January 16, 2009



ISBE DELL e-Broadcast 2009.147: Illinois TESOL-BE 35th Convention Reminder; February 13-14, 2009

Dear Educators Serving ELLs:

This email is from the Division of English Language Learning at the Illinois State Board of Education. It is being sent as a courtesy to the Illinois Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL).

The Illinois TESOL-BE 35th Annual Convention will be held on Friday, February 13th and Saturday, February 14th, 2009 at the Holiday Inn Select in Naperville, IL. The theme of the conference is “Teaching from the Heart.” The plenary speakers include Jodi Crandall, Jim Stack, Dorothy Zemach and John Fleischman. There are more than 60 sessions of interest to ESL-BE professionals. CPDU’s and professional development hours can be earned. If you register by Jan. 27, 2009, you will pay a lower registration fee.

You can use this link http://www.itbe.org for access more information and to register for the conference.