Thursday, March 10, 2016

Call for Proposals: La Cosecha 2016 Dual Language Conference, November 9 - 12, 2016, Santa Fe, New Mexico

La Cosecha 21st Annual Dual Language Conference
Embracing our Roots — Fortaleciendo nuestra comunidad bilingüe
November 9 - 12, 2016
Santa Fe, New Mexico
La Cosecha 2016 will bring together educators, parents, researchers and practitioners supporting dual language enrichment programs from across the U.S.  La Cosecha offers you the unique opportunity to share best practices and resources, current theory and practice, build networks, and fuel our community's efforts to build a better future for our children as we “harvest” the best of our multilingual and multicultural communities.  
La Cosecha began in 1996 with 80 teacher volunteers who recognized a need to network and share identified best practices within the dual language community.  La Cosecha 2016 will bring together over 2,500 participants from throughout the U.S and across the world, representing two-way immersion, one-way developmental bilingual, and one-way heritage language immersion programs. Early registration rates available until July 15, 2015 (

Call For Proposals is now open! Submission Deadline – May 13, 2016.

Four-Day Conference will Feature:
More than 2,400 attendees
Nationally renowned keynote and featured speakers
180 general and concurrent sessions
Networking Events
Student Leadership Institute
Bilingual Education Directors Leadership Institute
To educational material publishers and exhibitors

Who Attends La Cosecha?
School administrators, superintendents, and board of education members
Teachers, future teachers, and instructional leadership
University researchers and teacher-trainers
Parents and community leaders
State policymakers

Conference Strands Include: CCSS and ELL Instruction, Program Development, Early Literacy Development, Indigenous Language One-Way Programs, Biliteracy Development, Sheltering/Scaffolding Instruction, Early Childhood, Content and Language Integrations, Assessment and Accountability, Advocacy, Leadership, AIM4S3, STEM Education and much more!


Leslie Sánchez
Director of Finance and Development
Dual Language Education New Mexico


21st Annual Dual Language Conference 
November 9 - 12, 2016 – Santa Fe, NM

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