International Education Conference Set at TAMIU Next Week

International Conference on Language, Life
and Learning Set at TAMIU Next Week

The International Conference on Language, Life and Learning hosted by Texas A&M International University’s College of Education is scheduled Friday, Aug. 15 and Saturday, Aug. 16.

The Conference is designed with a focus on Pre Kinder through 12th grade education, while meeting various continuing education needs of teachers, administrators, district superintendents, and school board members.

The Conference opens Friday, Aug. 15 at 4:30 p.m. and will continue through 7:30 p.m. in WHTC.

Topics scheduled for exploration during the two-day Conference sessions include parental involvement, technology, bilingual/ESL, music, literacy and special services such as nursing.

The Conference will resume on Saturday, Aug. 16 at 7 a.m. and will conclude at 4:30 p.m.

“Language, Life and Learning” will include keynote speakers Tim Tingle on Friday, Aug. 15 at 6:30 and Consuelo Samarripa and Donna Ingham on Saturday, Aug. 16 at 8:15 a.m. and 1 p.m.

On-site registration is from 3 to 5 p.m. in the Western Hemispheric Trade Center (WHTC). On-site registration fee is $70 but does not include lunch.

For more information, call Dr. Carlene Henderson at 326.3156, visit tamiu.edu/coedu/AnnualConference or e-mail LLLconference@tamiu.edu

LISD teachers can register with Dr. Romeo Romero at 795.3415. UISD teachers may register with Emma Leza at 473.5245.

All other teachers and students may register and pay at TAMIU’s College of Education, Sue and Radcliffe Killam Library room 432, from 8 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1-5 p.m.

Journalists who need additional information or help with media requests and interviews should contact the Office of Public Relations, Marketing and Information Services at prmis@tamiu.edu