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Forty-three Years of Educational Excellence for English Learners & Biliteracy for All

March 28 - 31, 2018

Sacramento Convention Center
Sacramento, California 

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Friday, March 30 • 3:15pm - 4:30pm
Research on Promoting, Cultivating, and Sustaining Effective Dual Language Programs

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This presentation will present three recent investigations from the Central Valley on dual language education advocacy, bilingual identities in students, and sustaining existing dual language immersion programs. The presenters will address the following question: How to promote and sustain dual language schools while cultivating a positive bilingual identity? A discussion will follow on how these studies not only inform best practices, but elevate students' sense of pride in their multilingual multicultural identity.

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Mathew Merrill

CSU Fresno
I am a third grade dual immersion teacher at Ewing Elementary in Fresno. Last year I graduated from the masters program in multilingual multicultural education at CSU Fresno. In my research I studied the formation of bilingual identities in students at my school and the effect it... Read More →

Jessica Miguel

UC San Diego

María Valdez

Farmersville USD

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