best Results for English Learners -- SAVE THE DATE

    11/05/2019 08:00:00

  • Location: Fresno
  • Address: Double Tree by Hilton - Conference Center 2233 Ventura St

Best Results for English Learners
Featuring Elizabeth Jiménez Salinas

Breakout Sessions for K-12 -- Interested in presenting a breakout session? Click here to apply.

November 5, 2019 - limited seating, so register now!  
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Early Bird Registration fee: $200
$250 Registration fee after September 27, 2019

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Elizabeth Jiménez Salinas is recognized as a true pioneer in bilingual education and as an expert and tireless advocate for English Learners. Elizabeth has authored several Spanish language children’s books as well as handbooks for teachers and English Learner support materials for over 25, K-12 textbooks. Elizabeth served as Legislative Aide to Assembly Member Peter Chacón working on ground-breaking legislation for English Learners. She helped launch bilingual education in the public schools of Puerto Rico through the Escuela de idiomas de Puerto Rico.  She helped California and the State of Hawaii establish their Seal of Biliteracy for high school grads who can demonstrate their literacy in two or more languages. She is acknowledged for her contributions to the 2010 research on Long Term English Learners. Elizabeth started her own consulting firm, GEMAS Consulting in 2000. GEMAS means “gems” in Spanish and are the initials of her 5 children.